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Subverting The Dominant Paradigm, One Bloody Word At A Time

In “Blood Script,” Washington, D.C. artist Mary Coble had 75 hateful epithets “tattooed” onto her body. No ink was involved, so the words looked as if they were written in blood. The ornate lettering Coble chose was intended to create “a dichotomy between the beautiful visual form of the words and the ugly meanings they… More »


Halloween No-No: Bad Tattoo Costumes

Marisa at Needles and Sins, who we interviewed yesterday, has a terrific post on the most horrid of Halloween costumes: bad tattoos. If this Lydia the Tattooed Lady getup doesn’t disturb you, perhaps this Tattooed Dog costume will. “[W]hat’s really bugging me here [isn’t] that companies are making a buck mocking our art,” says Marisa. More »


Can Temporary Tattoos Be Elegant?

In fashion, it’s all about the details — from the choice of buttons to the hemline — and designer Karl Lagerfeld is a master of the little things. While much of the talk about the Chanel spring 2010 show has been about the barnyard setting and Lily Allen’s live performance, we noticed an interesting-yet-subtle element:… More »


Ed Westwick Got Two New Fugly Tattoos!

This feather seems to be the perfect blend of Ed’s real-life rocker image and his dandy “Gossip Girl” alter ego, Chuck Bass. See the second, somewhat NSFW tat, after the jump. Hint: “She’s A Pinup!” [via Oh No They Didn’t!] … More »


Got Ink? No Drink! Swedish Nightclub Doesn’t Serve Tattooed Women

A Swedish nightclub refused entry to two women because they had visible tattoos. The Swing Inn, which has a policy of turning away people with tattoos, allowed the women to enter on different occasions over the past few years, one of the women said. But on this particular night, they were showing too much ink. More »


Man Gets 220 Flags Tattooed On Him To Break A World Record. WTF?

Indian dude Guinness Rishi is a perfect example of how not all goals are good ones. This guy, who had his first name changed to honor the Guinness Book of World Records, has decided to get a tattoo on his body of every flag of every country in the world in order to get his… More »


Kat Von D Launches Tattoo Concealer For White People

Kat Von D has launched a concealer with Sephora that promises to hide tattoos, imperfections, and dark circles. “If you wanna hide a tattoo just for one day, the proper concealer can make that happen!” says Kat. “No one has to see what you don’t want them to see!” She advises concealing your tattoos when… More »


Quick Pic: Katy Perry Gets Josh “Grobin” Tattoo

Katy Perry visited East Side Tattoo in the East Village late last night to get “Josh Grobin” (um, it’s “Groban,” Katy…) tattooed on her right breast. Thankfully, it’s only temporary. [NYC, 7/28/09] … More »


Quick Pic: How Do You Say “Airhead” In French?

Aubree O’Day is the latest celebrity to get a crappy tattoo in a dumb place on her body — she posted these photos on her Twitter which show her getting “Je ne sais quoi” inked on her middle finger. That means “I know not what” in French. I know not what to say about this… More »


Anyone In The Market For Some Michael Jackson Ink?

Tributes galore have popped up in honor of Michael Jackson since the pop icon’s passing. They’ve run the gamut from celebrity tweets to musical tributes and even full on dance performances by Madonna and Beyonce. But none are more wacky, tacky or umm…permanent than tattoos. And plenty of them. At first celebs like rapper, The… More »


Quick Pic: Is Erin Lucas’ AC/DC Tattoo The Pits?

We had no idea that “The City”‘s Erin Lucas was the daughter of AC/DC’s bassist, Cliff Williams. Betcha no one else did either and that’s why she got this tattoo, the AC/DC lightening bolt, under her armpit, on Father’s Day. [via Huffington Post] … More »


Girl Who Woke Up With 56 Star Tattoos On Her Face Is A Liar

Remember that girl from last week who claimed she’d asked for three small stars tattoos on her face and woke up to find 56? Well, she’s a liar, liar, pants on fire! The real story is that Kimberly, 18, asked for all 56 tattoos and was awake for the whole procedure. But her dad was… More »


Here’s The Guy Who Gave A Woman 56 Tattoos On Her Face

Hey remember that story we told you about yesterday, about the girl in the U.K. who wanted three stars tattooed on her face, and instead got 56? This is the guy who did it. Explains so much, huh? (He, for the record, says he will pay for half of the stars to be removed.) [DailyMore »


She Woke Up With 56 Stars Tattooed On Her Face

Eighteen-year-old Kimberley Vlaminck is freaking the hell out. The Belgian teen asked for just three little star tattoos on her face. But she fell asleep and woke up with 56 stars tattooed all over her cheeks, chin, forehead and nose.

She’s now suing tattoo artist Rouslan Tourmaniantz (check him out!) to get the 53… More »


Quote Of The Day: Tyrese Thinks Women Are Cattle

“I love seeing my name on a woman’s butt. Ladies, if you want to impress me when you meet me, I need to see my name on your right cheek. Girls have had tattoos of my face. One girl went and got her ass tattooed on her right arm…It’s important to keep things tasteful.”More »


Science Tattoos: Dorky Hot Or Just Dorky?

There’s a certain appreciation to be had for a tattoo-clad man; ink can be incredibly hot and badboy-esque. (That is, assuming he’s got something serious on his body and not an, “Oh man, my buddy and I got so f-ed up in Cabo this one time, so we got these matching Chinese tats.”) Part of… More »


Tattoo Artist Predicted The Billy Bob-Angelina Breakup

Friday Jones, who is opening the luxe tattoo parlor Friday Jones Fifth Avenue this month, inked Angelina Jolie with Billy Bob’s name (on her vag!) back in the day. And luckily for Jolie, Jones had the wisdom to make the “Billy Bob” tattoo as much like a washable Crayola marker as she possibly could. Yikes. More »


Hayden Panettiere And Other Celebs With Misspelled Tattoos

Hayden Panettiere has been showing off a new tattoo on her torso, but the tattoo, which reads “vivere senza rimipianti” (“to live without regrets”), is misspelled. Her “rimpianti” has an extra “i” in it. Now, we’re guessing Hayden has at least one regret. She isn’t the only celebrity who has a tattoo gone wrong. Thankfully,… More »


Quickies!: Lady Gaga Had A Run-In With The Russian Popo

Lady Gaga tweeted that she was nearly arrested for wearing leather at St. Basil’s in Russia. [Perez Hilton — Her habit of not wearing pants was probably what really got her into trouble.
Tattoo discrimination is alive and well. Joel Madden was recently told to cover his tattooed arms or he wouldn’t be able… More »


Quickies!: Robert Pattinson Is Stinky

His hair isn’t the only thing Robert Pattinson doesn’t wash. His body odor is driving people on the “New Moon” set crazy, according to a source. [DListed]
Okay, so I thought the whole rappers stealing whole movie scenes for their videos was so over. But apparently not because Eminem recreates “Rain Man” for his “We… More »


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