We talked to academic Annie Irish about how tattooed women have been objectified and fetishized since the days of the 19th century.
Plagued by poverty and mental illness, William Gibby sold his face to internet companies. Now he's trying to get it back.
Clichéd tattoos are "kind of like a safety blanket to give your life meaning," says Dr. Kirby Farrell.
Tattoos in the 80s were still somewhat unique to alternative lifestyles.
I'm not talking ironic hipster tattoos of bacon or Rambo; I'm talking praying hands pressed together holding a machete or an Uzi in preparation for a holy war.
The teacher screened Spanish-speaking segments for her Spanish class, despite the film featuring graphic violence, gore, faeces, strap-ons, 9/11 tattoos, and a dogfight.
Nicolae Minovici's collection of tattoos is being exhibited in Bucharest's Sutu Palace until March. And yes, some of the pieces still have hair on them.
I spoke to the publisher of a new book about Soviet prison ink about what tattoos would brand you a thief, a homosexual, or a high-ranking criminal.
Some guy is getting a quote of something I wrote tattooed on his body. This is a dream come true for a younger me, but now I'm not sure if I'd call this success.
Are you a fan of "quirky cafes," "original microbreweries," "neighboring fishmongers," and "buzzing sustainable restaurants"? Are you unique in the exact same way as everyone else? Boy oh boy do we have the video for you!
I talked to a lawyer who said that it probably wouldn't be treated as one in the courts.
The new trend of getting random words in Arabic inked on your body has led to some boring tattoos, but Bahraini artist Karima Sharabi is here to help.
Renato's business and life are threatened by a rival tattoo shop owner with underworld connections.
Aug 14, 2014
Jeff's been to hell and back.
Every tattoo from No Class Tattoo Parlor is free, provided you're at least halfway tanked when you start laying the ink on yourself. I that think explains why the place is starting to pick up some steam among the skating community.
Vin Los is a 24-year-old Montreal model who has covered his face and body in tattoos that look like they're written in Sharpie. We talked to him about whether or not he realizes those face tattoos are forever.
Summer's great because everyone looks hotter and the place you live becomes a place to explore rather than endure, but it also contains plenty of chances for you to embarrass yourself.
So many people have gotten bad tattoos over the years that removing them has become highly profitable, and technological advances have made zapping ink off skin easier than ever before.
Mohsen, like most Muslims, believes that permanent tattoos are haram, or forbidden. In Iran, the government dubs anyone with a tattoo a criminal, and the punishment for getting one can be up to six months in prison and a hundred lashings.
A babysitter tattooed some kids against their will. Their mom's attempt at removal "didn't help the situation any. It added more scarring," according to the cops. She and her boyfriend now face criminal charges of malicious wounding.
Chicago is a misunderstood city. More renowned for its crooked politics, oppressive violent crime, and shitty weather than whatever the local tourist board tells you, the true essence of the place is barely known or appreciated by outsiders.
A tattooed wise man of sorts, Joseph Ari Aloi shares his knowledge and bizarre experiences with his clients. He was adopted when he was four days old, and although he grew up in a loving and supportive home, he always felt different. But one day, Joseph r…
In retrospect, I shouldn't be surprised I broke up with my boyfriend the same week I got a tattoo of a goddess holding a severed man's head in her hand. This change was a long time coming.
I originally got my Tennessee Williams tattoo as a prayer for myself. As I become healthier and stronger, I see the tattoo as a prayer for others. All the pretty pussycats of the world curled up in a cage waiting for some nice human to come along and adop…