I like collect things, sometimes weird stories.
Check this out:
     Petronius (27C.E.–66 C.E.),  a Roman writer at Nero’s court; known for insulting the emperor in his will; wrote "The Satyricon", but hardly anything he wrote was preserved.  
     How did he kill himself? 
     By repeatedly opening his veins and re-closing them so that he could chat with his friends while he died.
     This man is a genius, a freaking genius!  Life is art, so is death.  How to die is a matter of chioce, that is–by how you live.