Rory Desmond (holycrapitsrory) wrote in gothsnotgawfs,
Rory Desmond
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Basics

Name/Nickname: Rory. No nickname.
Location: Gloucester, MA
Birthday: December 11
Age: 18
Level of Education: I'm in the 12th grade.

Tastes

Favorite Movies (up to 10): Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, Eraserhead, Bram Strokers Dracula, Interview with the Vampire, The Texas Chainsaw Masacre (original), Night of the Living Dead, Huse of 1000 Corpses, Nightmare Before Christmas
Favorite Bands (at least 10, no more than 20): The Cure, Joy Division, Bleeding Through, Cradle of Filth, Slayer, Bauhaus, Rob Zombie, Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath
Favorite Books/Authors (up to 10 each): Edgar Allen Poe, Anne Rice, The Satanic Bible, Shakespeare, A Clockwerk Orange, Dracula, October Country, H.P. Lovecraft, Johnny the Homicidal maniac, Roald Dahl

Favorite Artists (up to 10): Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Salvador Dali, Da Vinci, Jhonen Vasquez, Frank Frazetta, Brom, R Crumb, Charles Addams, Edward Gorey
Favorite Clothing (that you have): My black hoodie that I wear everyday, my Jack Skellington wristband, and my Misfits shirt.
Favorite Clothing (that you may not necessarily have): My girlfriend's Crow sweatshirt, and my friend Zakk's Jack Skellington shirt.
Favorite Song Lyrics: "Watching the reel as it comes to a close, brutally taking its time, people who change for no reason at all, Its happening all of the time. Can I go on with this train of events? Disturbing and purging my mind, back out of my duties, when alls said and done, I know that Ill lose every time."--"Passover" by Joy Division

Knowledge/Opinions

Name at least five GOTHIC bands: The Cure, Christian Death, The Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus
Name something that may not fit traditional criteria for being gothic but you may consider gothic anyway: Being very artistic and romantic.
How did the subculture begin? (DETAILS! The more accurate detail, the better, not just one or two sentences.) It began in 1979, when the Bauhaus released "Bela Lugosi's Dead". Some might argue. The Doors were described gothic, along with Joy Division. The goth culture was originally an offshoot of punk.
What do you think of "related" subcultures (cyber, rivethead, graver)? I don't understand the cybrer culture...what's it all about?
What do you think of the "gother-than-thou" attitude some represent? I think's it's kind of a lame attitude.
How did you get into the subculture? I don't really know.
Do you prefer old-school or new-school Goth? Why? Old school. The music was better (Bauhuas, Sisters of Mercy, Christian Death, etc.), and I like the clothes better too. No silly Tripp pants.
Why do you consider yourself Gothic? I guess because I like to look on the darker sides of life.
Complete this sentence: Labels are.... For soup cans.
How did you hear about the community? A search.
Why do you want to join? To communicate with other people.
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