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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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“David Bowie needed to bugger off” – Peter Murphy takes aim.

Peter Murphy has dropped some scathing comments about the late, great David Bowie in a recent interview. Continue reading

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Happy Noir Year!

With 2018 looming over the horizon like a particularly angry storm, it’s time to reflect on 2017 and what I was up to as The Blogging Goth. At the start of the year, I looked at the bizarre new album … Continue reading

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Reviews from Whitby Goth Weekend October 2017

Welcome to my reviews of the latest bands to perform at Whitby Goth Weekend – my thanks as always to the management for kindly granting me access! One of these days I’ll have sufficient tech and time to produce a … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker on his 170th Birthday

The Irish author Bram Stoker would be 170 years old today, a respectable age approaching that of his most famous creation, the alpha vampire Count Dracula. Published in 1897, the novel ‘Dracula’ would eventually be counted as one of the … Continue reading

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