Tattoos

LGBTQ

I'm Changing the Largely Male, Straight Tattoo Industry with a Simple List

Queer Bodmod Compass helps LGBTQ people connect with tattooists in their area that they can feel safer around.
Guik
4.15.19
Dumb Shit

Ariana Grande's Ridiculous Tattoo Drama Is Killing Me

Ariana Grande accidentally got a tattoo that said "small charcoal grill" in Japanese. Then, she tried to fix it. Except she accidentally made it worse.
Shaad D’Souza
1.31.19
Munchies

UPDATED: The Continuing Misadventures of Ariana Grande's 'Barbecue Grill' Tattoo

Yet another reminder to not get a tattoo in a language you, yourself, cannot read.
Bettina Makalintal
1.30.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.10.19
gritty

Meet the Flyers Fan Who Got Gritty's Face Tattooed on His Ass

James Kirn, a lifelong Flyers fan, has no regrets after getting a massive tattoo of the Philadelphia mascot on his left butt cheek.
Kyle Cantlon
10.29.18
CHEFS

What an NYC Chef Learns from Riding His Motorcycle Thousands of Miles in the Badlands

The annual get-together of road-tested veterans and weekend warriors has become the core of Jason Pfeifer’s psyche and culinary sensibility.
Michael Harlan Turkell
10.11.18
crime

The Strange, Brutal Connection Between Russian Prison Tats and Playing Cards

"Tea or cigarettes might be wagered, but also fingers, ears, eyes, or even the lives of other inmates—or the life of the player himself."
Alex Norcia
10.10.18
Fast Food

Over 100 People Got Arby's-Themed Tattoos for Absolutely No Reason

Unlike similar promos from other fast food companies, there was no promise of Beef 'N Cheddar bliss. Just tats.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.1.18
Munchies

Domino's Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Russians Willing to Get Pizza Tattoos

And now the company is on the hook for a whole lot of dough.
Hannah Keyser
9.5.18
VICELAND

This Tattoo Artist Brought Traditional Japanese-Style Tattooing to Texas

Chris Trevino combined two very different regional styles to create his own beautiful aesthetic.
Sarah Bellman
8.30.18
Tattoos

I Got Post Malone's Face Tattoos for a Day

It felt weird!
Ryan Bassil
8.30.18
privacy

How a Horrible Invasion of Inmates’ Privacy Led to This Ridiculous Photo

In an unusual response to concerns raised by a nonprofit, the researchers decided to model themselves.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.21.18
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