We looked inside some of the tweets by @TheGoodDeath and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
I'LL TAKE "DYING INSIDE WILL NEVER GET OVER THIS HAPPENING" FOR $400, ALEX.
Meet Paolo Gorini, a scientist and engineer, devoted to the destiny of the dead. http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com/unearthing-gorini-petrifier
Our humanity — our humanness — is inextricably intertwined with the fact of our mortality. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/18/opinion/life-is-short-thats-the-point.html#click=https://t.co/x9gfnjHPWo
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Ashes in Urn, Edward Gorey.
“A good death for a good boy — a working dog, and his work, as they say, was done.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/05/31/gifts-our-dying-dog-gave-my-sons/?utm_term=.fa543c8c8595
In classic Ask a Mortician style, this week we're discussing the perceived dangers of embalming blood and just what happens to those valuable gold teeth hanging out in the mouth of a corpse. Come join us!
We’ve got a shiny new website over at @OrderGoodDeath which features the first of our new Limited Edition designs that will go toward supporting organizations that share our mission.
In classic Ask a Mortician style, today we're discussing the perceived dangers of embalming blood and just what happens to those valuable gold teeth hanging out in the mouth of a corpse. Come join us!
TV show pitch:
DNA testing for unknown remains and unmarked graves called "Memento Maury."
"When it comes to 567 year-old Richard the III of England– car park in Leicester, you ARE the burial site."
I have long nails for the first time in my life. My new memoir will be a harrowing look at my improbable and painful journey learning to type and text again.
Author Thomas Laqueur looks at the necrotopology of the churchyard. https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/11/02/can-these-dry-bones-live/
Why Don't Mausoleums Smell Like Decay?
Wall of corpses, where is thy stink?
Blood-red cinnabar and gleaming gold; fickle mercury and fiery sulphur: these were the ingredients of immortality, according the Chinese alchemists of the Tang dynasty. They are also deadly poisons. https://daily.jstor.org/elixir-immortal-life-deadly-obsessions/
Corpses On a Plane! ✈️ https://youtu.be/QvFZDPq3tZA
For Hindus, Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in the world, and ‘salvation homes’ have been set up across the city to house the men and women who come to live – and die – here. http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190617-indias-city-where-people-come-to-die
Excited to announce the relaunch of our store & the first of our special LE designs we commissioned to support orgs that share our mission and target specific needs within their communities - first up is our Santa Muerte tee to benefit @TransLifeline!
“After I die, my body will help solve crimes as part of a world-renowned criminal justice program.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/well/live/my-afterlife-on-the-body-farm.html
Attempting to desensationalize Aokigahara, the myth of the "suicide forest," its history, and what is being done there today.