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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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Black Rainbows – the Pride Flag and Goth

A call for the Pride flag to feature a black stripe for gay goths is embarrassing to all. Continue reading

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Robert Smith is The Cure-ator of Meltdown 2018

2018 is the year to celebrate utterly the career of The Cure. The band will celebrate its fortieth anniversary – forty years of releases at least, they actually formed in 1976. From 1978 they became one of the most recognizable, … Continue reading

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Goth Weekend at Live Theatre, Newcastle

Firstly I must thank the staff of Live Theatre for their generous invite to come and watch Goth Weekend, a clever comedy about a family in the North split down subcultural lines! Following the performance on October 19th, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Snapgoth: Pitchfork introduces ‘Goth’ filter for Facebook Camera

Ever wanted to look like archetypal goth Robert Smith, lead singer of The Cure and owner of the world’s most untidy cat he keeps on his head? Now you can in true Snapchat style, thanks to a brand new feature … Continue reading

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