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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RISE [ALBUM REVIEW]
Feb27

RISE [ALBUM REVIEW]

Daren “Klank” Diolosa first hit the scene in 1995 with the release of Still Suffering. Starting as a one man band Klank later became a full band which adopted his name. Rise is the fifth studio album from the group and the newest material to come out since 2012.

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The Continuous Evilution of Life’s ?’s [ALBUM REVIEW]
Feb04

The Continuous Evilution of Life’s ?’s [ALBUM REVIEW]

Wait, what?! A horrorcore rap review on a Goth webzine? Yeah well, horrorcore rap has been one of my loves for almost twenty years, and I think it would be somewhat dishonest of me to not review at least one album, and what better album to review than Twiztid’s latest release: The Continuous Evilution of Life’s ?’s (pronounced “life’s question marks”), especially since I’ve met quite a few Goths who are fans of them. This is the duo’s eleventh studio album to date, and their second studio album since leaving Psychopathic Records and beginning their own label, Majik Ninja Entertainment.

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Demon Hunter [INDEPENDENT FILM REVIEW]
Jan26

Demon Hunter [INDEPENDENT FILM REVIEW]

Taryn Barker isn’t your typical Goth girl; she not only believes in the supernatural, she hunts it down. Blaming herself for her sister’s death, she wants the killer(s) brought to justice. With the “help” of a demonic entity she’s given the power to avenge her sister’s death. But once she is arrested administering justice, a detective’s daughter becomes the victim of the demons. Taryn must take up her sword and destroy the darkness before it consumes both her and Detective Ray’s daughter.

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Briana Sullivan: Tribal Fairy [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
Jan19

Briana Sullivan: Tribal Fairy [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]

This gallery features spokesmodel Briana Sullivan as a tribal gothic fairy who is lost in the woods, unable to find her way home, she lays down beside a log and rests there for the night. She is lost and unfamiliar with the native New Zealand ferns and trees as she ponders how to return home. The photographer for this gallery was Taranaki photographer Sully’s Pics and all makeup, hair and styling was done by Briana Sullivan.

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Green Screen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers [BOOK REVIEW]
Jan12

Green Screen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers [BOOK REVIEW]

The authors of Green Screen Made Easy take us into the world of special effects found in filmmaking and photography. Not only do you learn how it’s done, but you learn how to do it yourself using easy, affordable methods while still retaining visual quality.

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