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  • August 25, 2014
    Be honest, how do I look? "Dead." Because you only get one chance to make a last impression, a company in Japan allows people who are still alive to try on the outfit and makeup they want to be wear during their open-casket funeral (plus choose a custom coffin). Me? I don't... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2014
    Say hello to Miriam Burbank. Now wave goodbye, because she's deceased. And her daughters decided to send her off the way she would have wanted: attending her own kickass party. Mission accomplished. I only wish I could have been there. With a case of Busch beer by her side... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2011
    Knock knock. Who' there? Doctor. Doctor Who? HOW THE F*** DID YOU KNOW -- I WAS THROWING MY VOICE! This is a Doctor Who themed dead body receptacle from custom casket creator Creative Coffins. Because if there's one thin that matters to a dead person, it's a cool looking coff... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2011
    You know what sucks about funerals? Everything. There's not a single thing I like about them. And that's not even considering how bad they are for the environment. Whatever happened to dumping bodies in a volcano or leaving them out for animals to gnaw on? You know, like t... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2010
    Star Trek urns: niche product or the new standard in ash receptacles? I'm gonna go with niche product. BURN ME UP, SCOTTY. The $800 urns, from funeral products retailer Eternal Image, come with one of two inscriptions: "To boldly go" (pictured above) or "The voyage continues... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2009
    I don't know how long they've been doing this, but Wal-Mart now sells both coffins and urns for all your funeral needs. Currently the website stocks 14 different coffins and 104 different urns. Coffins will set you back between $895 to $2899 and urns from $32 to $243. Now I ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2009
    So yeah, this is sad. Private Richard Hunt, the 200th U.K. soldier to die in Afghanistan, was buried over the weekend. He would have been 22 yesterday. His father Phillip, enjoyed playing Call of Duty: World at War with his son. He left a copy of the game at his grave. "H... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    Michael Jackson, donning his last piece of flair (possibly a Bedazzled glove), will be buried in a 14-karat gold coffin only befitting of a king (of pop. Alternatively, Neverland). The $25,000 container from Batesville Casket Company ("because every family deserves a Batesvil... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2009
    Sebastian Neale, a 26 year old from South Wales and mega-fan of the Doctor Who series, passed away recently due to head injuries and was given a proper Dr. Who themed send off. The funeral music was swapped out in favor of the Dr. Who's theme song and mourners were greeted wi... / Continue →