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The outcasts are going to need a doll to separate them from the other outcasts. Not from a powder that makes you go porcelain but from a crippling commitment to the lyrics of Morrissey and spending warm summer days indoors writing frightening verse.
VICE Elsewhere. I stood before Robert Smith with my red lipstick smeared, black eyeliner, and teased hair. They wanted mystery. More VICE. And conformists. What do you say, Mattel? She was emancipated from her parents and even though we lived in Massachusetts she lived in an apartment in New York City on the weekends.
I took up art not because I had any talent but because I liked Adam. Years later I met a Barbie-like blonde chick at a party who said that on the Connecticut leg of the Wish tour she had sex with Robert Smith on a fire escape.
May I present a list of what it takes to make the Teenaged Freak Doll:. Socks are for cheerleaders.
A photo of the author during her high school years. Newsletters are the new newsletters.
It will wash out in two days. Monster High dolls are currently one of the best-selling dolls in the world. He liked Tara. Diary for writing down deep thoughts like, If I feel but chose not to scream would you hear me anyway? Tara was neither jockette nor weirdo. I learned this in Boston in the late 90s when I got backstage at a Cure concert on the Wish tour. Pale, pale skin. A bra that is not filled out in one cup due to the left one growing faster than the right.
Line of black hair dye underneath the hairline. I called her a ghost. Now that Goth has been made to be beautiful, normal, and even more beautiful than the usual standard—it reminds me of when I was in high school in September, 1991. She had pouty lips, wavy hair, and never spoke.
She floated through the hallways.