Or, for the impatient, actually ask them what kind of goth they are. They'll usually reply with a dumb look or, a step up, "What's an ostrogoth?" Wait, that's not laughable...that's sad. My mistake.Mike Cash wrote:
Another fad I will be glad to see the death of.
The fun is going to be 20 or 30 years from now when the former goths' kids/grandkids dig through photo albums and find pictures.
If you can go to a chain store to buy your uniform of non-conformity, I think you've missed the point.
I've always been fond of the movie SLC Punk for a couple reasons. It was an enjoyable portrayal of the simultaneous necessity and futility of the punk movement. Here's an extract from what is essentially the beginning of the end of the movie. Back in the day, fairy-tale style, we called it a "moral." Whatever happened to those?
Brandy: You wanna be an individual, right? You look like you're wearing a uniform. You look like a punk.
That's not rebellion. That's fashion.
Stevo: Then what's rebellion?
Brandy: Rebellion happens in the mind.