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Feature via from Dazed Digital If John Waters’ biggest fan had an instagram account, it would be that of Crete-born Jonny Seven’s eponymous page @jonny_seven. Essentially, it’s an ode to mundanity, with a side order of the eerie, the gross, and the uncanny thrown in: think flip flops with a

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As anyone who has watched a 1950s B-movie knows, sex and juvenile delinquency were the twin terrors of mid-century America. The two fears collided in the case of the Brooklyn Thrill Killers, a group of teenage boys who went on a violent crime spree in the summer of 1954. The

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Fantasy storytelling often engages with a dark/light struggle, and as writers it’s tempting to portray this on a grand scale to establish a sense of threat and character motivation. It’s far harder to write a nuanced take on this. Izzi Ward’s webcomic Sephie sidesteps potential issues by closely following a

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Black metal cannot be separated from its clichés. Church burnings, satan worship, misanthropia. That the treble-filled, lo-fi recordings can act not only to honor a malevolent deity bent on bringing about the end of the world, but the music can be a literal summoning of that dark force. Corpsepaint, a

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While you may associate enchantment with the occult and a preference for social isolation with extreme metal, alternative hip-hop’s Wicca Phase Springs Eternal suggests that darkness can be translated through the beat of a different drum. Branching off from indie rock’s more conventionally alternative route (a truthful oxymoron), the man

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Joe Blablazo is a comic book artist based out of Denver, CO. We met quickly after I moved to Denver and became close quickly due to our shared devotion to comic books, DIY culture and absurdity in general. Coming from El Paso, TX, where Joe was entrenched in the punk

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