And then today (sandwiched in between a conversation about phobias; clowns and moths for my Holistic friend and overripe bananas for me, because they remind me of my own mortality and withering decay, thanks for asking) I spotted this:
Here's the link for the story if you want to read it:
And it made me remember the completely brilliant, but apparently, rather controversial promotional campaign for the 'Six Feet Under'; which featured amongst others, these two advertisements:
I thought it was wonderfully dark and clever; but obviously not everybody agreed. Here's the whole story:
It does make you wonder though, as we seemingly almost embalm the living in a quest for perfection, where it's going to stop.