Cole Imperi is the owner of Doth Brands, a creative agency that primarily serves the health, wellness, end-of-life and deathcare professions. *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Right now, my godmother, aunt-in-law, and a guy I went… 

December 29, 2012 | Essays by Contributors

Malibu Celebs Hate Decomposing Whales

As I’ve shared with you before, I don’t like whales. They are a fear of mine. They’re unnaturally large aquatic beasts moving in the great, horrifying deep and will one day arise… 

December 25, 2012 | Blog

On Sweden, Art, and Consent to Use Human Remains

Sweden, I have to say, you’re really on a roll lately with the human remains desecration accusations. First, last month, there was the 37-year-old woman charged with necrophilia after investigators found a… 

December 7, 2012 | Blog

American Funeral Home Revolution #4: What’s in a License?

The fourth installment from awesome Austin-based funeral director Sarah Wambold documenting the process of opening her own funeral home. (Catch up: American Funeral Home Revolution #1, #2, #3) *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Hey Funeralites, Thanks for checking back.… 

December 5, 2012 | Blog // Guest Posts

Baking With Ashes: Revisited

As die-hard (that’s right, *DIE*-hard) Ask a Mortician watchers know, in Episode Four I attempted to bake faux cremated remains into a chocolate cake, to test whether or not it was possible… 

November 28, 2012 | Blog

New Ask a Mortician Episode- SCIENCE

Scientific Body Donation– total dystopian creepfest or the modern way to go? That, my friends, is up to you as you choose your own post-mortem adventure!   

November 27, 2012 | Blog

The Best Little Death Exhibit in London

The title of this blog is a reference to the 1982 Burt Reynolds & Dolly Parton movie The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.  I won’t get into the plot , since it… 

November 16, 2012 | Blog