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Seven Deadly Sins of Punk & Goth

  I’ve always had a fascination with the Seven Deadly Sins… Recently, I decided to do a layered collage series featuring Punk and Goth icons as the cardinal sins. I glued the images to recycle cardboard then cut out with an X-Acto knife for a more 3D style of layering. Once I researched and found the colors associated with each sin, I mounted each finished piece to the corresponding colored glitter paper, which was also mounted to recycled cardboard.   I carefully considered my choices for each cardinal sin and here…

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My Big (Fat Gay) Punk Rock Prom

  Let me take you on a trip back to a much simpler time, when we didn’t have to worry about adult responsibilities and the complexities that come with them. So please, if you will, enter into my pseudo-TARDIS for a fun trip back in time to…   May 1990 After a long, cold winter, it was finally springtime in Northeast Ohio; the trees and flowers were bursting forth in all of their glory and the air was warm once again. I just turned eighteen and looked forward to graduating…

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Things Only Old School Punks Will Understand

Now that the second Punk Rock Flea Market in Lorain is in the history books, I can get back to writing on here! After seeing so many old school and newbie Punks at the show last week, I can’t get Punk out of my head, so I decided to write this piece…   I’ve noticed that the fashion gods have decided that the 1980’s are returning once again – and Punk is no longer looked at as subversive, but stylish. Hell, we knew this back in the late 70’s and…

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