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Kink Camp

The most notorious episodes of the Risk podcast are probably the ones where host, Kevin Allison, talks about kink camp.  

In number 229 “Kevin Goes to Kink Camp 1… 61 more words

Social Deviance

Let's Talk About Steampunk!

I’m currently reading Soulless by Gail Carriger. It’s a fun, witty, fluffy read, and, apparently, it’s steampunk. So, instead of doing a Currently Reading post, I decided to talk about steampunk and what the word actually means. 965 more words


Hipster Racism

The topic of hipster racism has been talked about in the past but now seems particularly appropriate to revisit.  Hipster racism is when “hipsters… 139 more words

Mass Media/Popular Culture

Tokyo's Fashion Districts

Looking through the many shopping districts in Tokyo, Shibuya and Harajuku are the two most popular ones. On the surface, you’d think they’re both the same in terms of what they offer and would virtually have the same atmosphere. 419 more words


Have you seen her...? Visible Girls Revisited exhibition at Artlink

By hosting Visible Girls Revisited by Anita Corbin, Hull becomes the next chapter in a story that began in 1981. With camera in hand a young non-conformist Anita began capturing on film the spectacular diversity within the many groups and tribes of women, who existed outside of the mainstream.  958 more words

Art Blogs

Western V.S. Japanese Goths

You may be thinking – surely all goths are the same – black clothes, black hair, black make-up. However, you are wrong! Western goths are your stereotypical goths who wear ‘bad-ass’ dark coloured t-shirts that have some sort of ‘meaning’ to it, dark pants, dark, teased hair, pleather (fake leather) and other dark coloured things. 186 more words