So...it has been some time since I was on VF, quite awhile, and I kind of like the changes that were made. Tho, it makes for some getting used to, lol. Anyhoo, a lot has changed in the time I have been away, I gained weight (then lost it, then gained again, lost again, etc), went through at least one gf, and now have a new one, and now? I still wrestle from time to time, in two companies, so far, so, that is good.
Yeah, been kind of busy, not as much as I'd like, but that will come in time, you know?
Interview with Emilie Autumn and Birthday Massacre
December 03, 2013, 04:19:pm
I interviewed Birthday Massacre and Emilie Autumn during their recent show here in NYC. It's pretty entertaining, featuring Emilie Autumn and Chibi, and a special surprise love affair between Rainbow and Voltaire:
Interview with Emilie Autumn and Birthday Massacre
December 10, 2013, 12:56:pm
Oh god!!Voltaire, Emilie Autumn and Chibi in one video with Rainbow, OMG THIS IS LIKE HEAVEN!!Love all the people appeared in the interview.I missed out on all their gig since no one really comes to Australia except for Voltaire, for some reason I missed out and don't know why. One of the people in the community actually performed an American Mary tribute as a head-liner for Voltaire's gig.
Check out this awesome advice column from "Modern Women Digest" Jane, I’m a woman in her mid-30s who still attends weekly goth nights at some of the bars in my area. Recently I’ve started to notice a much younger crowd at the clubs I frequent. More and more I find that I have absolutely nothing in common with this new generation of kids. I have a house, a career, responsibilities. I’m not the same person I was way back when. I don’t even dress in all the black clothes and fishnet anymore.
These observations have left me with a bitter taste in my mouth and I’ve begun to wonder: Am I too old to be going out to clubs? I mean, is that chapter of my life over now that I’m well into my 30s? Is there a point where you can become “too old” for the goth club?
The short answer to your conundrum is a resounding: No, it’s absolutely NOT okay for a woman in her 30s to attend such an event. No respectable woman would be caught dead hanging out at a goth club with the emotionally damaged, black-clad poster-children for Prozac.
The gothic lifestyle is a perfectly acceptable phase for teens and despondent 20-somethings to experience. Getting drunk in some filthy bar while pretending you’re a faery princess named “Ishir Nightshade” when you’re knocking on 40′s door is something altogether different and disturbing.
Most adults outgrow their insecurities and psychological afflictions after entering their twenty’s. Those that continue to dwell within depression’s drowsy comfort begin expressing themselves in abstract and nonconstructive ways. Their mind becomes cloudy and they begin to mistake personal shortcomings as grand characteristics and experience scattered, delusional thinking. Thus, the adult gothic is born.
You’ve done everything in your life correctly up to this point, S.M.T. Everything except for not attending goth nights in your 30s… Thankfully, your natural instincts have finally decided to kick in and you’re seeing for yourself just how pathetic and demeaning the whole ordeal really is.
There comes a time in every women’s life when childish things must be put away. No one wants to see your flabby, out of shape, middle-aged body stuffed into a vinyl mini-dress while you stumble around in platform heels. How unbecoming. How embarrassing!
My advice is to stop cutting yourself and start cutting out those unsavory gothic characters from your social circle . You’re going to have to tackle this problem as though you were an alcoholic or habitual drug user. Sever ties with anyone who still participate in the “goth scene”. Clear out your facebook friends list, photos, likes, etc. Take down your kitsch decorations and those awful band posters. You will also want to get rid of all the clothing you’ve purchased over the years too. You won’t be needing that crap anymore.
After you have done all this, if you feel like you are about to relapse into the “gothic lifestyle”, just image what your parents would say. Would they approve? Absolutely not! They would disown you on the spot and rightfully so! Nobody wants a middle aged daughter who refuses to stop being gothic
You have a life now. A real life. Cherish and nurture that instead of chasing dreams of Nightmare Before Christmas paraphernalia and indistinguishable gender identity roles. Once you’ve cleared out every last aspect of your life as a gothic, I promise all of these feelings of insecurity will fade. Hope that helps, S.M.T, and have a great day. Original article here, by Jane M. Agni
VF Store :: Cyber Monday Sale!
You guys loved our Black Friday Sale, so we've got everything on sale for 25% OFF again!
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VampireFreaks Store Black Friday Sale!
December 05, 2013, 07:53:pm
sooooooo happy to have already received my package ordered oonline friday and got it the next wednesday in Canada , ths so much vf ive been buying from your site for years and will continue for years to come hehe !!!!!!!!!!!!
Okay so I have a pair of Size 7 Mens 301 7" stacks (which are size 9 in womens) that I haven't worn and need to get rid of since they're taking up far too much space in my apartment.
So far i've had TWO buyers literally bail right as they were going to be shipped. Honestly I need to get rid of these, they're too big on me and I feel bad letting these boots which originally were over 100 bucks collect dust. selling these for $70 but might be willing to go lower.
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When I would wear them to school they would try and send me home bc they were a 'hazard'. I was like hell u guys can send me home all the fuck you want! Once I'm marked present for the day they were just doing me a favor at that point lol finally staff got used to how I would dress. One time I was in btwn stages of dying my hair and it was a murky bleach blonde so I wore a wig for the day. Dean tried to tell me if I didnt take off the wig I was being sent home. I told dean if ethnic girls can come to school with synthetic weave, I'm entitled to synthetic hair too buddy..u wanna settle this in court?!
Happy Thanksgiving From VampireFreaks!
Let us know how your holiday is going!
I had an awesome time last night at the Birthday Massacre / Emilie Autumn show! Both bands are so awesome and nice people. Extra special love to the Birthday Massacre, we've been featuring them here on VF for years and we're happy to have them as part of the VF family!
And, just cuz I think these are cute, here's some pics of my son josh hanging out with the birthday massacre and voltaire last night, at his first concert experience ever!