The loneliness of the internet

November 1st, 2013 § 0

SadCat

Today, I bring you a Halloween-themed internet observation from a mall goth:

For Tom Milsom, a musician and self-described “mall goth,” the “sad mournful” position of the goth resonates with the loneliness of the Internet. For teenagers, Mr. Milsom said, Tumblr and similar sites are “a place to cry.” “Everything is incredible and everybody is sad. … There is a real cultural relevance beyond being moody.” “Goth is Dead, Long Live Goth”, New York Times

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