Monthly Archives: May 2018

World Goth Day 2018 in review

Here’s hoping everyone celebrated World Goth Day 2018 on Tuesday – that’s the problem with tying it to a date, it moves through the week and is murder on those of us working! I’m especially resentful of everyone enjoying Wave-Gotik-Treffen in … Continue reading

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Happy World Goth Day 2018!

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Subcultures, Self-Harm and Psychology

Moral panics have been around as long as there was some outside force to blame for ‘ruining children’ rather than ignorance, neglect or wilful bloody-mindedness. Three years ago I was talking to The Today Programme on BBC Radio 4, about … Continue reading

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Reviews from Whitby Goth Weekend April 2018

As always, many thanks to WGW management for providing me a pass into Friday and Saturday night’s events comprising the heart of the Whitby Goth Weekend festival. Other than that, I receive no preferential treatment so all reviews are untarnished … Continue reading

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