Kate Baudelaire
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Kate Baudelaire

Chronic disillusionment. I like cats and Danzig.

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From the moment I first heard Dennis Sanders’ captivating industrial-rock project Spirit in the Room, I’ve been hooked on the dark passion of their at times contradictory, always hard to define sound. And you should be too. Leaden with sad crooning and cutting, scathing lyrics, if you get a chance

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Wendy O Williams was born 1949 in Rochester, NY, her true initials actually being WOW for Wendy Orleans Williams. Seemingly born rebellious, she had her first run in with the law age 15, arrested for sunbathing nude. Leaving school before graduating, her schoolmates and teachers recalled Williams as a “shy

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By now any conspiracy weirdo worth his salt – I’m looking at you – has seen Room 237 – the Rodney Ascher documentary about interpretations of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 stone cold classic The Shining. Its true meaning is tied in with the genocide of Native Americans, because of the imagery

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“Beat Me, Bite Me, Whip Me, Fuck Me Like The Dirty Pig That I Am, Cum All Over My Tits And Tell Me That You Love Me. Then Get The Fuck Out.” The year was 1977 and this was a damn good slogan for a punk t-shirt, as you can

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Good afternoon, perverts… The intentionally phallic sounding John Willie (snort) and his slip of a wife, Australian born Holly Anna Faram, muse and model to 1950’s fetishist photographer, illustrator, editor and creator of Bizarre, a soft porn cult magazine, which ran for 10 years from 1946.     A man

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