Posts tagged "funeral"

Chinese Woman Stages Her Own Funeral While Alive So She Could “Enjoy It”

A lot of people are curious about what it might be like at their own funeral. Who'd show up? What would they say? Would there be fondue at the wake? Important questions that most of us will never be able to answer. Except for Chinese student Zeng Jia, who staged her own friggin' funeral while…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 3, 2013

Edgar Allan Poe Gets a Funeral “Do-Over”

The first time Edgar Allan Poe died, no one really noticed. In 1849, at age 40, the macabre poet prince was discovered drunk, delirious, and penniless outside a Baltimore watering hole. Four days later, he died of unknown causes—the best guesses include alcoholism, cholera, rabies, tuberculosis, heart disease, or suicide. And let’s just say that…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 8, 2009

You’re Urnbelievable: Facing Your Fear Of Death

Michael Jackson's memorial brought about some insane products, but now the average joe can find the crazy to fit their budget. Cremation Solutions, which already offers a creative line of diamonds, jewelry, and glass paper weights all fabricated from your loved one’s ashes, is now using 3D imaging to make one-of-a-kind urns that look just…

By: Simcha / August 3, 2009

Quick Pic: R.I.P. Farrah Fawcett

On Sunday, Farrah Fawcett was laid to rest. Tear. [Los Angeles, 6/30/09]…

By: Simcha / July 2, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Lady On A Leash, Protests At Heath’s Funeral, And Sexy Church Billboards

A British woman is upset because she and her boyfriend weren’t allowed to board a bus – because she was being led around on a leash. Maybe she should keep the S&M in the bedroom. [Asylum] Members of the Westboro Baptist Church plan to protest at Heath Ledger’s funeral, saying Heath’s role in Brokeback Mountain

By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2008