Tag Archives: The Order of the Good Death



Death Salon Soon to Engage the Curious at Mütter Museum

The Death Salon teams up with Mütter Museum to share ideas, artefacts, and a deathly good evening of food and dance

According to their website, the Death Salon is a collective of “historians, writers, artists, musicians, death professionals, and armchair researchers shining a light on the culture of death denial by engaging with mortality via various media.” The main minds behind … Continue reading

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Book Review: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

A young woman's funny, heartfelt memoir of working as a mortician and revolutionizing how we think of death

From her opening line “A girl always remembers the first corpse she shaves,” I could tell this isn’t your run-of-the-mill memoir. Caitlin Doughty’s Smoke Gets In Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory is at once laugh-out-loud funny and … Continue reading

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