Yearly Archives: 2011

Autumn for Fetishists

Even though I grew up in Hawai’i, where not a damn thing ever changes, I’m a bit of a fetishist for Autumn.  Autumn is, of course, THE premier metaphor for the beautiful,… 

November 7, 2011 | Blog

Happy 7 Billion!

This is a fantastic video made by National Public Radio about our world’s recent crossover into 7 billion people. If you like Ask a Mortician, you’ll like the clear, concise way this… 

November 6, 2011 | Blog

For the love of Bad Funeral Bitches

Thank you to everyone who sent me the New York Times profile of funeral director Doris Amen.  Well done correctly identifying a bad bitch. Let me explain.  That last time we heard… 

November 5, 2011 | Blog

Meet Me on The Faycebooooo.

For those of you who are not inclined to visit blogs on the regular, but still want the occasional death update, consider friending the Order of the Good Death on facebook.  I… 

November 4, 2011 | Blog

Is This Real Life? (Death Edition)

Well. Holy Shit. You put out one little self-made genky YouTube video and all of a sudden the death revolution is on!  Without being too sincere (I’m not good at interweb sincerity)… 

November 4, 2011 | Blog

Ask a Mortician has arrived!

I have made a ridiculous thing upon this day. You got death questions, we got death answers. More Info Here 

November 3, 2011 | Blog

Ask a Mortician Ep 1

Oh, the delicious hot mess youtube that is Ask A Mortician. Influenced by Bill Nye the Science Guy and the teen girls making youtube vlogs, it is the ultimate in my PERSONAL… 

November 3, 2011 | Videos

Hallows Crafts 4 Morticians

Ah, All Hallows season.  ‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year, non? While morticians as a whole do tend to love the darquest of holidays, plastic witches and fog machines and… 

November 1, 2011 | Blog

Not a Goddamn Bit of Sense

This is a real shirt for sale on Amazon. Can ANYONE explain the slogan to me?  Even sort of? This is a close up of the text. “Like you could do better”… 

October 29, 2011 | Blog

The Graveyard Book

I got a text from my roommate telling me to turn on NPR in 10 minutes when they’d be interviewing Neil Gaiman for a children’s book segment.  “The graveyard children’s book author”… 

October 29, 2011 | Blog

Space Essay

For some reason this did not cross post on my blog and essays section. It’s an essay on death in SPACE. FIND ME HERE 

October 28, 2011 | Blog