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This article will undoubtedly be a rough ride, dependent upon your opinion of gangrenous genitals. Hey, I don’t judge. Today’s lovely peek into the world of pathology involves a particular nasty type of necrotizing fasciitis (fa-she-i-tis, proper pronunciation of medical terms is key to spice up your dinner party) called

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Usually metalheads sell out – either when they make it big, or when they don’t make it at all and have to get a job, cut their hair, suit up and all that yuppie shit. But Portugal is not your normal place, and even if we don’t have a sexy

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Foma Jaremtschuk was surely a product of his really fucked up environment! He was born in 1907 in a remote village in Siberia and sent to a Russian labor camp in 1936. His life took another tragic turn when in 1947 he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and then moved to a hospital

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In 1995, slam dancing had morphed into “moshing” and parents everywhere were terrified. Then artists like Marilyn Manson were thrown into the mix, and the media got all up in arms – again – about what kids were doing and listening to in their spare time. Manson and moshing were

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The Egyptian revival gates at Westminster Burial Grounds.
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Walking north along Baltimore’s Greene Street towards Lexington Market, just outside the grounds of the University of Maryland, you might come across an Egyptian Revival gateway leading to a small burial ground nestled in a dense urban area of Baltimore’s downtown. Peering through this gate, you may glimpse a few

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On October 6, 1966 (aka ‘The Day of the Beast’ in psychedelic circles), California banned the possession of LSD. Two years later the law went nationwide. Mark McCloud did as anyone of vision might: he began buying loads of blotters, sheets of paper infused with LSD, for consumption. Eventually his

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