Monday, January 18, 2010

Death Becomes You

These "tips for seniors" -- Obituary Writing 101 -- are pretty hilarious!

Leave it to chance and you’ll end up with some off-the-rack, saccharine-coated, blandly benign recap of your life. Face facts, for most folks this will be your first mention in the local newspapers. Now is your time to shine, damn it.

I say, write it yourself. It's not difficult -- an obituary follows a pretty simple formula:

  • A Nice Photo
  • The Announcement
  • Family Crap
  • Your Life in 150 Words or Less
  • Service Details
  • A Fitting Summation

  • Read the full thing HERE.

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