Karen St. Claire: Voodoo Mermaid of Fiji Island [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
In the heat of the summer, the undead sea maidens wash up to shore for a festive night of Voodoo in the Tropics. On this remote castaway island in the South Pacific, the ceremonial magic ends with a huge volcanic eruption. The sirens of this mysterious cult return back to the water before the hot lava ascends, coating the beachfront sands with a sizzling hot potion of fruition from nature’s caudron. Returning back to the salty sea, a mermaid arrives just in time to capture a sea captain’s fancy. These photos were captured at the annual assembly where these aquatic water nymphs are spotted. Dur
Karen St. Claire: Mourning Star [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
Welcome to the Hermetic Order of the Mourning Star. From the first sunrise to the last sunset, this is a story about…time.
Karen St. Claire: Witch Doctor Warzone [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
As the earth cleanses itself from pollution and climate change, a tattered and torn witchdoctor warrior is spotted holding a staff to signal her victory.
Karen St. Claire: Opium Flower [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
Hidden deep within the caverns of the Mojave Desert lies a territorial vampire clan. As descendants of Europe, this banded group of traveling ancients remain hidden from the outside world for preservation of their species.
In a remotely quiet area, paranormal activity runs rampant as top-secret subsidiary military air force bases of the Area 51 project are spread amongst the barren desert land.
Once a year, if the annual winter rains choose to appear, it is a sure sign that the spring poppy fields are about to go into bloom.
KAREN ST. CLAIRE: VAMPLIFIED Awards Acceptance Speech [PRESS RELEASE]
The Akademia Awards asked Vamplified to come forth this year and give an awards acceptance speech. Last year “Skeleton Keys” won an award in instrumental music. Vamplified’s rock ballad, “Quicksand” also made it to the #1 chart position for both Hot XM and Star 100 Radio. Karen St. Claire, president of Vamplified speaks candidly about The Akademia. Winning in instrumental music she adds a surprising twist into the speech as she sings a diddly, acapella style from a 20 year recollection. This year she won an “Executive Award” in Rock.
Karen St. Claire: Necromancing The Throne [VIDEO ANNOUNCEMENT]
Darkest Goth Magazine’s 2019 New Year’s Day Spokesmodel Inauguration. Vamplified recording artist, Karen St. Claire takes the reigns for one full year of “Necromancing the Throne’.” Stay tuned for more are DarkestGoth.com
Karen St. Claire: Paranormal Research Public Records [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
Dedicated to St. Roch, patron saint of healing against the plague and in this case during the Louisiana yellow fever epidemic… this cemetery, chapel and shrine is located off the beaten path in a quiet little area about 10 minutes outside of the French Quarter. At the paranormal division of the historical registry in New Orleans, it is noted that there are ‘sightings’ of a female sanguinary templar vampire that roams the area. She appears in human form and then vanishes into thin air. Caught on instant camera, a timeframe spanning from 1947 to 1961, she appears again and again…
Karen St. Claire: Jackal’N the Ripper [SPOKESMODEL ELECT GALLERY]
In the Warehouse District of Old Saint Louis, Jackal’N strikes again! Traipsing through Benton Park in bent-minded bloodlust attack, the ripper glides past the old warehouse district and continues on past the Historic Lemp Mansion. In 1980, Life Magazine deemed the Lemp Mansion as “One of the 10 most haunted places in America”. With a reputed count of four on-site suicides within the royal family, a pedigree bloodline whose reputation grew decadently rich in pioneering the brewery world, the legend lives on. Maybe these ghosts that haunt this traumatically notorious hotspot are stirring up som
The Audience Is VAMPLIFIED: Crowning the 2019 Darkest Goth Girl [SPOTLIGHT/ANNOUNCEMENT]
The 2019 DarkestGoth Spokesmodel search has been one of the most robust in our history, as finalists were challenged not only to submit galleries, articles, and videos, but also to promote their work and show that they were community minded in the process.
At the end of the search, one contestant perpetually worked their butt off and pushed the envelope. And even when confusion and miscommunication arose, they pushed through and corrected the issues as speedily as could’ve been expected!
Karen St. Claire: The Haunted Carnival [MODEL GALLERY]
STEP RIGHT UP! Welcome to the Haunted Carnival of Lost Souls! On such a beautiful bright and sunshiny day, it is the perfect time to ring in the season of Trick or Treat! In this world of grandiose mystery and imagination, what on earth could possibly go wrong? As the afternoon sun sets from dusk to the dark of the night a mischievous reverse spin of the carousel takes on a life of its own. As the demon awakes in the cloak of the darkest hour, a haunted sinister possession takes control…. All aboard!…Hold on tight and enjoy the ride! Bwahahahahaha!!!!
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.