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Read Part I here. You have been more open to appear in the press – in photo, documentaries and on social media – in last few years, and you even have your own Instagram account now. I know that for the most part, this is a totally normal thing, but

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This feature is about two things: one, that I love the early DC punk scene; and two, the DC punk flyers. I remember that collecting show posters was a part of the experience of being young and going to shows. These pieces of paper sometimes had really rad art on them that would

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When we saw that Stanford had uploaded a massive collection of images and propaganda from the French Revolution, we thought that a reminder of the strength and revolutionary spirit of the French was in need. This revolution inspired the world, and although the oligarchies have rebuilt themselves under the guise

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APRIL: Dagon (ballpoint pen on paper, 1999)

Normally calendars are pretty cheesy gifts, but this is one calendar that’s tailor made for The CVLT Nation – John Coulthart‘s Lovecraftiana Calendar. Coulhart’s artwork is seething with grotesque movement, and captures the classic Lovecraft characters and settings with reverence and beauty. It’s a calendar that would hang on your wall as a

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It’s our first sale as the CVLT Nation Bizarre, and it’s a good one! From Friday, Nov. 27th to Monday, Nov 30th, more than 30 of our U.S. vendors will be offering FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all of their items! This means free shipping on items like patches and pins,

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No matter how important or lowly we are on this earth, we will all dance the Dance of Death. This was the message behind the depictions of death in its many forms that rose to popularity in medieval times. Death was a very close companion of the poor, as it

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Mental illness is something that has plagued humanity for as long as we know. Back in the day, mentally ill people were often misdiagnosed because of the lack of knowledge about the illnesses. Drawings from the 1800’s that depict humans dealing with mental health issues classify them as mania, hysteria or demonic possession. Even

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There’s something about a detailed pen and ink piece that I can’t resist – especially when its subject matter concerns skulls, goats, tentacles, eyeballs and anything evil looking. DEFAME is an artist whose work speaks to my love for all things gore; his lines drip and ooze across the page,

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It’s that time of year…the weather is growing cold, the days shorter, the first snowflakes are falling in the dark forests, the leaves long gone on the creepy, skeletal trees. Our favorite time of year! Wondering how to honor the people in your life – the ones with the same

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I know this dude in SoCal named Ryan Avery, and over the past five years I have seen him dedicate himself to all things HEAVY! Not only has he promoted the best Doom shows in SoCal for the past 4 years under the name Midnite Collective, Ryan is also the

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Esteban Maroto is a master of erotic fantasy art. His work is the perfect balance between macabre and sexy. Maroto’s beasts are full of movement and you can almost smell the rage from his creatures jumping out of the paper. Check out this cryptic collection of Maroto’s sketches. So many of pieces look like they could

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Extreme Japanese Bondage, Amazing Art, Snakes, Death In Technicolor and Morbid History are some of the reasons why Dirty Scarab is CVLT Nation’s favorite tumblr this week. I get lost in this well-curated page every time I enter. Now it’s your chance to encounter the Dirty Scarab tumblr page. I find my inspiration

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