Mourning Customs and History

Called by the Dead

Called by the Dead The living are called by the dead to join them, even if it means committing suicide. The dead can be so demanding…

Old Jokes’ Home

Old Jokes’ Home Celebrating Tell an Old Joke Day with Victorian gallows humor, cholera jokes, puns, and heartlessness.

Haunted by a Death-bed Promise

Haunted by a Death-bed Promise Some spouses asked for death-bed promises that their husband or wife would not remarry. And some returned from beyond the grave to enforce that promise.

A New Year’s Parade of the Damned

A New Year’s Parade of the Damned

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