Death

Christopher Reeve is Still Dead

No Google. It is not Christopher Reeves’ 69th birthday because he stopped having birthdays when he was 52. You know. Because, he died when he was 52. Birthdays are celebrated by the living for the living. If you have a 16th birthday it is because...

Services Update

It looks like I am going to attend the services for my baby brother because in this instance, it would seem completely wrong for me not to attend. My brother and I weren’t really close in the latter part of his life but we were...

Funerals

I’ll tell you why I think funerals are archaic and stupid. It is because they are not about the person who actually died. They are about a bunch of people who knew the dead person and who come together to make themselves feel better about...

Obituary Madness

I find it immensely entertaining to read the obituary pages of my local newspaper. Why? Well, because of all of the bullshit in the short articles about each person. I’m not talking about wild claims of how good of a person they were. No. I’m...

Death

Wow. I did not realize that I already had a category about death. The reason that we are all afraid of death is because that we’re afraid of the unknown. I would argue that death isn’t unknown. I’m sure we’ve all experienced it in some...

Why I Hate Funerals

They are a complete waste of time. They are only about the living and not really the dead person who doesn’t give a shit about what you planned, what you are doing, and how they are dressed because…you know…they are dead. Death is a very...