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I have been mocking the hell out of Hot Topic since high school, when I frowned upon the mass market fakery of all their pseudo goth and punk aesthetic, but I gotta say, I’m kind of digging the retailer’s new “Orphan Black”-inspired line. Whether you’re into Sarah’s leather jackets, Helena’s grunge-y parkas or Cosima’s nerdy… READ MORE »


When we heard Hot Topic was doing a designer collaboration, we immediately thought, “Oh no.” When we heard that it was with someone named John Eshaya, we thought, “Who?” John Eshaya, it turns out, actually has quite the interesting resume. He created Jet, a clothing brand and subdivision of Fred Segal, the California boutique chain… READ MORE »


Forks, WA, has had an unexpected surge in tourists, or rather Edward stalkers, who have been making pilgrimages to the town. [NPR]
In other “Twilight”-related news, Hot Topic reported an 11.4 percent increase in profits for the third quarter, helped largely by sales from its license with the movie. [DNR] … READ MORE »