Meet the new Order of the Good Death mascot, the noble dead…

Meet the new Order of the Good Death mascot, the noble dead squid.  This freshly dead cephalapod dances the medieval danse macabre on its throne of despair as soy sauce rains from the heavens. Or, if you are looking for a more scientific explanation 

August 9, 2011 | Blog

Mother, May I Play With Death?

Both of these images are of loving skeleton mothers.  It taps into quite a primal fear, no?  That our greatest source of comfort and love is, in fact, a mortal creature doomed to die. Dear Skull Mommy, Keep up the great work. You so beautifully capt... 

August 8, 2011 | Blog

dethb00k reviewz: "The Funeral Planner"

This week, New York Magazine featured a story about Elizabeth Meyer, a sassy young funeral planner who happens to be a, “stunning 26-year-old brunette ” with a background in fashion. …the mortuary started her as a receptionist, a role that incl... 

July 30, 2011 | Blog

dethb00k reviewz: “The Funeral Planner”

This week, New York Magazine featured a story about Elizabeth Meyer, a sassy young funeral planner who happens to be a, “stunning 26-year-old brunette” with a background in fashion. …the mortuary started her as… 

July 30, 2011 | Blog

Today’s wrathful thoughts.

Your Mortician has been tutoring a pair of twins for almost a year now.  They are a holdover from when I used to be a poor death school student.  Here they are kicking it colonial in one of our Ecstasy of Decay films.  Hi Ladies! Today we were talk... 

July 24, 2011 | Blog

Tales from the Decomposing Meat Dress Front

This is from a story in the LA Times about a local taxidermist preserving Gaga’s meat dress.  The dress wasn’t well preserved, and was rotting when it was delivered to his shop.  But this brave soul was like, “they paid me upfront so fuck it. 

July 19, 2011 | Blog

Dispatches from the Universal Order

Dear Friends, Hark! Changes be afoot at the Order of the Good Death! I have a new tumblr: CLICK ME FOR THE NEW TUMBLR This will allow for your daily injection of… 

May 31, 2011 | Blog