Links of the Dead {August 2016}

Sedlec, Nona Limmen

Sedlec, Nona Limmen

A gathering of death related links that I have encountered in the past month or so. From somber to hilarious, from informative to creepy, here’s a snippet of things that have been reported on or journaled about related to matters of death & dying & mortality.

💀 I arrived at my friend’s party. A few hours later she died, exactly as planned.
💀 This 25-Year-Old Cancer Patient Is Live Blogging His Death
💀 Photographer Karen Jerzyk shares her journey onward from her father’s sudden death 
💀 ‘Right, Before I Die’ LA photo exhibit on wisdom of the dying
💀 The King is Dead: Death Positivity in the Epic of Gilgamesh
💀 Palliative care physician BJ Miller asks big questions about how we think on death
💀 Artist Nona Limmen on her philosophies of death and the inspiration she finds there
💀 Death & the Maidens: Why Women Are Working With Death
💀 Saturday September 17, 2016 is the15th annual hearse show in Hell (Hell, MI)
💀 Your Own Personal Graveyard: Tiny Tombstones and Memento Mori
💀 N.Y. Close to Allowing Pets to be Buried With Their Owners
💀 Four things dying people agree are as bad as or worse than death
💀 Talk is cheap. Burials are not: Telling people what you want for your funeral is not enough
💀 What Happens When a Cemetery Dies?
💀 We’re All Going to Die review: Leah Kaminsky puts a positive spin on our demise

Previous installments:
Links of the Dead for July 2016
Links of the Dead for June 2016
Links of the Dead for May 2016
Links of the Dead for April 2016
Links of the Dead for March 2016
Links of the dead for February 2016
Links of the dead for January 2016
Links of the dead for December 2015
Links of the dead for November 2015
Links of the dead for September 2015
Links of the dead for August 2015

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