When the last living thing dies, her job will be finished…. What could be a more obvious gothic icon than the physical manifestation of death herself? Today I want to highlight Death of the Endless, a character from Neil Gaiman's comic book series The Sandman.
They're creepy and they're kooky—each member of the Addams Family is a gothic icon in their own right. But today I want to focus on my favorite little sadist, the sweet and sinister Wednesday Addams.
We're now two months into quarantine, which means for many of us it's been at least two months since our last haircut or dye job. Things are starting to look pretty messy around here. If you're already used to cutting and styling your own hair, this might not be much of a problem. But for the rest of us, we may just barely be resisting the temptation to whip out the scissors and risk making things worse. Here are some suggestions for what to do with your awkward quarantine hair:
Queen of the Damned may not be an objectively good movie. It is definitely not a good adaptation of Anne Rice's book. But it did contribute something very important to goth culture: the image of Aaliyah as the vampire queen Akasha.
She's spooky. She's sexy. She introduced a whole generation to a bunch of bad horror movies. Yup! We're talking about Elvira. I plan to do a series of posts here on different fashion icons that have influenced the goth aesthetic. And who better to start with than perhaps the campiest of them all, the horror hostess Elvira.