ScareFest X VIP Party: Through the Eyes of a Con Virgin [EVENT ARTICLE]
Oct24

ScareFest X VIP Party: Through the Eyes of a Con Virgin [EVENT ARTICLE]

I’m a Con virgin. I never considered myself nerdy enough to attend any Comic or whatever conventions, despite being a huge sucker for cosplay. So, when Darkest Goth asked me to cover the Lexington ScareFest X VIP party, I was only mildly excited at first.

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ScareFest X: Terrifying the Masses for Ten Years [EVENT/ARTICLE]
Oct17

ScareFest X: Terrifying the Masses for Ten Years [EVENT/ARTICLE]

This was a very big year for The ScareFest Horror and Paranormal Convention. Not only were they getting one of the biggest names in horror and fandom (Robert Englund!), but they were celebrating their ten year anniversary. So the pressure was on to make this a very unforgettable year, not only for the attendees but also the guests and vendors.

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Gen Con Virgin: Amaranth Cosplay takes on Gen Con 50 [EVENT/PHOTO ARTICLE]
Sep14

Gen Con Virgin: Amaranth Cosplay takes on Gen Con 50 [EVENT/PHOTO ARTICLE]

Simply put, Gencon was stunning. I never expected the scope of the place. Everywhere I looked, there was something new to discover. I originally hadn’t planned a cosplay for the first day, but that idea was quickly abandoned–which inadvertently led to this shoot and article about exploring Gen Con for their first time.

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Beautiful Nightmares 2: A Midwest Alternative Classic Returns [EVENT/GALLERY]
Aug16

Beautiful Nightmares 2: A Midwest Alternative Classic Returns [EVENT/GALLERY]

This past Friday, alternative people from around the Midwest descended on The Bar Complex in Lexington, KY to see some amazing DJ’ing, to hang out with some awesome hosts, and to have their mind’s blown by spectacular light displays. The joy people felt in the club as they got to come out, let their hair down, and move was a joy to behold!

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Redrawing Gender Boundaries: How Wonder Woman’s Box Office could help change Hollywood  [EDITORIAL/ARTICLE]
May26

Redrawing Gender Boundaries: How Wonder Woman’s Box Office could help change Hollywood [EDITORIAL/ARTICLE]

Many of our Goth Family know that I fight fiercely for the empowerment of women, not by diminishing men, but by arguing for the simple removal of artificial gender barriers like the glass ceiling and other cultural artifacts from the past. Without these barriers, the best person will (or at least, has a chance to) win out. We now are in a position where we can all help tear down these barriers and I believe it’s our duty to do so!

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Rocky Doll’s Bluegrass Voyage: Exploring Lexington Comic & Toy Convention 2017 [VIDEO/CONVENTIONS]
Apr28

Rocky Doll’s Bluegrass Voyage: Exploring Lexington Comic & Toy Convention 2017 [VIDEO/CONVENTIONS]

Explore the sights and people at the 2017 Lexington Comic & Toy Convention in Lexington, KY with your amazingly outrageous (and extremely ADD) host, Rocky Doll.

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Exposing Skeletons with Reverend Leviathan: Chats with Courtney Gains [INTERVIEW]
Apr10

Exposing Skeletons with Reverend Leviathan: Chats with Courtney Gains [INTERVIEW]

We had the privilege of chatting with Courtney Gains at last year’s Camp ScareFest. You may recognize him from the horror classic Children of the Corn. He’s also appeared in Back to the Future, The ‘Burbs, and The Funhouse Massacre .

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Exploring Underneath Skeletons: A Tour through Camp ScareFest 2016 [EVENT/VIDEO]
Apr04

Exploring Underneath Skeletons: A Tour through Camp ScareFest 2016 [EVENT/VIDEO]

Our DarkestGoth staff went through Camp ScareFest last year and focused more on the vendors and attendees rather than celebrities. We compiled our best footage into this little video here. See Calypso Clown, 13 Pagan Holiday 13, Rocky Doll and Kristiva Diva, Christine and Bill Gibson, Nic Brown and other attendees. Enjoy! And come see us this year!

Featuring music by First Jason, 13 Pagan Holiday 13 and Grave Robber

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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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Gen Con 2016: Unlocking the Games [EVENT/GALLERY]
Nov14

Gen Con 2016: Unlocking the Games [EVENT/GALLERY]

This gallery is from 2016’s Gen Con. Held in Indianapolis, Gen Con the largest board came convention in the United States. Follow Rocky Doll as he shows you some of the cool things surrounding this amazing convention!

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Camp ScareFest: Pitching Tents for Horror Icons [EVENT ARTICLE]
Oct19

Camp ScareFest: Pitching Tents for Horror Icons [EVENT ARTICLE]

ScareFest 9 had fans of old-school slasher films very excited, as this year they had numerous guest celebrities from the classic campsite horror films such as Friday the 13th and Sleepaway Camp. Needless to say there were many cosplayers this year dressed up as the famous slasher, Jason Voorhees.

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