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Just in time for Halloween, Gothic Beauty magazine (not to be confused with the ever-popular Goth Beaver Hunt magazine) has published the results of the 2006 Dark Cities Survey and reported that Los Angeles is the Number One place in America to be a goth.

Huh. Well, not to sound ungrateful for the honor, but if we're to judge by such goth gatherings as Bats Day at Disneyland, we're a little underwhelmed by the gothery of the City of Angels. It's just too damn hot to be wearing layers of black vinyl and wigs made out of wool yarn, isn't it? A black t-shirt is as much as most folks can muster. Besides that, there's the other little problem of all this sun here; sun and vampires go together like sardines and Nutella.

But hey, whatever. Gothic Beauty readers have spoken, and crowned us Queen of the Nighttime World. Thanks, Gothic Beauty. And happy Halloween!

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