Category: Culture

  • Red, White and Tattooed

    The Fourth of July is one of America’s most cherished holidays. With hot dogs being placed in tidy, sizzling rows on the grill, fireworks screaming and bursting across the sky, backyards across the country are packed with those honoring freedom…. [ read more ]

    07/03/14
  • Tattoo Topic–Should Tattooists Attend Seminars?

    Nowadays the tattoo community has a vast and more readily available learning environment. Though it may be rather difficult for a new artist to land an apprenticeship, the industry has thankfully seen tattoos evolve from merely  inking images derived from… [ read more ]

    07/02/14
  • Tattoos Inspired by TV Shows

    Even though many of us don’t want to admit it television has an enormous effect on our lives. As one of our primary forms of entertainment people fall in love with certain TV shows and the characters on those programs…. [ read more ]

    06/30/14
  • Q&A With MasterChef Contestants Jaimee Vitolo and Daniel McGuffey

    Meet Daniel McGuffey—a 32-year-old, Los Angeles based video game designer who also has some pretty sweet ink and mad skills in the kitchen, which scored him a highly coveted spot on Fox’s hit reality show MasterChef. And here we have… [ read more ]

    06/30/14
  • Sullen TV Ink N Iron Convention Coverage

    Ink N Iron has one of the coolest locations for any tattoo convention out there.  Not only does it take place in beautiful Long Beach, California, but it also happens to turn the Queen Mary ship into a convention center…. [ read more ]

    06/30/14
  • Portrait Tattoos

    Back in the day people used to carry around pictures of their loved ones in their wallets, now people get portrait tattoos of their loved ones instead. Some of the most skilled artists out there will have you guessing how… [ read more ]

    06/26/14
  • Tattoos Inspired by Hayao Miyazaki

    Hayao Miyazaki is one of the most influential animated film makers in the world.  His works draw from traditional Japanese myths and extend all the way to the realm of modern culture.  His top films include My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke…. [ read more ]

    06/26/14