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    28 Things For Anyone Far Too Fascinated By All Things Dark And Deadly

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    1. An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good, a delightful book of short stories centering around an elderly lady who just happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time when people die. A total coincidence!!!


    "Both of us ended up reading this WITHOUT EVEN PLANNING IT THAT WAY. It took me maybe a day, tops, to read and will take you probably even less. I got so much joy out of reading these tales with a macabre tinge, especially while waiting on some friends at a bar where I had to explain the book's theme to a stranger!" —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $7.27+.

    2. A board game sure to make you and your friends die with laughter while playing... even if your score is rather ~grim~.


    To play, each person takes turns reading a description of a death while the other players decide if they think the death is real or made up. If correct, you get to move a step further to safety, if wrong, you have to move the grim reaper one step closer to you. The first person to make it around the board wins!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    3. A BoneBox subscription that'll mail you a new set of skulls each month. Only a ~bonehead~ would skip out on this!


    Or... you know... people who don't understand why anyone would want skeleton snail mail. I guess they probably exist.

    Promising review: "I've gotten four of these boxes so far and am looking forward to my next one! I received a chinchilla skull this month! The skulls and other beautiful surprises have been quality additions to my home month after month. This is such a creative and thoughtful subscription box!" —Shannon

    Get it from CrateJoy for $24.99+/month (available in two plans).

    4. A steampunk mug and Death Wish coffee so you can have an appropriate pick-me-up the morning after a late night when you feel like death despite sleeping in.


    Your caffeine content will still depend on how you brew, but if you use these beautiful beans you'll get about 660 milligrams per 12 fluid-ounces.

    Promising review (for mug): "This mug is great quality and looks just like picture." —Michaela

    Promising review (for coffee): "Ok folks words of warning....if you have heart conditions, ration out your coffee. I'm serious; heed my warning or you could end up cleaning your entire house, doing all your yard work, making love to your partner, waxing your car, building a garage, or single handedly raising the Titanic on your own; all in the first hour after drinking this wonderful coffee. You have been warned!" —ITsTheXFactor

    Get them from Amazon: mug for $15.99 (available in four styles) and coffee for $19.99

    5. A meat cleaver clutch that'll align with your killer looks.


    Get it from Amazon for $29.94.

    6. Stiff, a book on the many uses of human cadavers sure to pique curious minds who hear the words "body farm" and don't mind learning just a bit more.


    "I've read this book cover-to-cover twice and can fully confirm the rave reviews; this is laugh out loud funny. Yeah, you read that right. Sure, it's grim and gruesome. But it manages to be equally light. I'd call it a brilliantly written beach read, if you're into reading about what happens to people whose hearts have stopped beating while you're on the beach." —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $9.08.

    7. A serial killer coloring book which, unnervingly, has a surprising number of grandmothers inside — for those of us who like rather ~sketchy~ stress-reliving activities.

    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    "Yet another piece from this post that I own, this coloring book is a delightful way to de-stress if you enjoy learning about the most stressful details of criminal cases. Each page is illustrated with specific objects based on the killers' unique personalities and evidence found at the scenes of their crimes. I listened to podcasts and videos of each murderer while I colored in their picture, which is something I only recommend doing if you have a strong stomach." —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $7.92.

    8. A *scarily* realistic bleeding hand candle to help scare the neighborhood kids out of ever treading on your lawn! Park it on your windowsill, light it, and enjoy the deathly silence.

    Creepy Candles / Etsy

    Get it from Creepy Candles of Etsy for $29.95.

    9. A laser engraved spoon for an entertaining utensil at brunch, although it *might* make your partner have second thoughts about letting you spoon them ever again.


    Promising review: "The quality looks and feels good — there’s a nice weight to the spoon. It doesn’t feel cheap and light. The letters and skull and bones are definitely and obviously etched, not painted on. Now I need to buy another so my kids don’t fight over this one." —Jasper Penn

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    10. A suspiciously stunning hand-painted ouija board that'll delight those of us who love talking about death so much we wouldn't mind talking *to* it on occasion.

