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Topic: Bizarre, maybe tasteless, but fascinating!
Message: Posted by: ed rhodes (Sep 12, 2019 09:12PM)
This is a mortician named Caitlin Doughty, Who is very into the philosophy of death acceptance and the "good death." This has made her unpopular with her contemporaries, as she preaches against massive coffins, elaborate funerals or even embalming! Claiming those chemicals, and the heavy metals from the coffins go into the Earth.


She's done a number of videos on the subject of death and corpses. This is one on the use of bodies in art;

Message: Posted by: Slim King (Sep 16, 2019 09:21PM)
My son has massive tattoo's .. I have none. I told my children that I would get a tattoo if they would tan my hide after I've passed and framed the thing .. Creeped them out .. I'm wondering why? :angelbear:
Message: Posted by: ed rhodes (Sep 20, 2019 04:17PM)
"So we tanned his hide when he died, Clyde, and that's it hanging on the shed!"

My daughter wants me to get Mickey Mouse, in a tuxedo, holding up a fan of cards.


I was intrigued, and looked up some good parlors. $150.00 to $200.00! I told my daughter; "For that kind of money, I could buy real magic tricks!" But I just might do it some day!