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Can An Article Be More Insulting?

With a sound like the stone trap chasing Indiana Jones, thousands of goth eyeballs were rolled recently as the Wall Street Journal published an online article ‘provocatively’ titled Can A Grown Woman Wear Goth Fashion?  Continue reading

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Celebrity Endorsement: I broke my goth addiction and so can you!

Last week veteran DJ Jo Whiley interviewed comedian Dom Joly on BBC Radio 2, in which he remarked he was an ‘ex-goth’, presumably having received his jet-black P45 from the Department of Woe and Pouting. Continue reading

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The Cure’s Rob Smith ‘Not goth’ // Whitby Goth Weekend ‘Future in discussion’ – DREADLINES

Hello, I’m Tim Sinister with the dreadlines today. Robert Smith, crooner with original post-punk outfit The Cure, has been doing the rounds with various press outlets promoting his upcoming alt-rock extravaganza, the Meltdown festival in London. Time Out magazine pulled … Continue reading

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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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