An Animated History of Goth Culture

In a very clever animation by Pitchfork, three tween-ish students presented to their disinterested class, a multi-media history report on Goth culture.

Goth was a subset of the UK punk scene that was less into straight up nihilism than a romanticized fascination with darkness. …Goth reached the peak of its pop cultural influence in the nineties with the popularity of Nine Inch Nails, The Crow and the Sandman, all of which helped lead a new generation of disaffected teenagers down the path of sad poetry and pancake makeup. Goth’s crossover success led to its downfall