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World Goth Day 2018

When I was a child I somehow knew I was different than all the others. My mother would say it was because I was fat; my siblings have all said in one way or another had it not been for our mother and the way she raised me I would’ve been “normal”. No. The things that made my little heart flutter as a child were not because of any of those external things. I liked classic monster movies like Dracula and Frankenstein, even more so I had a crush on…

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imposter syndrome poser dysfunctional family musings 

Poser: Impostor Syndrome

Poser /ˈpōzər/ noun a person who acts in an affected manner in order to impress others. synonyms: exhibitionist, poseur, posturer, fake   Rewind back to the 1980’s with me… Remember calling those fakes who would come to the clubs or shows a poser? That was the ultimate insult in the scene! Fast forward to today… Ever since I got an email last week telling me that a piece of my art made it past the jury selection and is going to be in The Detroit Dirty Show (International Erotic Art Exhibition),…

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Sweet Dreams are Made of This – Music Video Addict

My name is Laura and I am a music video addict. I remember that wonderful summer of 1981 well. I stayed a few weeks in Pennsylvania with my Dad, even though Mom-ster hated when I stayed there with his family. She especially hated it when I walked down the driveway to visit “Auntie” in her mobile home.  I loved spending time with Auntie – she was funny and we would sit and watch game shows or her stories on TV. That day I visited her, Auntie let me watch TV…

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