Search Results For: "Long Beach, CA"
King Of The Road – Mike Vallely
“A lot of pro skaters make a living by shooting a few photos and videos, then sitting on their couches collecting paychecks,” waxes Mike Vallely, one of skateboarding’s most influential and enduring figures. “I was never comfortable with that. I… [ read more ]08/25/09
INKED: How much did having a professional artist for a father influence you as a kid? TIM HENDRICKS: His influence is pretty much everything. Half of it was just getting the raw talent handed down to me. Every one of… [ read more ]08/19/09
Q & A With Tom Gabel From Against Me!
By the time Tom Gabel created the band Against Me! at 17, the singer had already been arrested twice and inked more than once. He started the band alone with an acoustic guitar, playing on the streets of Naples, FL,… [ read more ]08/18/09
“My Work Speaks For Itself” – Sailor Jerry
Tattoo legend Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins would have hated this article. The lifelong sailor and roughneck who revolutionized tattooing during the ’60s from his tiny shop in Honolulu’s gritty Chinatown developed a strict policy on dealing with the press: Don’t… [ read more ]08/13/09
Pink – Welcome To The Funhouse
When Pink bursts into the Malibu Performing Arts Center, the secluded studio where she recorded much of her new album Funhouse, the singer fills the room much the same way your best friend would. She struts towards the small gathering… [ read more ]08/11/09
While painting your face and holding up a sign might have passed for fan obsession in years past, there’s a new level of fan in the stands today. Face paint comes off after the last whistle blows, but the ink… [ read more ]08/07/09
Tattoos and couture collide in the work of these fashion designers. Some are upand- coming and some have already come up, but they all stay true to their art with designs that are irreverent, witty, and anything but ordinary. Matt… [ read more ]08/07/09