Robert Louis Stevenson

Posted by admin on September 29, 2009 in News tagged with

Call for papers

21st Century Gothic

Posted by admin on September 29, 2009 in News tagged with

ed. Danel Olson

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Drac’s caf

Posted by admin on September 29, 2009 in News tagged with

Danel Olson, Professor of English at Lone Star College in Texas, teaches Gothic. He also does a lot of travelling, and showed me this photo he took in Romania: Vlad Tepes first home, he - Vlad, that is, not Danel - apparently lived here until age 3. Wonder what they serve?  

Exquisite Bodies

Posted by admin on September 25, 2009 in News tagged with

Curious and Grotesque Story of the Anatomical Body

Gamer (2009)

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on September 23, 2009 in Blog tagged with

“Once you know it’s a video game, it gets much harder to play along” (Sadie Plant, “Coming Across the Future”). Virtual reality gaming penetrates the screens of simulation producing pseudo-heroes of a dystopian world. A violent virtual reality game, the “Slayers” uses real humans controlled by the players through self-replicating nanites placed in their brains. In a similar way, what seems superficially to be a peaceful online game, “Society” uses the same technology to enable players to control real humans in their perverse exchanges,

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Loli-Pop: A Personal View

Posted by Kathryn Hardy Bernal on September 21, 2009 in Guest Blog, Ms Kathryn Hardy Bernal tagged with

Loli-Pop: A Personal View Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal Saturday, 19 September 2009, Auckland’s Taste of Japan festival, left no doubt about the excitement that can be generated by Japanese subcultural style. Dressed up for the day’s fashion show, Vivien Masters (Gothic Lolita/Lolita), Chloe King (Cyberpunk/Cybergoth), and myself (Sweet Country Lolita), could not walk an inch without being mobbed by the media, photographers, and people wanting their photographs taken with us. I was not surprised. Second from left, Chloe King; third, Vivien Masters; fourth, Kathryn Hardy Bernal (wi

The Projection Box

Posted by admin on September 21, 2009 in News tagged with

Essay Awards: 2009-2010

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Steve Alten’s The Loch (2005)

Posted by Tom Paskins on September 20, 2009 in Reviews tagged with

Taking a break from Megaladon’s but still remaining firmly within the realms of crypto zoology, The Loch...

Trembling Before the Secret

Posted by Dale Townshend on September 19, 2009 in Blog tagged with

Derrida and the Gothic Aesthetic

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Recently published

Posted by admin on September 19, 2009 in News tagged with

Books of Gothic interest