Today’s Nourishing Yet Truly Morbid Fact!
A young Kentucky woman directed in her will that tobacco should be planted on her grave, so that her bereaved lovers could smoke the leaves which her remains had nourished.
Culled from: Weird Wills & Eccentric Last Wishes
Perhaps a secondary motivation would be lung cancer? Wicked woman!
Weegee Du Jour!
Weegee was the pseudonym of Arthur Fellig (June 12, 1899 – December 26, 1968), a photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography. Weegee worked in Manhattan, New York City’s Lower East Side as a press photographer during the 1930s and ’40s, and he developed his signature style by following the city’s emergency services and documenting their activity. Much of his work depicted unflinchingly realistic scenes of urban life, crime, injury and death.
Here’s a series from his book Weegee’s New York: Photographs, 1935-1960.