    Pandora Witch Shop / Etsy

    Get it from Pandora Witch Shop on Etsy for $60 (available in five sizes) or get a less expensive board from Amazon for $17.99.

    11. The Invention of Murder, a non-fiction tome chronicling how the Victorians also had COMPLETELY NORMAL fascinations with death, crime, murder, etc., — and how it led to so much of the pop culture we crave today that feeds even more into that grim interest.


    "This was on my to-read list awhile after seeing it in one creepy book list or another — at this point I can't even keep track — and it was super interesting to learn about all sorts of stuff like crowds for public executions, fictionalized plays of true crime as the actual trails happened, the rampant fear of arsenic poisoning when in reality it happened so infrequently, and all kinds of things that led to obvious connections as to why so many of us (including me and Mallory!) are obsessed with true crime." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+.

    12. Corpse-cleansing body wash made without the nasty stuff like sulfates because your ole bag of bones deserves something more than stuff that'll strip your mortal visage of its moisture.

    Bloodbath / Etsy

    Get it from Bloodbath on Etsy for $11.95.

    13. A tarot card tapestry for giving your new home the doomsday decor you've always wanted but could never convince your roommates to embrace. Celebrate living alone in your own gleeful gloom!


    Get it from Printagrams on Etsy for $35+ (available in three sizes) or get a different style from Amazon for $14.42.

    14. A set of funny bathroom prints because sometimes you feel like you could spend an eternity in there, whether if it's while parked on the toilet or soaking away the stress of the day in a bubble bath.


    Promising review: "These prints are HILARIOUS! People laugh at the sight of them and my kids get a giggle every time they use the bathroom. It fits my bathroom theme perfectly. (We've got a 'Enjoy your poop' sign up, and lots of Calvin & Hobbs and Far Side comics to read. If anyone is in there too long, I know why. 😎" —L. T.

    Get them from Amazon for $19.95.

    15. And a skull toilet scrubber that's gonna show exactly how you feel about getting stuck with the ~crappiest~ chore in your apartment. If your roommates are making you clean the toilet, you're gonna make them look at your choice of bathroom decor every dang day!


    Promising review: "This was the final finishing piece to my horror bathroom! It's perfect (except I love it too much to use it for its purpose; I keep it in the bathroom for a decoration because it's too cool)!" —Keri Kowski

    Get it from Amazon for $32.90.

    16. Mothmeister, a coffee table book of haunted fairytales with photos featuring taxidermy art, Elizabethan fabric sculptures, nightmarishly stunning landscapes, and um, nightmares — for anyone who sees the beauty in critters that get a second (albeit, scarier) chance at "life".


    "Elizabeth and I couldn't wait to get our hands on a copy of this book when it was released. I currently have it sitting on my desk at work, warning anyone who wants to talk of the direction a conversation with me will take. It's true that each image is incredibly eerie, but they are also truly fine art. The artists who created it spent years mastering their skills to create the masks, costumes, and makeup and traveled the world to photograph in locations that best represent each brilliantly dark story." —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $35.56.

    17. A ghoulish tee that'll freak out anyone trying any funny business that deserves a death stare.

    Wicked Clothes

    Get it from Wicked Clothes for $20 (available in sizes XS–2XL).

    18. A deathly Burn Book pin to help you navigate your way through the social afterlife after your fallout with that fugly slut Regina George.

    Jad is Rad

    Get it from Jad is Rad for $10 (available in two colors).

    19. An obsidian ring with a rather unexpected shape — it's gonna be an accessory style coff-in fashion soon, we're certain.

    Rig and Dash / Etsy

    Get it from Rig and Dash on Etsy for $52 (available in 12 styles).

    20. A Shakespearean deaths card game so you can brush up on your knowledge of the Bard and his most memorable characters' (often untimely) deaths.


    "Thou know'st 'tis common; all that lives must die..."

    This is a brilliantly brutal card game for Shakespeare fans and anyone who wants to out-gloom their friends (if you think you don't like Shakespeare but love dramatic deaths, he might still be the guy for you). To play, each person must deal cards with the most dramatic moments like who uttered the greatest last words or who suffered the slowest, most tedious death? Points are also scored for gore and brutality, piteousness, and speed of death.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.91.

