Morbid Anatomy Museum: The Dark Side Gets Its Due

June 27, 2014 4:00 PM

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New York: Most of us don't stop for death until it kindly, or unkindly, stops for us. And then there is the new Morbid Anatomy Museum, which will throw the Grim Reaper an enthusiastic welcome party when it opens its doors this weekend in Brooklyn.

There will be a ribbon-cutting on the stylish black facade, a "spirit photo booth" and traditional mourning foods, prepared from a cookbook called "Death Warmed Over." But the museum's broader mission - showcasing aspects of culture we might wish to dismiss as morbid or marginal - is deeply (if not ...

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