15 ‘Killer’ Death-Row Last Meals
Even the calories here are really criminal — click through this incredibly gluttonous slideshow to see for yourself!
Whether people are for or against the death penalty is immaterial when it comes to one other issue: Many have considered what they would want for their very last meal on earth.
Food photographer Henry Hargreaves has never agreed with capital punishment. Yet when Texas purged the “last meal” tradition in 2011, Hargreaves recreated and staged the last meal requests of some death row inmates in his “No Seconds” and “A Year of Killing” series.
As Hargreaves himself said on the topic, “I couldn’t stomach any food if i knew I was going to die, but if I was a famous rock star I’d want Miller High Life beer, oatmeal and raisin cookies and fresh fruit plate.”
Scroll through the gallery below to understand exactly what “eating like you’re going to the chair” means.