Living the Strange Life

The Spirit of Creation

Posted by Zakkarrii Daniels on

It’s weird thinking about how I started painting boxes when I was a kid and now sell my stuff, how my creative process has changed a lot over the years. I think the pressure to “fit in” was more pronounced when I was a teenager than it is now. Now, I feel like there’s more pressure to define and label yourself to find, to claim a place in the world. I wish there had been more guidance for engaging with social media as your authentic self because as things have shifted over to individuals presenting themselves in the same places...

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A Slice of Goth in a Cold World

Posted by Zakkarrii Daniels on

A Slice of Goth in a Cold World
Join the Strange Goth on a journey through the nostalgia of the goth scene, through musings of the future and if a spooky oasis is even possible. 

Welcome to Strange and Savage.

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Re: Everyone Wants A Big Dick Goth Boyfriend

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Re: Everyone Wants A Big Dick Goth Boyfriend

Hi. It’s been awhile. How are you? How’s the family? You see I’m only stopping by to comment on a recent piece titled “Why Everyone Wants a Big Dick Goth Boyfriend”. I know. I think there’s a larger conversation to be had here. I have coffee. https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/big-dick-goth-boyfriend-meme?fbclid=IwAR3tuX2V42OHccd2SSW2N9ragnYiVwlergB2kyLIzNbvsO-6WI86SZlS1pUMuch like the manic pixie dream girl trope, big tiddy goth girlfriend is also poisitioned to be of service to their counterpart. I think this stems from the aftermath of toxic positivity becoming more readily seen as toxic in society as a whole and the expectation that women are the ones who hold the...

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CAGES DTLA: A Review

Posted by Zakkarrii Daniels on

(Originally published November 8th, 2019) Currently in its preview stage, Cages by Woolf and the Wondershow is an experience that's hard to explain because it offers so much. The general story, for those being invited into the world Anhedonia, is that its citizens aren't allowed to feel their feelings. It's a dark, grey scale world where everyone's hearts are locked away in cages. And I'm sure, you can imagine where the story goes from there, but I assure you it's so much more than getting from this point A to the obvious point B. It's not going to even remotely...

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How I Embraced My Trauma

Posted by Zakkarrii Daniels on

Lock down has been an interesting experience. The novelty of "taking a break" since a good portion of us are out of work has long since worn off. Some of us may find ourselves in familiar situations, like being isolated to this extent echos how we were in our yesteryears. Some of us further still can hear the echos of "get over it" and "move on" and you wish you could separate the now you from the memories woven alongside your veins of the you who survived in this familiar situation...but you can't. Inability to "let go" becomes just one...

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