A Southern Gothic Outlook: Light and Obscurity [ARTICLE]
Jun29

A Southern Gothic Outlook: Light and Obscurity [ARTICLE]

“If you believe in light, it is because of obscurity. If you believe in joy, it is because of sadness, And if you believe in God, its because of the Devil.”
What is the biggest challenge facing the Gothic Family?

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On the Edge: Goths and Bullies [ARTICLE]
Jun22

On the Edge: Goths and Bullies [ARTICLE]

Bullying, sociologically speaking, is an unwanted behavior that brings a power imbalance. You are surely bullied if someone spreads rumors about you or attacks you physically or verbally, and you feel excluded by the rest of the group (ex: work team, class, etc). In recent times is born cyber-bullying that takes place using modern technology (ex: creating fake social network profiles, e-mails, text messages, and phone calls). One in every four children is bullied, but in 85% of case, there is no intervention.

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Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]
Sep02

Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]

One of the most popular questions I hear after posting a new outdoor wintertime shot on social media is “How do you stay warm outside like that?” Quick answer to that is simply put: I definitely do not.

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“I Have to Be Medicated to Deal With My Kids”: One Mother’s Journey [ARTICLE]
Jan07

“I Have to Be Medicated to Deal With My Kids”: One Mother’s Journey [ARTICLE]

I’ve always struggled with a strong temper, and it would almost always manifest itself via my mouth: yelling, cussing, and verbal attacks were my standard coping mechanisms when I’d get overwhelmed or frustrated by life. While that may not seem like a big deal, it becomes a MASSIVE problem when children are anywhere in the Anger Fallout Zone. As a kid, I was often on the receiving end of my mother’s Verbal Hiroshimas, because that’s simply what happens when you’re a stay-at-home mother of 7 kids and don’t have a support system to help you cope. Not wanting to repeat that experience with…

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Deadly Relics: Ghost Towns in the South of Italy [ARTICLE]
Dec24

Deadly Relics: Ghost Towns in the South of Italy [ARTICLE]

The south of Italy is rich of charming abandoned places, fascinating ghost towns which every year attract hundreds of tourists and curious people.

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Beautiful Minds: Danna’s School of Creative Writing [ARTICLE]
Dec03

Beautiful Minds: Danna’s School of Creative Writing [ARTICLE]

Editor’s Note: One of the things that we’ve aspired to is choosing spokesmodels who were not just beautiful on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. To let you glimpse some of the heart behind our 2015 European Spokesmodel, Danna Victoria, we had her share a bit about the school of creative writing she founded to help school children in Serbia explore their passions and dreams! My “School of Creative...

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