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Is the DC Government Trying to Ban Tattooing?
In the last couple of decades tattooing has gone from a much-maligned profession on the fringes of society to a multi-billion dollar industry. Some may think that the proliferation of celebrities sporting ink and reality […]
DC Government Shuts Down Tattoo Walk-Ins
There’s something buzzing in the Washington DC tattoo community, and it’s not an outliner. Until recently, tattoo shops in our nation’s capital have been largely unregulated, ironic considering the jungle or red tape that DC […]
New Study Links Some Tattoo Ink to Cancer
A new study from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has shown that there may be some potential health risks—ranging from allergic reactions to cancer—associated with tattoo ink. “Many reports show significant concerns for public health […]
The Perfect Pair
Kenny Gonzales has parlayed his passion for collecting into a winning lifestyle! With 675,000 Instagram followers, there are few key figures in sneaker collecting more polarizing than Kenny “The Perfect Pair” Gonzales. With a collection […]
FBI Working on ‘Tattoo Recognition’ Software to Identify Inked Criminals
We’ve probably all seen episodes of Law & Order and CSI, so we know that law enforcement agencies often rely on facial recognition software to identify suspects in criminal investigations. But there’s been a rumor […]
Dirty Heads Singer Jared Watson Kicks Off Summer With New Tune
This year we skipped spring and went straight to summer. Now it’s time to grill everything under the sun, chill poolside with an ice cold drink and show off all the epic work you put […]
Tattooing Ruled a ‘Protected Artistic Expression’ by Federal Court
While tattooing is far more accepted by the mainstream than it was a few decades ago, tattooists sometimes feel like they are fighting an uphill battle against local government. Business zoning laws are usually the […]
Should More States Require Aftercare Info?
The Huffington Post recently shared an opinion article from Live Science that argued tattoo shops nationwide should be required by law to inform their clients of proper aftercare instructions. Before dissecting the matter, know this: […]
Do You Want a Tattooed President?
American voters tend to back a presidential candidate who is just like them, someone who they would want to drink a beer with. I just did a tequila shot with candidate John McAfee, who is […]
Full Gallery Follows the Text Kaiju Big Battel will be returning to Queens on Saturday, September 26th at 11 p.m. for Kaiju Big Battel: The Great Divide. Over 20 Kaiju fighters will be doing battle […]
Help Legalize Tattooing in South Korea
Gallery Follows the Text Given the proliferation of tattoo artists in the United States and the freedom they enjoy to ply their craft it’s easy to forget that in other countries tattooists aren’t so lucky. […]