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

Fauxmains, or Man Made Death

I’m now going to share with you something I hate. I hate when people are REALLY SUPER PROUD of themselves for doing something sort- of- mildly “quirky” with cremated ashes.  Now, by… 

March 30, 2011 | Experimental Death

One Track Baby, Born to Decay

  This post features the lyrical stylings of Shannon Cwikla, valiant comrade of the Order, who you may know from her portrayal of the grotesque corpse in our most recent Ecstasy of… 

March 7, 2011 | Experimental Death

Requiem for a Body Van

Deathlings, I am despondent to report that after five months and over 20,000 miles of corpse driving, I am no longer a body van driver. The Man took my beloved Mercedes Sprinter… 

March 4, 2011 | Illustrious Corpses

Eros & Thanatos in the Age of Bieber

Happy St. Valentine’s Day Massacre to all you lonelyhearts! This post is about Justin Bieber.  Also Hitler.  But first it’s about Freud. Sigmund Freud, or Dr. Siggy, as his friends called him,… 

February 14, 2011 | Eros & Thanatos

Country Music Death Propaganda

Driving the body van hither and thither through the wilds of Southern California, I have come to appreciate music I wouldn’t normally listen to.  By the time I get out into the… 

February 7, 2011 | Illustrious Corpses