The Hungry Ghost Festival: When It’s Time to Feed Your Dead

The Hungry Ghost Festival or Yu Lan is the time of year when, in Taoist and Buddhist beliefs, the gates to the spirit world are opened and the deceased walk the earth again searching for their living relatives, potentially angry, and definitely hungry. 

October 30, 2017 | Blog

Faces of Death: Landis Blair

Our series Faces of Death showcases the death revolutionaries we are fortunate enough to work with here at The Order. This month meet Landis Blair, the wonderful artist behind the illustrations in From Here to Eternity, and part of the Ask a Mortician team! 

October 7, 2017 | Blog

POP GOES THE REAPER! – September 2017

Get ready to explore your mortality through the games, movies, books and shows our contributors are currently consuming. Find new things to read, watch, or play – on your own, or with friends and family of all ages. 

September 30, 2017 | Blog

Faces of Death: Jeff Jorgenson

We’re back with another installment of our Faces of Death series, and that means it’s time to meet another notable death revolutionary here at The Order; green funeral home owner, Jeff Jorgenson. 

August 30, 2017 | Blog

Faces of Death: Kelly Christian

Here’s the latest  installment in our new series, Faces of Death, which showcases the death revolutionaries we are fortunate enough to work with at the Order. Meet writer Kelly Christian, who uses her work as as a tool to bring social history and current events together to facilitate conversations about death. 

July 18, 2017 | Blog