Time for a video. It’s only 5 minutes and it’s funny. Kooky funny, but with an educational bonus. You always learn something with Caitlin.

Caitlin Doughty is the founder of the Order of the Good Death. She also has a webseries on You Tube, Ask a Mortician. She’s doing boatloads to advance our current funeral traditions. She may be a little wacky, but it’s in service to opening our eyes to concepts we have never thought of, never mind thought through.

Here she addresses the Viking Funeral and its viability as a modern option. (Spoiler alert) Disappointing for those who may have had their heart set on it, and intriguing to learn about for those who don’t even know what it means. And in the end… yes, a little tiny alternative (boat) idea that is at the heart of I Want a Fun Funeral: Find a way to make whatever crazy idea you have your own.