Gothtopia

Gothic Council Discusses Proper Graveyard Etiquette

The popular image that you may have of our people is that we hang out in graveyards dressed in black while hammered on absinthe and listening to :Wumpscut. Three of the four of those are fairly accurate, but it's the hanging out in graveyards thing that we're discussing today.

Gothtopia has always felt that cavorting around someone's eternal resting place was a little insensitive. It has just always felt wrong to us. Not all the time, we don't fault Asmodeus X for filming "Voices of the Fallen" at a local cemetery. On the other hand, Candy Apple Blue's "Graveyard" music video is an affront to all taste... mostly because it's bloody terrible.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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