Where is the Funeral?  How the Color Black Became Associated with Death and Mourning. [SPOKESMODEL ARTICLE]
Mar23

Where is the Funeral? How the Color Black Became Associated with Death and Mourning. [SPOKESMODEL ARTICLE]

Where is the funeral? is a question that many Gothic people have been asked while out and about in their Gothic garb. In modern society much of the population considers the color black to be the color of mourning, with entirely black outfits being viewed as funeral attire. Black clothing as the fashion for mourning is not a modern idea. It is routed in western/European tradition beginning as early as the formation of Rome itself and has continued to evolve into the mourning clothes worn in the present day.

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Goth Enough: Sub-genres Under One Mantle [SPOKESMODEL ARTICLE]
Jan05

Goth Enough: Sub-genres Under One Mantle [SPOKESMODEL ARTICLE]

“What is one of the biggest issues facing Goth culture? Stereotypes, not just from outside the Goth community, but also from inside the community. Is it really important to define yourself as one type of Goth or can you fit into more than one genre?” 2017 Spokesmodel, Briana Sullivan, shares her insights on the good and the bad within the extended Gothic community.

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Klayton: Raising Circle of Dust from the Ashes [INTERVIEW]
Jan03

Klayton: Raising Circle of Dust from the Ashes [INTERVIEW]

Most industrial music lovers are familiar with Klayton and his work. He is the musical mastermind behind such projects as Circle of Dust, Argyle Park, Celldweller, and most recently Scandroid. Following his resurgence of Circle of Dust and the re-release of previous material I hoped to get a chance to talk with him; my hopes were not in vain!

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From Critic to Costar: A Nightmare Come True [RETROSPECTIVE/ARTICLE]
Dec15

From Critic to Costar: A Nightmare Come True [RETROSPECTIVE/ARTICLE]

Hanging out at the Rotting Corpse Production table during ScareFest 2015 would prove to be a life-changing experience. A young actress by the name of Sonya Delormier asked if I would help to promote an upcoming Kentucky film called The Wicked One, and handed me a postcard-sized picture of the movie cover. Being a huge fan of independent horror films I was more than happy to spread the word. Never did I imagine I’d also end up being part of this slasher flick!

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Lovely Ladies of DarkestGoth: The 2017 Spokesmodel Announcement [NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENT]
Nov30

Lovely Ladies of DarkestGoth: The 2017 Spokesmodel Announcement [NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENT]

Each year, the DGM Spokesmodel represents DarkestGoth and the Gothic community at large through spokesmodel galleries, event coverage, promotional material, articles, and interviews. To help accomplish this, they receive press credentials so that they have the special access they require to events, festivals, cons, and parties. This is not only a rare honor, but it’s also a responsibility, because they are helping our readers to live vicariously through them throughout the year they reign.

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Night School 2016: Dance is Now in Session! [EVENT/GALLERY]
Nov26

Night School 2016: Dance is Now in Session! [EVENT/GALLERY]

This gallery is from 2016’s Night School Dance held on August 26th, 2016 at the Bar Complex in Lexington, KY. The Undead were out of class early to tear it up on the dance floor!

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