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Stars Don’t Shine Without You – World Goth Day 2016

Happy World Goth Day – and a very (Un)Happy Birthday to Morrissey!      Last year for World Goth Day, along with giving you a killer mixtape playlist, I wrote about not having a place to go and dance to the wonderful post-punk and Gothic Industrial classics I grew to love from the 80’s and 90’s. Not the case anymore!  If you’re a regular follower of my blog, you already know I am more than elated that The Phantasy in Lakewood, Ohio has started hosting flashback nights at least once every other…

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Unforgettable Delusion – Invisible Man Blues Pt. 2

  It’s one of those restless nights once again.   As I toss and turn, trying to find a comfortable position, you climb into bed with me. I know it’s you without even looking. Your presence is always calming. You wrap your strong arms around me, pulling me close. Feeling you close brings an almost instant comfort to my agitated mind, body, and soul. Only you have this calming, almost restorative effect on me – no one else has ever come close. That is something that will never change. I…

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11 Things Only Old School Punks Will Understand

  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 ’70s and well into the ’80s! We were the leading fashion moguls with our awesome DIY Punk ethos, and crazy hairstyles and colors. Punk is now so trendy that you can hear the Ramones being played in Starbucks and see the shirts being worn by young and old alike. It’s hip. It’s trendy. It’s…

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