Skeletoure

This fierce dead bish is working this dress better than any living model, amiright? Skeletoure for Winter 2011.   Photo by Richard Avedon   

October 6, 2011 | Blog

Steve Jobs Tells It Like It Is

We like Steve Jobs, right?  We trust his vision, we trust his wisdom. So let us also trust him on death. “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool… 

October 5, 2011 | Blog

Maurice Sendak refuses to lie to your child

Maurice “Where the Wild Things Are” Sendak has given some great interviews to The Guardian  and The New York Times recently about how our society is watering things down for children. “I… 

October 5, 2011 | Blog

“Without Which We Can Live”

  Order poet Sheera Talpaz writes on the her father and the death of her favorite poet.   WITHOUT WHICH WE CAN LIVE                                     For my father                                     & in memory of… 

October 5, 2011 | Blog

Deathstination: The LaBrea Tar Pits

Today’s Deathstination:  The LaBrea Tar Pits Location:  Los Angeles, CA First Impressions Saturday morning my roommate and I arrived at the LaBrea Tar Pits, which I had never actually been to, despite… 

October 4, 2011 | Morbid Travel

Fluorescent Mask Hospice Win

There was a story in the New York Times about a year ago that NO ONE SENT ME.  I know a bunch of you read the Times (lookin’ at you, Frankel).  So… 

October 3, 2011 | Blog

Breaking News: Rotting Stuff Smells Bad!

The city of Seattle requires its citizens to recycle food scraps.  Did you know that?  I didn’t know that. Apparently it’s been very successful thus far, but the massive composting facilities smell… 

September 30, 2011 | Blog

Fancy Edible Skeleton Party

Heston Blumenthal (best name in the world, btw) is one of those “fancy” English chefs.  He does molecular gastronomy, vacuum seals, and apparently he’s a revolutionary desert bacon connoisseur. “Blumenthal is a… 

September 30, 2011 | Blog

Death Twat of the Week

  “A Wisconsin cemetery groundskeeper is charged with prying an expensive Fender Telecaster guitar from the hands of a corpse because he allegedly thought the instrument was too valuable to end up… 

September 29, 2011 | Blog

High School + Morgue = Joy (#SimpleMath)

Back when I was waiting for the Order’s website to be back up and running, I posted these amazing photos from the 70’s of high school students visiting a crematory on the… 

September 28, 2011 | Blog

Cantaloupes of DEATH

Oh holy hell what is this about cantaloupes? WASHINGTON — Federal health officials said Wednesday more illnesses and possibly more deaths may be linked to an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe in… 

September 28, 2011 | Blog