tattooing

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Tattoo shops terrify me. I have a partner whose arm is covered in gorgeous ink, but any kind of reassurance he tried to give me about tattooing, I immediately brushed off. Maybe its something about looking too normieor not having enough visible body modifications, but tattoo shops have a tendencyREAD MORE »


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Yesterday, we published the first part of my interview with tattoo artist Speck Osterhout at Chicago’s Tattoo Candy, a shop I cannot say too many good things about. Yesterday, Speck shared her experience getting started as a tattooer, some of the gritty details about the business, and her thoughts on why people get into tattooing. READ MORE »


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I always felt like there was a veil of mystery over tattooing and the industry and the people who do tattoos, regardless of the proliferation of tattooing on reality TV. I got my first tattoo the day I turned 18, a few months before Miami Ink premiered, and had been obsessed with tattoo culture since… READ MORE »


Entertainment

We’ve been fascinated with the idea of anal and butt tattoos ever since we heard about Maria Louise Del  Rosario, a woman who was videotaped receiving a tattoo in her anal cavity a couple of weeks back. Rosario claimed the process was fairly pleasurable, and while hers was the first we’d ever heard of, apparently… READ MORE »