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!


UnHappy Meal

Thanks to Dane Strychnine

Gothiness: 8 Sweatiness: 9
Make no mistake, mortal. These Dark Food Junkies aren't here for the quarterpounder - it's the ribs they want. YOURS! Yes, vanillas, tremble in fear as the proud MiseryGoths feast on your despair. Wisely, they're just in the shadow, away from the harm of the Daystar - but watch that one in the middle, she's got her eye on your chips! Note the futile attempts from other diners to look nonchalant whilst quaking in their flip-flops. Extra points awarded for the overload of makeup and straight-backed corsetry.

12 comments:

Celia (Head Witch of the Hollow) said...

This has got to be my favourite!

I love them they're so darn cute...although the bloke in the background spoils the effect...and what's he doing with his ear...maybe contacting some space-ship-control... to say he's found some more fugitives from his planet?

I wonder who they were posing for?

Anonymous said...

That is the Oporto portugese chicken shop on enmore rd, Newtown, Sydney, Australia.

Newtown is home to a variety of distinct individuals

Craig said...

Nothing scares this prince of darkness.. Not even full-calorie soda..

Rachel said...

This is in Newtown, Sydney, "the gothic mile" as some of the shop keepers call it.

I help run a goth festival in the area http://www.underthebluemoon.org.au/ we like to cook ourselfes in Australia.

Miranda said...

The girl on the left is lovely. The guy in corpsepaint needs for someone to have a little come-to-Jesus talk with him. Corpsepaint is NOT GOTHIC.

llyrdancingonwaves said...

Perhaps he is just a dedicated Black Metal fan, and is out with his two lovely lady Goth friends. Being a Black Metal fan myself (though I'm not one for corpse paint) the "come-to-Jesus talk would be the WORST thing to say.

Orange Girl said...

Whose to say metal-heads and goths can't co-exist? Newtown of all places can accept that!

The long-haired hottie does have the Jesus look about him -and is drawing the outcasts to himself too.

Wonder what was on their minds?

Sweet Juniper said...

As I love all my gothfolk, I must ask; Was blue the only 'norm' color they allowed themselves that day? Is there a color system per diem?

Iowa Nursing Degree said...

I also agree to the point if she was not able to attend the shift she could have called up.

Gomez33 said...

....this is ridiculous....seriously, almost as bad as the 80's with the hair metal peeps....

Theodorachaos said...

I wish life was like this, props for them going out like this!!!

Nani said...

Saw this on Buzzfeed -classic!
This photo keeps turning up, it's great :)

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