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Ear Stretching Amongst Tribes

No matter how small or large, isolated or integrated, culture holds meaning for its participants, brining invaluable richness to their lives. Culture tends to be fluid, slowly changing with time like a landscape. Many tribes worldwide have preserved their traditions, yet we now find even they are becoming touched by the changes they’ve escaped for […]

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A Fleshed Out History of Ear Stretching

Intrinsic repetition of human cultural norms never fails to make me stop and look twice. During centuries too long ago for most people to care about, seeds of modern trends were planted, and continue to grow and permeate societies worldwide. The practice of stretching ones earlobes is certainly not new, and has come a long […]

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Lana Del Rey- Pure 40’s Swagger

“You were sorta punk rock, I grew up on hip hop” -Lana Del Rey, Blue Jeans                 When creating Screw Yourself I wanted something unique and striking. I wanted it to be industrial, heavy metal, a little bit steam punk, as well as simple. I am not alone […]

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Bee’s Beautiful Tattoo

This is my friend Bee and her beautiful tattoo.   “This tattoo is an ode to my grandma Hanna. When I was a little, I lived with her on the farm in Poland and then remember her visiting us in Canada years later. My most memorable moment with her was having her teach me how […]

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Where The Fuck is the Magic Twiggy?

Even if you haven’t liked anything by Marilyn Manson since Holy Wood, you have to admit, you got excited about Born Villain. Yes Manson is history, but he was such a significant part of my past that I can’t seem to let go. His first albums Portrait Of An American Family and Smells Like Children […]

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Rammstein Wins Best Live Band

The UK Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award 2012 has deemed Rammstein the winner in the “Best Live Band” category. Not surprised whatsoever. When I think back to the concert I can almost feel the warmth of Till’s flames on my face. Flames from his mouth, flames from his wings, flames everywhere. Flake’s boat ride leaves the […]

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