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!


Ring-a-ring-o'-Gothies

Thanks to Flipthc
Gothiness: 6 Sweatiness: 7
Well, these aren't goths are they? Swimsuits? Shorts? Ok, so maybe there's a tattoo or two (say that quickly) on show, but really, they're not trying very hard are they? Wait. What's that? There, in the sand? Run! Run for your lives! Wicca Goths are upon us!

3 comments:

pensive said...

Why is the guy on the right working so hard to stay outside the circle? What did they conjure in there? LOL

Anonymous said...

Wicca goths? You're an idiot.

Anonymous said...

Gotta admit, the geometry of the pentagram are pretty spot on!

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