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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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I don’t believe that it’s the fault of Slenderman or horror writing in general that this happened. I remember reading scary stories and watching slasher movies when I was a child and young teenager and while they certainly gave me … Continue reading

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MMU Gothic Festival 2013

Last week, Tim Sinister attended some sessions of Manchester Metropolitan University’s ‘Gothic Manchester Festival’. It had been arranged to promote the launch of the dedicated Centre for Gothic Studies, an exciting and ambitious academic group which intends to; “promote the … Continue reading

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The World’s End (of Goth!)

So the infamous Blood and Icecream trilogy has come to an end with The World’s End, another quintessentially British comedy from Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. The theme running through all these films has usually been about responsibility – avoiding … Continue reading

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The Blogging Goth ON The Huffington Post

The Pulitzer prize-winning website The Huffington Post maintains a far-ranging live video segment, and on Friday 30th decided that the Goth subculture should be the topic of the day. Still a bizarre cultural phenomena to Americans, the question started out … Continue reading

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