This Bizarro cartoon takes us to a funeral with a gigantic oversize casket. No, the occupant was not “one of the bigger people” as Keith Davis with the Goliath Casket Company calls obese people in this Family Plot Blog post on dealing with overweight corpses.
The minister intones, “Those of us who knew him were well aware of his battle with claustrophobia.”
So, let’s give him a burial container as big as a Manhattan apartment! Some funeral directors would love to sell a family such an oversized casket for a pretty penny.
Too bad open air cremations aren’t much of an option in the U.S. for claustrophobic people. You’d have to become a resident of Crestone, Colorado for six months before you could avail yourself of their open-air cremations. More at this blog post.