Category: Culture

  • 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
  • Ladies, Ladies! Art Show 2014

    There’s no denying that tattooing has been a male-dominated art form but that’s not to say that there aren’t hundreds of talented female artists out there. In order to celebrate the abundance of talented women in the industry the “Ladies,… [ read more ]

    05/27/14
  • X-Men Tattoos

    The highly anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past opens on May 23. Since they first appeared in the pages of Marvel Comics The X-Men have been developed a rabid following. Go to any comic book convention and you will see skin… [ read more ]

    05/21/14
  • Derby Day Cocktail Guide

    When he was covering the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan’s Monthly in 1970 Hunter S. Thompson described the event as being “decadent and depraved.” We’d like to think that any self-respecting derby party would strive two bring those two elements to… [ read more ]

    05/02/14