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!


Prom Goth

Thanks to Emma Rinker

Gothiness: 4 (clearly he's a Didi) Sweatiness: 7
This, apparently, is 'Uncle Mike'. Jesus titty fucking Christ on a bicycle, words fail me. I open the floor to you, dear reader.

16 comments:

The Impressive Clergyman said...

Oh Holy Mother of God - is this the Goth equivalent of the Jocasta Complex? Or the Oedipus Complex? I mean he's 14 isn't he? Whatever - an absolute Goth salute to the pair of them. They clearly don't give two tin shits.

Aabra said...

Do most goths take their moms to the prom? So confused...

The Stool Pigeon said...

I love the juxtaposition of the frilly white flowers and lavender backdrop against the gothness.

Dracenea said...

I can't tell if the chick wants to be goth or a biker?!

Emma Rinker said...

I am in love with this picture.

Anonymous said...

No, just no. Go home and try again.

_carrie said...

I believe "Jesus titty fucking Christ on a bicycle" perfectly applies.
Gotta love the lipstick on him.

k-doh and Bosanova-b said...

Maybey momma wanted to do a "Glamor shot" with junior in a few pics, before she got "naughty" for daddy>

Anonymous said...

fail.

Anonymous said...

Jesus titty fucking Christ on a popsicle. Nay, two popsicles.

Miranda said...

Words? OK, here you go. Dear Sir: Please remove lipstick.

there you go.

Anonymous said...

according to yoda (fear is the path to the dark side. fear leads to anger. anger leads to hate. hate leads to suffering), I am sooo on the way to the dark side after seeing this picture

White Trash Hero - x said...

Rather than a corsage, she went for a gelled spiky fringe... also taking note of a smile drawn onto the mouth in black, classic

Vlad The Impaler said...

WOW!

Uncle Mike better watch out. His prom date is wearing a Top Hat, sign of a deviant if ever I saw one

Beelzebrad665 said...

Even Slash (Gun's n Roses, Velvet Revolver) has to take the dick out of his mouth to comment on how slick this guy looks with that top hat on... Someone's gettin laid tonight.

whitby vlad said...

BB665....you're missing the point

I know no prominant goths that wore top hats....another confused metal/goth cross over.

And anyway....

He looks like the guy who missed the bus to Colombine High School, and his mates got all the fame

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