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Bowie and Bauhaus: Ziggy Stardust is buried in Camden

One of the earliest progenitors of goth rock, Bauhaus were at their peak in 1982 when they recorded a cover of the 1972 album track “Ziggy Stardust” by David Bowie, from the album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust”. … 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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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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“A Place Both Wonderful And Strange” – Geography through a Goth lens

The TV adaption of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods has been unreal and amazing so far. It would be so easy to mangle this complex combination of subtle themes and sly allusions, but Starz seem to have come … Continue reading

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A Feast of Festivals

The weather is turning worse, Halloween is looming, and there is a celebration of Gothic history and heritage that is unprecedented in its depth and detail. It’s the most terrible time of the year, and The Blogging Goth is picking … Continue reading

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