The Glory Of Gorey

Edward Gorey is one of my favorite artists of all time. His darkly neo-Victorian tales of mystery, woe and fatal accidents, peppered with peculiar characters, surreal imagery and quirky wordplay, have always captured my imagination. He did everything from illu...

The Truth About Music and Getting Older

Some things just say it all very succinctly, like this great cartoon from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. I had a discussion a couple of years back with a friend about how newer rock bands seemed less distinct than when we grew up, and we wondered if kids t...

Get Your Goth On: World Goth Day Returns

Assuming we survive the Rapture today -- and it looks like we have -- we can celebrate World Goth Day on Sunday, May 22nd. Now in its third year, World Goth Day -- the brainchild of UK-based DJ Cruel Brittania and DJ martin oldgoth -- seeks to celebrate the...