World Goth Day 2016: Shedding light on the darkness of a much-maligned subculture | The Magazine | The Independent

Most pop subcultures are doomed to die – or if not, to persist in tragic parody like a bunch of middle-aged mods at a Butlin’s reunion. Quite right, too. They tend to coalesce around clusters of young people in reaction to the prevailing zeitgeist, then fade away as the object of rebellion changes, and time spent preening and building a music collection is eaten up by responsibilities. And before you know it, you’re an adult.

Source: World Goth Day 2016: Shedding light on the darkness of a much-maligned subculture | The Magazine | The Independent