Category: Culture

  • Pet Tattoos Put in the Doghouse

    New York state lawmakers have recently passed a bill that no sane person would have ever imagined necessary; it will soon be illegal to tattoo or pierce pets. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law in… [ read more ]

    06/24/14
  • Dogs Ink

    After a lifetime of petting dogs and striking up conversations with their owners photographer Ty Foster noticed the bond that develops on both sides of the leash. Foster photographed tattooed people with their canine friends as a way to use the… [ read more ]

    06/16/14
  • The Nipple Artist

    Tattoo artist Vinnie Myers of Little Vinnies Tattoos in Finksburg, Md., has found a very unique speciality – inking 3D nipples/areolae on the restructured breasts of breast cancer survivors. Over the years more than 5,000 breast cancer survivors have gotten… [ read more ]

    06/13/14
  • Friday the 13th Tattoos

    While many people consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day, especially those people living near Camp Crystal Lake, tattoo artists and enthusiasts think quite differently. Friday the 13th is almost like Christmas for the tattooed; it’s the day… [ read more ]

    06/13/14
  • Sailor Jerry Day

    Rebels all around the country will be paying tribute to one of the most iconic men in America, the father of old school tattoos, Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, on Thursday June 12. It’s been 40 years since he set up… [ read more ]

    06/11/14
  • Hello Kitty Tattoos

    Hello Kitty has been an adorable fixture in our pop culture for the last 40 years and fans have been inking themselves with the cute cat for almost as long. While creating this gallery of Hello Kitty tattoos we were amazed… [ read more ]

    06/05/14
  • The Secret Garden

    Even if you never saw Operation Ivy play at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, you’re still aware of the stories. Everyone has heard of LA’s Roxy Theatre, if only from the live Social D and Bob Marley albums recorded there…. [ read more ]

    05/29/14