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Inked – Issue 61

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  • Oil and Water: The Race of Gentlemen

    OIL AND WATER At the Race of Gentlemen, taste the salt, sand, and emissions from vehicles that came off the line before the catalytic converter was invented. On a sunny Indian summer day, vintage hot rod and motorcycle tires caused… [ read more ]

    03/13/14
  • HotShots: Shannon Brooke

    HotShots: Shannon Brooke Photo Gallery Follows the Text While we love, love, love tattooed women, often there is a star on the other side of the camera. Meet Shannon Brooke, a passionate shooter from Los Angeles that specializes in capturing… [ read more ]

    03/06/14
  • Joey Hamilton

    Joey Hamilton: Meet your New Ink Master Spike TV’s Ink Master just keeps getting better. Not only does the show celebrate great tattoos and educate the public on good and bad tattoos, it enhances the careers of tattooers deserving the… [ read more ]

    02/26/14
  • Hope Gallery Tattoo

     From left: Rachel Derken, Julio Rodriguez, Phil Young, Eric Merrill, Christian Perez, Tim Harris, Joe Capobianco. HOPE GALLERY TATTOO 835 Woodward Ave. New Haven, CT 203-467-1622 hopegallerytattoo.com Joe Capobianco may be best known to TV fans as the intimidating and… [ read more ]

    02/18/14
  • Lord’s Eye | Let the Party Begin

    Over the course of a year, INKED will be serializing John Buffalo Mailer’s literary tattoo memoir. If you missed the first three installments, visit Lord’s Eye, Part 1, Lord’s Eye, Part 2, and Lord’s Eye, Part 3. PART 4 OF ONE… [ read more ]

    02/13/14
  • Reverend Horton Heat

    Reverend Horton Heat Jim Heath, the frontman of the seminal rockabilly act, preaches on. “I been wearing creepers since ’82,” says Jim Heath, a.k.a. Reverend Horton Heat, with a hint of Texas drawl. He’s enjoying some down time before the… [ read more ]

    02/10/14
  • Top Chef Kristen Kish

    KRISTEN KISH How does the elegant Top Chef unwind? With a Miller High Life and “shitty” chicken fingers. Boston chef Kristen Kish’s most recent tattoo—inked just two days before her photo shoot for this magazine—represents irony. The 30-year-old says it… [ read more ]

    02/07/14
  • Dominique Pruitt

    Dominique Pruitt Web: dominiquepruitt.com Free Music Download: dominiquepruitt.bandcamp.com The retro pop starlet has an ear for bygone eras. When listing her influences, singer Dominique Pruitt points to past acts like Patsy Cline, Aretha Franklin, and Elvis as well as the modern soulful… [ read more ]

    02/05/14
  • Q+A: Asking Alexandria

    Q+A: Asking Alexandria The frontman and lead guitarist of the outlandish metalcore band share—maybe even over-share—with INKED. BAND MEMBER PHOTOS BELOW ARTICLE Considering they pride themselves on being hedonistic hellraisers, it’s probably no surprise that Asking Alexandria singer Danny Worsnop… [ read more ]

    01/31/14
  • Johnny Vampotna

    JOHNNY VAMPOTNA American Electric Tattoo Co. 3532 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA Web: johnnyvampotna.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnny.vampotna Instagram: http://instagram.com/johnny_vampotna Working in West Hollywood, Johnny Vampotna busts out sweet neo-traditional designs. “My main focus is to create a clean, timeless tattoo that fits… [ read more ]

    01/29/14
  • Eva Schatz

    EVA SCHATZ Web: MintClubTattoo.com Facebook: facebook.com/mintclubtattoo Eva’s Personal Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/evaschatztattoo GALLERY BELOW INTERVIEW What sparked your interest in tattooing? I got tattooed by my former teacher, Leo, and while he was tattooing, I thought, Do I want to do this—could this be… [ read more ]

    01/27/14
  • My Favorite Ink: Shannon M

    MY FAVORITE INK NAME: Shannon M. OCCUPATION: Body Piercer HOMETOWN: Long Beach, NY My favorite tattoo is the scorpion girl head on my upper right arm that was done by John Sultana at Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn, NY. It’s special… [ read more ]

    01/22/14
  • Carla Wyzgala – Not Your Grandpa’s Pin-Ups

    Carla Wyzgala Web: carlations.net Instagram: instagram.com/carlawyzgala Carla Wyzgala makes watercolor glam girls for the 21st century. In the ever-changing—and now digitally influenced—art scene, being a pin-up artist who uses watercolor is something to be admired. Carla Wyzgala is holding on to the… [ read more ]

    01/20/14
  • Pins & Needles

    The only thing that could have made the Golden Age pin-up girl sexier is ink.

    01/17/14
  • Katrina Darling

    Katrina Darling katrinadarlingofficial.com Her Photo Gallery Follows the Text The great thing about burlesque is that it’s stripping but with the theatrics of things like ballet, magic, and aerial, and it has an element of comedy,” says Katrina Darling. “Burlesque… [ read more ]

    01/15/14