Category: blog

  • Did Thomas Edison Invent the Tattoo Machine?

    Every school child knows that Thomas Edison was perhaps the most prolific inventor in the history of the United States. The light bulb? Edison. The phonograph? Edison. The telephone? Yep, you guessed it, Edison. This only scratches the surface of… [ read more ]

    12/18/14
  • Charm School

    Men wanted them, women dared to be them, they were the 1950s thrill, and still turn heads today. We remember the original pin-ups as innocent, fragile and almost mythical beauties who dared to bare. They were women of statement. But… [ read more ]

    12/18/14
  • Beyond the Ink – Tim Hendricks

    Tim Hendricks and I first crossed paths back in 2010. I had just moved across the country from Wichita, KS to Philadelphia and was invited to take part in filming for TLC’s new show, NY Ink. When they informed me… [ read more ]

    12/18/14
  • Meet Your New Ink Master: Jason Clay Dunn

    Ink Master Rivals, the most successful Ink Master season to date, came to an end this week with a final live showdown.  During the live season finale in New York City, Dave Navarro let fan favorite Jason Clay Dunn know that… [ read more ]

    12/18/14
  • Requiem for a Scene

    If the cosmic forces ever brought Tim Burton, Robert Smith and Katy Perry together to create a metal band in good old Malcolm McLaren fashion, it would probably look something like Requiem.  Filled with poppy choruses, a light-hearted macabre aesthetic,… [ read more ]

    12/17/14
  • Meet Your New Ink Shrink: Sarah Miller

    There are many of forms of alternative healing—meditation, acupuncture, aromatherapy, and so on—but sometimes the best medicine is a little more colorful. Sometimes, the best medicine is a solid dose of ink. This Tuesday, December 16, Spike TV will debut… [ read more ]

    12/16/14
  • Ink Master Rivals Season Finale

    Ink Master Rivals has proven to be one of the most successful seasons of the tattoo reality show so far.  As it all boils down to the season finale, Cleen Rock One, Erik Siuda, and Jason Clay Dunn are the final… [ read more ]

    12/16/14