Stephanie Dubick

Interviews

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
11.7.18
Books

How Evangelical Purity Culture Can Lead to a Lifetime of Sexual Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein combines personal reflections with years of research to trace the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, "Pure."
Stephanie Dubick
10.16.18
Health

Pregnant and Addicted to Heroin, with Nowhere to Turn for Help

As the American opioid epidemic rages, pregnant women with addiction issues are being forced to choose between seeking health care and avoiding arrest.
Stephanie Dubick
6.15.17
style

Elder Goths: When Growing Up Doesn't Mean Abandoning Your Favorite Youth Culture

"We are the first and second generations to age into goth, and we have to stand up and say that there is room for older women in this subculture."
Stephanie Dubick
4.4.17
Broadly DK

When You Have Body Dysmorphia, Coping Through Plastic Surgery Can Be a Nightmare

Cosmetic surgery often seems like a viable solution for people with Body Dysmorphia Disorder, but instead it often causes symptoms to worsen, trapping patients in an endless, frustrating, and dangerous quest for perfection.
Stephanie Dubick
2.27.17
mental health

When You Have Body Dysmorphia, Coping Through Plastic Surgery Can Be a Nightmare

For people with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), who obsessively fixate on their perceived physical flaws, cosmetic surgery often seems like a viable solution. But instead, it often causes symptoms to worsen, trapping BDD patients in an endless...
Stephanie Dubick
2.27.17
mental health

'In the Mirror, What I Saw Was a Monster': Living with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Those who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) fixate obsessively on one or more perceived flaws in their appearance, resulting in depression and social anxiety—and, in extreme cases, thoughts of suicide. But despite the severity of the condition...
Stephanie Dubick
11.22.16
Interviews

An Interview with America's Favorite Junk Rock Band, Sloppy Seconds

Shirtless, sweaty, and unleashed. ...Ladies?
Stephanie Dubick
6.24.14
Interviews

Veruca Salt Have a Lot of Catching Up to Do

Nina Gordon and Louise Post discuss what it's like to get back in the studio after years of being away.
Stephanie Dubick
5.20.14
Interviews

Cats, and the Metalheads Who Love Them

The author of the book 'Metal Cats' talks about why metal dudes and cute kittehs are natural BFFs.
Stephanie Dubick
4.18.14
Music

We Interviewed Hundred Waters

It’s of no surprise that Skrillex (a fan of music outside of derbsterp) signed Hundred Waters as the first official indie band to his label, OWSLA, because variety and talent is a good thing, especially when it comes from a state that looks like a...
Stephanie Dubick
2.27.13
Stuff

I Worked at Spooky World for a Night

A former scare-master-turned-manager of some sort, gave me a few pointers beforehand on how to effectively open the doors I was hiding behind while screaming things like “YOU’RE GONNA DIE!!!!!!!!!!”/ “I’M GONNA EAT YOUR CHILDREN!!!!!!” /”EEWWW, YOU’RE...
Stephanie Dubick
10.31.12
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