Goths, I love 'em! I even used to be one for a bit (well, I was a Didi-Goth for at least 6 months). But there's one thing that troubles me about our cheery friends: what to do they do in summer? All that makeup, long black leather and rubber must get very sticky. I think we should show our respect for these poor unfortunates, struggling to stand out from the vanilla crowd despite blazing temperatures and sunshine that puts the rest of us in shorts and vest tops. Join me in celebrating the majesty of the Goth, who, eschewing any practicality whatever, still has the commitment to don a full length leather trenchcoat, stupid New Rock boots, and half a Superdrug counter of makeup. All hail the Hot Goth!


Flock of SeaGoths


Goth Boy, originally uploaded by fluffy_steve.

Gothiness: 8 Sweatiness: 6
Congratulations, introspective young man, for braving the German sun in full velvet and leather! Extra points also for the briefcase full of poetry. Don't be fooled by the Emo glance, inside he's sunbathing.

13 comments:

Jeremy said...

"inside he's sunbathing" is fucking hilarious. Great site, by the way. The irony of the whole lot is wondrous.

allison said...

love, love, love this site.

toast said...

i wore a burgundy shirt like this shhh don't tell
i will tell you this, i felt like a moving oven on the dance floor

Anonymous said...

. . . bet he looks better naked.:)

ShellHawk said...

He's a cross between Flock of Seagulls and Adam Ant (before he went solo and ruined everything by doing so).
Looks yummy, anyway.

Mui said...

"inside he's sunbathing" rofl, priceless

Boots said...

I nearly peed

Jennifer Rados said...

only a 7 on the goth scale?! i do believe he's a 9 for at least carrying on with that morose yet annoyed demeanor and all those accessories.

GothsInHotWeather said...

@Jennifer - Agreed. One extra Goth point for you Poetry Boy

madison said...

I'd up that level of sweatiness. He's clearly ROASTING in that getup.

Anonymous said...

are you guys sure that's not actually Joaquin Phoenix in disguise?

Anonymous said...

wow, how did that only get a 6 in sweatiness? he looks like he is dying in that outfit!

K said...

I love that outfit! And hair! He's so sexy :) rotflmao 'inside he's sunbathing' priceless :D

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