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80s HardcoreArtCvltureHistoryMusicPhotography

Desire, adoration, safety, identity and escape are all there on a teenager’s bedroom walls. In the 1980s, these teenagers were photographed in their bedrooms – the place where they go to dream…This feature via via Flashbak Every morning, even before I open my eyes, I know I am in my

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CvltureFeaturesHistoryInterviews

We’re stoked to release Episode 2 of CVLT Cast 2019, our interview with the authors of the riveting book Compliments of Chicagohoodz: Chicago Street Gang Art & Culture. Sean goes in-depth with authors Jinx and Mr. C about the history of Chicago’s street gangs spanning generations and communities. You need

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BizarreCvltureHistory

The first part of this four part retrospective provided a brief history of the Ogrish shock site which ran from 2000 to 2006, this second instalment looks at the censorship problems the site encountered and its implications for free speech in the new media age. Although Ogrish was never remotely

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BizarreCVLTHistory

If anyone remembers the shock site Ogrish at all, they’d be likely to describe it as ‘the Bestgore of its day’, but at its most potent it hovered on the periphery of popular culture, offering up beheadings and atrocities like event TV while being accused of operating in symbiosis with terrorist

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BizarreCvltureHistory

Mental illness has always plagued humanity. In the amount of time humans have existed, just in these last few years has mental illness really been addressed and given the time and study it deserves in order to make advancements in the field and impact the lives of ourselves and those

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BizarreCvltureDIYHistory

There’s no doubt that we live in troubled times. For centuries, most of my ancestors have put their faith into organized religion, hoping that the clear path laid out for them would spare them the hardships of life, or at least promise them a better afterlife. Lucky for me, my

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