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When it was announced in February that some witches were planning a mass ritual to stop Donald Trump, the Internet mostly reacted with bemusement, as one would expect. Not all were so amused, though; some fearful and angry Christians called for a mass prayer to protect Trump from the evil

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Text & Photos via Oddity Central Luis Padron, a 25-year-old fantasy fan and cosplay enthusiast from Argentina, has spent tens of thousands of dollars altering his looks in his desire to become a real-life elf. Luis says he became obsessed with fantastic beings like elves and angels after being bullied

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80s HardcoreCvltureDIYHistoryMusicRaw Punk

I was late on The Adverts. They somehow got lost in my initial exploration of the 70’s punk era. Bad move. They existed in such a small window of time. They did all the regular punk rock stuff. They did Top of the Pops and Old Grey Whistle Test. They

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It’s easy to take the behind-the-scenes guys for granted. You see a flyer or a facebook event that appeals to you, go the venue, pay the cover, start swilling beer, and bang your head. Chances are you base your opinion of a show on the bands (or if you’re snarky,

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Last show at Vostok – February 25, 2017 Studio Vostok, Vancouver, BC w/ Storc, Brass, Waingro, Black Wizard Allow me to preface this with an acknowledgement of the privilege inherently involved in being able to participate – in any capacity – in the operation of an ostensibly underground creative space/music

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80s HardcoreCvltureDIYFeaturedHistoryMusicRaw Punk

Punk kids are amazing creatures. At any age. On March 4th of this year, a pair of old punks take the top two spots at this year’s Mr SF Leather contest. The sash itself and the first runner-up medal. For the next year, the new title holder will represent San Francisco

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