La Carmina

Model Female Los Angeles, California, US
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About Me

La Carmina is a popular underground Goth Japan culture & travel blogger, TV host and coordinator (Travel Channel, Food Network, Discovery, CNN), author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), and journalist for AOL Travel / Huffington Post. She’s well-known for her coverage of bizarre body modifications, especially Japanese bagel heads. PLEASE VISIT:


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Cover of Vanity Magazine UK, Alt Noir, featured in Gothic Beauty, Bust Magazine and major publications. See full credits below. PLEASE VISIT for the full details!

Recent TV hosting and arranging credits include National Geographic, Food Network, Fuel, Discovery, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV, NHK (Kawaii TV), and CNN International. See more at

The Doctors, CBS daytime TV talk show guest (speaking about Japan bagel head forehead inflation)
The Japan Times (interview about Japanese bagel heads on National Geographic Taboo TV)
Cover & spread in Vanity Magazine UK
Escala Revista, cover story for Aeromexico flight magazine (1.5 million readers)
Cover and spread in Prysm Magazine
Sugar Heart magazine editorial
8 News Now - Las Vegas CBS TV interview
Food Network TV show "World's Weirdest Restaurants"
Gothic Beauty Magazine
Fashion TV & Fame Rocks red carpet
ANAN Magazine (major Japanese fashion publication)
AOL Celebrity Japan
Huffington Post Arts
Huffington Post Style
The Examiner
Metromix NY
AOL - NY Fashion Week
The Daily Beast
Vogue India
Fashion TV Italy
Canadian TV talk show, Urban Rush
Lip Service
Sohu China
Luisaviaroma Firenze4Ever (haute couture event for the world's top fashion bloggers)
AOL / My Daily
BUST Magazine (full page color spread + interview)
Alt Noir Magazine (cover and inside spread)
Zagat (named one of the best cooking shows on YouTube)
AOL / Huffington Post (launch of her travel TV show)
LA Weekly (Hello Kitty birthday party, travel TV show premiere)
Vogue Italia
Featured interview in Coolhunting Digital book (Spain)
Luisaviaroma styling lab (Italy: she was one of the 40 top fashion bloggers flown to the event)
LA Weekly interview and 33-photo slideshow about her Japan charity work
LA Weekly: featured in a 31-photo slideshow
The Diplomat (Japan: current affairs magazine)
NOH8 Campaign - photographed a Familiar Face (along with Cindy McCain, Adam Lambert, Paris Hilton, Kat von D)
Cosmopolitan Magazine France
Andrew Zimmern's column in Mpls St. Paul Magazine
Travel Channel: Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Bizarre Magazine (UK: 4-page spread)
Front page of CNN International and CNNGo
Fox News
CNNGo (Asia)
The Guardian (UK: her book Cute Yummy Time was one of the oddest book titles of the year)
Washington Post (Cute Yummy Time is recommended)
Mediabistro Galleycat
LA Weekly interview
LA Times feature about her book Cute Yummy Time feature about her Theme Restaurants book, also recommended in About's Manga gift guide
CNNGo (Asia: photo feature)
Cover and spread in Metro NY and Metro Philadelphia
Women's Day Magazine
Charlotte Observer
The Village Voice
Ming Pao (Chinese newspaper)
The Today Show, NBC TV interview
Random House author page
Penguin USA author page
Vancouver Province
Vancouver Sun
The New Yorker
Columbia University alumni feature
Women's Wear Daily
The National Post
Time Out New York

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