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The Japanese are next level when it comes culture and living to their own drum beat. I have been fascinated with Japanese history and culture for decades. When I first went there, I realized I had found another place I could call home. Today I was trolling the internet (via

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One of the earliest posts I did for CVLT Nation’s art category was a profile on the work of Sarina Brewer, a pioneer of “rogue taxidermy” and one of the founders of The Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists (MART), which is an international association despite the reference to its founding state. When

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CvltureDeath RockFeaturedFilmFull SetsHistoryMusicPost-Punk

1984 was the year that The CURE were at the top of their game. It was also the year I got to see them live for the first time at the Kabuki Theater in San Francisco. All of my homies wanted either to be Robert Smith or to kiss Robert

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ArtBizarreCvltureFeaturedIllustration

Joerggum is a German artist who creates striking portraits of rubber, PVC and leather-clad dominant women in a BDSM context. The women in his works are drawn in soft, almost dreamlike lines but the page exudes their power and demands you to kneel before them. Nuns caressing breathing tubes, strap-wielding headmistresses

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CvltureFeaturedSkateboarding

CVLT Nation Interviews Reuben Swayer The world knows you as a killer illustrator and a rad musician, but not as a kick-ass skater…When did you first pick up a board? My earliest recollection of skateboarding would have to be around the age of nine or ten. I don’t know what

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CvltureFeaturedHistorySocial Justice

How many times have you heard a certain kind of American say something like, “if the Americans hadn’t joined WWII, you’d all be speaking German,” or something shitty and ignorant like that? As a citizen of one of the other Allied countries, I’ve heard it a few times. The way

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