by Rachel Swan
Americans have pretty obscene ways of coping with the death of a loved one. Ever read a step-by-step how-to for embalming? Ungodly. But Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards reached new depths of nastiness when he told a reporter at British magazine NME that he'd snorted the ashes of his father Bert Richards, who died in 2002. According to a recent report in SF Gate , the rock star warned young musicians not to follow his lead. Ewww.