Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Death and Diction

My new fave internet personality is Caitlin Doughty, an actual mortician, YouTube presenter and the prime creative force behind The Order of the Good Death, a site that will answer ANY questions you may have about leaving the mortal coil.  I could listen to her talk about anything, including corpse poo, exploding caskets and, for a really grim vicarious experience, this video:



What sets her apart from most YouTube celebs (besides her subject matter)? What feature makes Caitlin so appalling appealing? Is it her bangs? Her lily white skin? Her entrancing green eyes? Her inviting wide mouth with its perfect teeth framed by those delectable lips? No, no, no and no. It is none of these things.

IT IS HER DICTION! In this world of lazy ‘relaxed’ speakers, Catlin’s perfectly performed pronouncements are a panacea for pessimistic purveyors of public prose.

Much more at The Order of the Good Death site, or just click through to YouTube on the video above for hours of macabre fun. Stick with the vids to the very end, you won’t want to miss her post-credit gags.

I think I’m in love.

By Professor Batty



5 Comments:

Blogger oroboros said...

Yoiks! Who says we don't see the offbeat with Professor Batty!


Blogger Jono said...

She really IS a delight!


Blogger Professor Batty said...

Dream date!


Anonymous Shoshanah said...

I've actually been enjoying her videos for awhile, too! My favorite part, really, is her editing. She is a master of the humorous cut. And I do enjoy the Betty Page bangs, as well! And the subject matter, of course. Ha ha.

She has so many videos. It's great.


Blogger Professor Batty said...

Diction, Bettie Page, Death, and humorous video editing. What more could you want?

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