issue 59

My Favorite Ink: Michelle Mae Tin

October 25 2013

NAME:  Michelle Mae Tin OCCUPATION:  Bartender and SuicideGirl (Ayumi Suicide) HOMETOWN:  Chicago, IL “I wanted a cherry blossom tree before I could even get tattoos. A lot of people get them, but I’ve never seen it done on a leg… [ read more ]

Lord’s Eye, Part 2

October 25 2013

BUFFALO AND KATRINA SHOWED UP TO GRACELAND early. Tattoo artist Josh Lord was late, but when he got there it became clear that this was not a process that was going to be rushed. He had a way about him… [ read more ]

Deep Six Laboratory

October 19 2013

DEEP SIX LABORATORY 2483 Grant Ave. Philadelphia, PA 215-332-4803 deepsixlab.com What is it about horror that keeps us coming back for more? Nine out of 10 times the good guy loses, and the villain, beaten and seemingly defeated, opens a… [ read more ]

Sandy Hits the Right Coast

October 15 2013

Last October, Mother Nature was a real motherfucker when it sent Superstorm Sandy to devastate the East Coast. This is the tale of a Jersey Shore tattooer who rebuilt his shop one piece at a time. Dan Binai keeps an… [ read more ]

Risque Business

October 11 2013

Burlesque is back—with a twist. This fall, INKED magazine has paired up with SuicideGirls to present a two-month, 46-city tour of dancing, preening, alt-pinup beauties. It’s called INKED Magazine Presents the SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque Tour—and we promise it’ll blow your… [ read more ]

Men’s Wear: Skull & Bones Accessories

October 10 2013

These macabre accessories look good year-round. DEAD HEADS Left hand, from left: King Baby Triple Skull ring, kingbabystudio.com; Lost Apostle Bronze Human Skull ring, Lost Apostle: The InkedShop; David Yurman Black Diamond Waves Skull ring, davidyurman.com; Bill Wall Leather Graffiti… [ read more ]

Q&A: Tom Savini

October 7 2013

The multi-hyphenate horror legend Tom Savini talks tattoos and terror. In 1978 horror history was irrevocably altered by a man who had already done so 10 years prior. The film in question was Dawn of the Dead, the go-for-broke color… [ read more ]