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World Goth Day 2018

When I was a child I somehow knew I was different from 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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Don’t Change – Remembering Michael Hutchence

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the late Michael Hutchence’s untimely death.  I must admit, I was shaken when I first heard the news on November 22, 1997.   It’s hard when you lose a pop culture icon from your youth, especially when it is unexpected and in a bizarre way. There’s been some controversy surrounding his death – some believe he was murdered and others think it was accidental auto-erotic asphyxiation. Either way, the world lost a beautiful soul that day. INXS was one of my favorite bands growing up…

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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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