...nothing uni-dimensional to see here...
The prize piece in their display window is a coffin decorated with images of mostly naked, muscular young men in athletic poses inspired by Italian Renaissance paintings.A life defined by what you did with your genitals?
“We believe you should be able to have a coffin that lets you embark on your last journey in a way that reflects how you lived your life,” undertaker Thomas Brandl told Reuters on Thursday.
The gay couple also sell coffins and urns in rainbow colours — the international symbol of the gay and lesbian movement — and offer burials around a tree reserved exclusively for homosexuals.And the dulcet tones of The Village People offer a last touching memory.
C'mon, people... is that all there is?
FROM THE COMMENTS: C'mon now, everybody needs...
...a hobby, says Chris...
"Would it bother you if a movie fan wanted to be buried in a movie inspired casket? Or if a car buff wanted to be buried in a metallic coffin with chrome trim?"Yeah... there's a clear-cut equivalence.
See, Chris... I've said it before...
"Fewer feather boas... more David Sedaris."**********
UPDATE: Wow, look who's back...
...apparently Chris really has a
"Oh, yeah, you(sic) concerned about how such things would affect the 'grandparents'."**********
10:23 AM, November 20, 2010
"Though I do understand your deep concern for "grandparents" and their impressions of such things."
10:57 AM, November 20, 2010
"I was getting your deep and honest concern about "grandparent" sensibilities."
1:40 PM, November 20, 2010
"Those poor "grandparents". Thankfully someone honestly has their best interests at heart."
10:29 AM, November 21, 2010
"Are we to assume you no longer care about grandparent feelings? If that's the case, then why do you care about the availability of these caskets?"
8:34 AM, November 22, 2010
LAST WORD: Yoohoo, Chris... over here
In your personal crusade against perceived homophobia... ya think maybe there might possibly be some bigger fish to fry?
Thanks to an amendment supported by a group of African and Muslim nations — which passed by a vote of 79-70 — the reference to sexual orientation has been struck from this year’s resolution.Nah... what was I thinking?
The effective message is that killing someone because they’re gay just isn’t that bad.