It's seriously the best medicine that's not really medicine, and can even take the edge off the saddest, most depressing topic of all: death.
Don't believe me? Just look at this retired fireman's hilarious obituary.
William Ziegler may have passed away, but he wanted to leave his family and friends something to laugh about in his permanent absence.
So if you know you're on borrowed time, you may want to pen yourself a witty obit. Wow, that sounds really morbid.