TOKYO (Reuters, 2/16/06) — Japan's obsession with camera-equipped mobile phones has taken a bizarre twist, with mourners at funerals now using the devices to capture a final picture of the deceased.
Dear people of Japan,
If I ever die—and you can't prove that I will—please don't take pictures of my corpse with a cell phone. A professional camera with actual 35mm film is preferable. My corpse deserves respect. And soft focus if you don't mind. 'Preciate it, east side!