Chiara Franchi
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Chiara Franchi

Cuddling kittens and worshipping the Dark Lord on the foggy side of Italy.

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One of the keys of my conversation with Johnny P. from SECT MARK lies in his slight Roman inflection, which unfortunately I cannot render by typing on my computer – and even less by typing in English. Yet the very essential thing you need to better enjoy this chat is

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“I’m not jealous of my secrets. I’m very open. I don’t take part in many tattoo conventions, but recently we did one in Milan and we’ve been filming everything with plenty of close-ups on the needles. And it all was displayed live on a screen, so that people could see

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As far as it concerns a certain style of occult-related, gloomy aestethics, Italy has no doubt a glorious tradition. The fascination for Italy’s dark side is deeply rooted in time (Horace Walpole’s The Castle Of Otranto, set in Apulia and conventionally referred to as the ancestor gothic novels, was published

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