How to Sell a Coffin – The Italian Way

Talk about ‘Waking the Dead’. In the immortal words of Tom Waits ‘she’s so good, it make a dead man cum’. From Sky News:

‘Glamour models are helping to sell coffins in an Italian funeral parlour’s raunchy calendar.
The Rome-based undertakers have released pictures of 12 pouting women showing off caskets on the firm’s website.
Maurizio Matteucci, the 32-year-old son of the parlour’s owner, came up with the idea.
He hopes the pictures will encourage people to “loosen up” on the subject of death.’

Predictably enough, select Italian Catholics have gone nuts. Hehehe.
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Ah and sure feck it, while we’re here:

Damien DeBarra was born in the late 20th century and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. He now lives in London, England where he shares a house with four laptops, three bikes and a large collection of chairs.