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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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