Our Halloween pick: a spooky, kooky, very funny Web site

Jacob Sager Weinstein’s blog, Caught Dead In That, features photographs of the weirdest, most whacked-out tombstones imaginable.

A few belong to very famous people (Karl Marx, Billy the Kid). Others belong to people whose families must have loved them very, very much. “Guy’s sister Diana told reporters the family decided on the unique memorial ‘because Guy so much enjoyed talking on the phone,’” one of the captions reads. (The tombstone in question? A giant, granite cell phone.) The blog itself is pretty new, so it won’t take you long to click through the archives. Besides, Guy’s tombstone—and a few of the other inadvertent masterpieces you’ll find here—are well worth the pre-Halloween effort.

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Our Halloween pick: a spooky, kooky, very funny Web site