ScareFest Rebirth: 11th Annual ScareFest [EVENT GALLERY]
Sep21

ScareFest Rebirth: 11th Annual ScareFest [EVENT GALLERY]

ScareFest Rebirth marks the 11th annual ScareFest, the famed horror/paranormal convention held in Lexington, KY.  This year’s extra special guest was none other than Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira.  Fans and cosplayers from around the country gathered together once again to meet their favorite celebrities, musicians and paranormal investigators.  We got some of our best pictures yet.

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KAREN ST. CLAIRE: Embracing Your Dark Side [ARTICLE]
Sep12

KAREN ST. CLAIRE: Embracing Your Dark Side [ARTICLE]

The term “Goth” already rings a dark resonance of tubular bells, dark skies, and decaying abandoned churches in a remote countryside for the imagination gone wild. The children of the night, the dark souls that roam this earth, crawl out of the woodwork from their graffiti smeared tunnels and crumbling crypts which are just mere expressions of their sanctified comfort zones.

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FireflyReign: Witch in the World [ARTICLE]
Sep10

FireflyReign: Witch in the World [ARTICLE]

An essay about strange things that peak my interest–but then I’m strange. Weird and strange is natural.

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Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances [BOOK REVIEW]
Sep07

Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances [BOOK REVIEW]

After the events of the first book, which showed Thrawn‘s rise to power in almost a Sherlock Holmes-style narrative, as well as the events in Rebels: Season 3, which saw him trying (and failing) to remove the threat the rebels posed to the Empire, Thrawn: Alliances sets up a quest that Palpatine sends both Thrawn and Vader on to a distant part of the galaxy.

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Gencon XXV: A New Virgin! [ARTICLE]
Aug31

Gencon XXV: A New Virgin! [ARTICLE]

Gencon, the best four days of gaming. My home turf. It feels funny calling it that, when only last year I brought you an article as my experience as a Gencon virgin. That’s one of the magical things about Gencon, the moment you get there, you feel a sense of kinship, of belonging. The air buzzes with geekery and fandom, and you feel home.

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Attack of the Ninjas 2018: A Goth’s Epilogue
Aug28

Attack of the Ninjas 2018: A Goth’s Epilogue

Attack of the Ninjas is an event presented by horrorcore rap group Twiztid and their independent record label, Majik Ninja Entertainment. This year it consisted of two days’ worth (last year was just one) of live performances from all of the artists on the label, including two different headlining sets from the demented duo themselves. This being my very first large Juggalo-related event, as I have not attended a Gathering, I was very curious what was in store.

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FireflyReign: Lace Tree [MODEL GALLERY]
Aug24

FireflyReign: Lace Tree [MODEL GALLERY]

Naturalistic model FireflyReign decides to climb/balance on some trees in this new gallery.

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Karen St. Claire: Beautiful Isle of Somewhere [MODEL GALLERY]
Aug17

Karen St. Claire: Beautiful Isle of Somewhere [MODEL GALLERY]

Photographed by Michael Goetz at a Beautiful Isle Waterway in New Orleans, model/poet Karen St. Claire shares thoughts and images that are important to her.

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FireflyReign: In the Trees [MODEL GALLERY]
Aug10

FireflyReign: In the Trees [MODEL GALLERY]

My birthday weekend, something to do, climb some trees & photos. I may not have had the best camera on this, but I had fun and liked how they turned out.

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Karen St. Claire: Swamp Witch [MODEL GALLERY]
Aug03

Karen St. Claire: Swamp Witch [MODEL GALLERY]

It’s Voodoo Music + Arts Festival down in New Orleans. Time to Conjure a Magic Spell and Summon the Loa Family for a Spirited Time Blended with a Magic Potion of Rock N’ Roll and Secret Elixirs! May the Party Begin!

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The Pharaoh Key [BOOK REVIEW]
Jul27

The Pharaoh Key [BOOK REVIEW]

When Gideon Crew and his co-worker, Manuel Garza, find themselves quietly “fired” from Effective Engineering Services by their brilliant (and newly healed) boss, Eli Glinn, they both harbor a lot of anger and resentment. Crew—because his deadly prognosis was never cured by the work that somehow cured Glinn—and Garza, because he wasn’t given an appropriate send-off for a decade of loyal service other than a gold Rolex. But when they realize they can uncover the solution to a rare artifact called the Phaistos Disc under Glinn’s nose, they both jump at the chance to go on one last…

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