    21. Anatomy Rocks, a coffee table book full of contemporary art for art enthusiasts who would love reading about death and anatomy organ and again and again.


    "Hey! It's me again! Here to talk about another book that's sitting on my Death Desk. This one is chuck-full of stunning pieces of art, all gloriously gory and grim. The diverse range of artists featured in this will give you a fair sample of styles within this super satisfying theme. Just be aware, the anatomical blob sculptures are *gulp* a lot." —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $43.87.

    22. A death's head moth print on textured hand-made paper you're gonna love showing off in your home if the constant thought of the grim reaper and creepy crawlies doesn't ~bug~ you one bit.

    Print Is Dead / Etsy

    "We should have just called this post 'Things On My Desk' because guess what? This is also on my desk! This print is incredibly high quality. I have it sitting upright on a small tabletop easel and it's sturdy enough it has never blown down, despite being underneath an air vent. The paper is clearly handmade and the print is signed. I really dig this piece." —Mallory

    Get it from Print Is Dead on Etsy for $18.17.

    23. A mini backpack which, despite its size, is sure to easily hold all your favorite remains.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "This is PERFECT. I am in love. The material looks sturdy and I love how there are pockets in the front and back. It's true to the pictures. It stands on its own and I can fit a decent amount of stuff in it. I am one happy coffin owner." —KOTONOK

    Get it from Hot Topic for $42.90.

    24. A splurge-y iridescent skull to break up all the doom and gloom in your home. Ish.

    Grandin Road

    Get it from Grandin Road for $99.

    25. A Museum of Death T-shirt for eliciting all kinds of stares and questions. Yes, I went to the museum in New Orleans and yes, it was fantastic!

    Museum of Death

    "It's true, I went to the Museum of Death in New Orleans during a recent trip there, and it was everything I hoped and wish for. If you're reading this story, then yes you should go! Just don't eat anything *right* beforehand. And in case you're wondering, I have this shirt." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Museum of Death for $20+ (available in sizes S-XXXL).

    26. Glitzy flats that'll go perfectly with the mountains of black clothing in your closet. We all know it's such a happy color.

    @foxbloodshop / Via

    Get them from Foxblood Shop for $60 (available in sizes 6, 7, 10, 11; also in black letters).

    27. From Here to Eternity, a book on the world's funerary history written by a mortician/morbid scholar that'll get strangers' attention with the gorgeous cover. Just WAIT 'til they ask you what it's about. They're in for a treat!


    "OK, so this has been on my to-read list for the longest time after I saw some press Caitlin got upon its release. This seems like the definition of mine and Mallory's shit." —Elizabeth

    Promising review: "I have worked in pre-hospital for most of my adult life and have had many patients that I've witnessed die. While I know about the process of death, as an American I didn't know what happened after death (hold on, I'm not talking about paranormal stuff here, I'm talking about funeral-type of stuff). The way that I saw it was that I attempted to treat the patient, they didn't make it and died, and it's all over for me when I sign the paperwork. In reality there is a great deal more that follows. As an American, we are taught NOT to talk about this process; however, it's a part of life and if you look at death as a part of life, 1) you will be less afraid of death and 2) it can actually bring you closer to other cultures and see that your not that different after all. Ok, with the exception of removing a loved one from the grave, dressing them up, and inviting everyone over for a meal with the deceased to honor the deceased. Please don't misunderstand my comment — I'm not saying that it's wrong, what I'm saying is that it's different. Ms. Doughty had the privilege and honor to experience it and I learned a lot. She's a great author (this is where someone would say, 'she made me laugh, she made me cry...' but it's true. I hope that she writes a third book soon. Read it, you will love it." —Kevin Dorst

    Get it from Amazon for $9.59+.

    Welp, that reviewer will be GLAD TO KNOW that Caitlin did write a third book, Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death.

    28. And a tombstone pin you can whip out with enthusiasm whenever anyone tells you you should have a happier hobby.

    Liz Harry / Etsy

    Get it from Liz Harry on Etsy for $11 or get another funny headstone pin from Amazon for $8.95.

    When someone asks what your interests are:


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