Morbid Fact Du Jour For November 24, 2017

Today’s Tasty Yet Truly Morbid Fact!

A sweets-lover to the end, the last words, spoken after he had a strawberry ice cream soda, of Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame:

“That was the best ice cream soda I ever tasted.”


Costello Meets The Big Sleep

Culled from: The Big Sleep: True Tales and Twisted Trivia about Death

Mourning Photo Du Jour

Beautiful Girl on Deathbed
circa 1855 – sixth-plate daguerreotype – 3.75″ x 3.25″

A beautiful young girl on her deathbed. Although her eyes are open and appear to be looking at the camera, the flowers indicate that she was most likely deceased when this portrait was taken. 

Culled from: Beyond the Dark Veil: Post Mortem & Mourning Photography from The Thanatos Archive 

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