Putting the S in Sadism: A Look at the Marquis De Sade

The Marquis de Sade – this Libertine inspired the word “sadism.” His gritty erotica might still

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Raw Dames and Temptation…
1950s Times Square Smut by Jim Linderman

Today when you go to Times Square in New York, it’s like entering a swarm of

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Insanity By Increments
Modern Gothic Horror Tales

I have read every single post that’s gone up on CVLT Nation, all 7,000 of them.

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The Animal People Discovered by the Flying Man

Science fiction says a lot about societal values at the time of its writing. In the

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Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us Book Launch at SF’s Loved To Death

Some of the most fascinating human behaviours are our dealings with death. Cultures around the world

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CVLT Nation Interviews
Jonathan Shaw

Jonathan Shaw was born to Hollywood starlet Doris Dowling (Bitter Rice, The Lost Weekend, The Blue

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The Coming Translation of “As Wolves Among Sheep”: A History of National Socialist Black Metal

The English translation of As Wolves Among Sheep provoked a few anxious emails from the editors

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Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore Book Preview + Giveaway

Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore has just gotten a face lift! Originally released

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The Barrier Kult Book Preview!
BA.KU.: Kult Skating/Dark Rituals

Loyalty and passion for an art form is something that I respect to the fullest. When

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The Realms of the Unreal: The Afterlife of America’s Strangest Artist

Every day for forty-three years, Henry Darger would leave his single room apartment at 851 W. Webster Avenue on Chicago’s North Side to attend mass, then head to work as a hospital custodian. He barely spoke to anyone – his only friend had left town years before, and the occasional letter was a poor substitute.

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Blood, Piss and Dirt…The 1%ers MC Cuts

UC Riverside put on a fascinating exhibition at their ARTSblock facilities last fall, a collection of

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The Raw and Controversial Story… SKINHEAD: An Archive

For better or for worse, the image of the skinhead defines a big part of what

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