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The Goth in the North

We have awoken today to a populist and conservative US President (elect) in an America engaged in a long-stare with resurgent Russia, whilst Britain thrashes through post-industrial collapse in the iron grip of an implacable woman. You could be forgiven … Continue reading

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Post-punk Punditry: The Blogging Goth a Talking Head?

It’s been a busy time for The Blogging Goth. I’ve been on my travels, with a week in beautiful Venice – a desperate attempt to submerge myself in continental culture before the bigots put up the fences. I fielded the … Continue reading

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Manchester Gothic Conference 2015: “What Lies Beneath”

We’re back from the third annual Manchester Gothic conference, a meeting of many darkly-inclined academics giving papers on the entirety of Gothic culture, beyond merely the subculture. We’ve touched on theatre, literature, cinema, theology, psychogeography and dinner to name a … Continue reading

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Goth Teenagers, Depression and the Bristol Study

By now, some of you may have heard me speaking on BBC Newcastle radio (21:00), or even the Today Programme on BBC Radio Four (48:00). You might have heard Sylvia from the Sophie Lancaster Foundation, on BBC Scotland radio or … Continue reading

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Louder Than Words Festival – The Goth Panel

They convened the greatest minds in contemporary Gothic culture on a cold November Sunday. Academic insight from David McWilliam, media savvy observations from Natasha Scarf, the myriad creative channels of Rosie Lugosi, and the incomparable music world experiences of Si … Continue reading

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Gothic Manchester – Memento Moriatas

Memento Moriatas at Gothic Manchester 2014 Continue reading

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Manchester Gothic Festival 2014 – Day Two

The decision to hold another installment of the Manchester Gothic festival has been utterly vindicated, no doubt inspired by our glowing coverage last year! Supported by Manchester Metropolitan University’s Humanities in Public project, the festival was broader, with more events … Continue reading

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