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 Since the last post we did was all about hideous butt tattoos, I wanted to put together a tattoo post that wasn’t about hating on people’s creative expression, because these people are doing it right! Despite the ubiquitous nature of tattoos, I still think that getting your face, neck and

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VIEWER BEWARE: what you are about to see is indelible proof of how stupid human beings can be. Some of these images may cause blindness or rage or uncontrollable urination. If I had any of these images tattooed on my butt, I would never take my pants off again. I

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The 20th century has seen many traditional societies trying to recover their pre-colonial history, and practices that the European colonizers tried to erase are being revived and re-lived. Tattooing has been a huge signifier of returning to traditional ways of life in Polynesian countries like Hawai’i, where the practice of

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For almost twenty-one years, Brooklyn born tattoo/painter Jon Clue has been channeling visions straight out of the Necronomicon itself. He has created pieces that invoke a sense of twisted worlds beyond our grasp, and of sights best left unseen. Jon has amassed a reputation within the tattoo industry for his

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Jason Borders creates intricate, tattoo-like artwork on animal skulls, making mind-blowingly gorgeous pieces with a macabre edge. He carves and drills the bone, turning its surface into a textured masterpiece, and then paints them for even more texture and depth. My particular favorites are the treatments he’s given the cat

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There are many people in this world who ask themselves each day, What would Jesus do? Well, probably not get that fucking tattoo. Especially one where He looks brain damaged, or one where He looks inbred, or one where He has tits, or one where He’s hanging out between your

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Between 1948 and 1986, during his career as a prison guard, Danzig Baldaev made over 3,000 drawings of tattoos. They were his gateway into a secret world in which he acted as ethnographer, recording the rituals of a closed society. The icons and tribal languages he documented are artful, distasteful,

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It’s been said that you should not get band tattoos…Well, check all of these humans who have shown their commitment to their favorite band JOY DIVISION. Ian might have died, but the legacy of the band he fronted will live forever, that’s for sure! In many people’s lives, JOY DIVISION

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When filmmaker Claudio Marino asked us to sponsor his beautiful documentary about legendary tattoo artist Little Swastika, Ink, Blood and Spirit, we were honored. Little Swastika may be a controversial subject because of his reappropriation of the swastika as a symbol of peace, luck and harmony and not as representative

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Some “fandoms” seem a little strange to me – like Supernatural or Sherlock – whereas others seem totally natural in their obsession, like Star Wars. These seminal space flicks have had a huge impact on the generations to follow, and I completely understand why – because they are fucking rad

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Presenting an alternative view on social issues such as exclusion, crime and punishment, Polish artist Katarzyna Mirczak has photographed tattoo-covered skin specimens sourced from deceased prisoners in Poland. Cataloged from the body art archive at the department of forensic medicine at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, the 60 extractions are

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I grew up around the gangs of Los Angeles, and I have seen them change over time into something way more scary than what I remember. Two gangs from from Southern California that have been on some next level madness are MS-13 and 18th St – both of these gangs

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