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October 01, 2020


The Newly Legal Process for Turning Human Corpses to Soil

(Thanks to John Lobert)


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" Green cemeteries are lovely places "

We'll take your word for it.

I guess they want all funerals to be transparent.
No more encryption, I guess

Remember the first season of Fargo where a wood-shipper was employed to greatly speed up the process? But, then again, so does cannibalism, one would assume, which if composting your waste was employed in the process fertilizer as a by-product could be an added benefit, but personally this all sounds too reminiscent of the "final solution" to be of any comfort what-so-ever. Just let the worms do what worms do.

"Honey, the garden is looking a little stressed."

"I'll go throw a little Uncle Newt on it. He was a farmer, so he should be able to make it healthier."

There have been many uses for corpses in film and literature. Soylent Green, a 1973 movie starring Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson possibly had the best plan. The Twilight Zone story, to Serve Man, gave us a scenario where aliens might like humans more than we suspected. Others such as Sweeny Todd and Silence of the Lambs show us that being dead doesn't end your usefulness.

Le Pet, how could you forget the immortal classic, "Motel Hell" (which I actually saw again for the first time in maybe 30 years recently)?

Rod--I totally missed that one. I plan to rectify that shortcoming of useful things to know, posthaste.

Hey Rod. You can view Motel Hell on Amazon prime and Shout Factory is coming out with a 4K version, lots of extras and a movie poster.


When this movie came out I was working long hours for Houston Mining as a general manager. This was not long after escaping from working in mental hospitals---but I digress.

The new process for corpse recycling could be combined with a last ride pickup service called Unter.

Beethoven has been decomposing since 1827.

My first plan for my ashes was made illegal — scattered over a large outdoor food event In Chicago. I asked the family friend and funeral director “Alright, who squealed.”

My son gets a list on Halloween of places where I want remains scattered, preferably where there is no harm to animals or plants and where charges are a misdemeanor

Did you know that Central Park’s conservatory committee bans drones AND scattering remains?

@Rod, image what decomposed politicians could do for ailing gardens.

"I'm not dead yet!"

"don't ask, don't tell" has been some friends' solution on scattering cremains. The groundskeepers at one golf course may be puzzled at the nice bouquet that shows up every Memorial Day after a widow's midnight visit.


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