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how to ~ easy hime (princess) hairstyle

Works on wavy, straight or mildly curly hair, and requires soft layers. It can be worn with or without bangs (fringe) both straight-across or side bangs can look good. Hair must be longer than shoulder length (extensions can be used). It probably works on wigs, but I haven't tried it.…

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Added by x Zelda x on March 7, 2014 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Mana, Mihara Mitsukazu, and Novala Takemoto

(For my own reference, mostly. This interview originally ran in Gothic & Lolita Bible volume II, and the translation is from Monologue Sanctuary ).

Special Conversation 1

Mana (MALICE…

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Added by x Zelda x on March 3, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Kaya! Live! Nocturne

Added by x Zelda x on February 17, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Prounouncing visual kei band names in Japanese

ディルアングレイ - Dir en grey : Diru an gurei : Deeru an guu-ray-ee (When said correctly in Japanese it pretty much just sounds like you're stretching out the English pronunciation of Dir en grey. Note: if in English you pronounce DER en grey, that is wrong, it is pronounced closed to DEER en grey, which is how "Diru" in Japanese is just sounding like a…

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Added by x Zelda x on February 13, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

what is Lolita?

Lolita is a fashion that originated in Japan, specifically in the Harajuku area of Tokyo, which is often heavily populated by teenagers of all styles on the weekends. Lolita is often cited as being influenced by the Victorian and Rococo eras, however, it is a modernised, very loose take on either period. It was first recognised as a subculture in the late 1980s, and has evolved much since then. It is…

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Added by x Zelda x on January 25, 2014 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

Call for submissions: Absent Cause #5 – Dangerous Gifts

Absent Cause zine was established in 2008 as a venue for people from myriad cultures and selves, pushed to the outskirts and into the underground, to find each other, draw connections between their experiences, and gain strength for their struggles.

 

The term “Dangerous Gifts” is usually associated with the special contributions of people with mental illness / variance. But there are many kinds of dangerous gifts we experience and share: the person who chooses to wear…

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Added by redguard on August 9, 2011 at 8:42am — No Comments

Absent Cause #2: DUALITY -- Now Available

Absent Cause #2: DUALITY



bisexual bipolar body-conscious dead or alive

dialectical doppelganger gendered

identified mirrored radical

schizophrenic vampires



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Featuring:



Amanda Palmer interview on music, madness and the ReBELLYon



And INTERVIEWS with:

* Walaa Quisay, Egyptian student activist

* Laura-Marie Taylor, Functionally Ill zine

* Breaking… Continue

Added by redguard on January 7, 2009 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Coming Soon: Duality -- Absent Cause #2



Absent Cause #2 will be released January 1, 2009.



DUALITY

bisexual bipolar body-conscious dead or alive

dialectical doppelganger gendered

identified mirrored radical

schizophrenic vampires



INTERVIEWS

* Amanda Palmer on music, madness and the Rebellyon

* Walaa Quisay, Egyptian student activist

* Laura-Marie Taylor, Functionally Ill zine

* Breaking To Top, Maoist punk band from… Continue

Added by redguard on December 5, 2008 at 9:44am — 1 Comment

Absent Cause #1 available now

Absent Cause, my new zine focused on underground and dark culture, is now available.



I created AC to explore topics that resonate with me and many of the artistic and political people whose work I respect and admire: underground cultures, hidden histories, feminist and queer sexualities, chosen families and radical politics; vampirism, the gothic, horror and paganism; surviving abuse, coping with mental illness, self-harm and suicide.



I LOVE TRADES! If you make a zine,… Continue

Added by redguard on August 29, 2008 at 6:14pm — 1 Comment

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