La Carmina is an award-winning alternative culture journalist and TV host. She runs the leading blog about Goth travel, fashion and Satanism (LaCarmina.com/blog), which was featured in The New York Times
and Washington Post
. La Carmina is the author of four books including Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo
and Cute Yummy Time
, published by Penguin Random House. She received a journalism prize from the Society of American Travel Writers, and her writing has appeared in Time Magazine, CNN, Business Insider
and Architectural Digest.
As a TV personality, La Carmina has danced with William Shatner and Henry Winkler on NBC’s Better Late Than Never,
dined with Japanese monsters on Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods
, negotiated a $666 taxidermy head on Discovery Channel’s Oddities
, cooked cute food on The Today Show
, and debated “bagelhead” body modifications on The Doctors.
She is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. Follow La Carmina’s Gothic adventures in over 70 countries on LaCarmina.com
and social media @LaCarmina.