Going Out in a Blaze of Glory

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From Erin: Hunter Thompson, who had his ashes shot from a cannon, would have loved this…


Turn Your Cremated Remains into Live Ammunition with Holy Smoke
by Brit Liggett
inhabitat.com
October 10, 2011

With all the talk these days about the destructive and toxic nature of modern day burials, sustainable ways to honor your deceased loved ones are popping up left and right. Now with the help of Holy Smoke, an Alabama-based company started by Clem Parnell and Thad Holmes, you can turn your loved one's ashes into live ammunition and honor them with a bang. The founders actually started the company partially because of personal issues with the ecological costs of burials and are offering their services for just $850 - plus shipping and handling.

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