February 27, 2017
For the most part, face tattoos are not a great idea. Depending on our career paths, or where we are in our lives, if you really want a face tattoo, it might be better to wait for the right time. On such a visible area More
February 13, 2017
Women have been visually dominating the tattoo industry as of the last several decades.  Tattooed women are appearing in magazines, commercials, and printed advertisements. Female tattoo artists have become the newest More
February 2, 2017
During the Presidential election period, a tape was released in which now-President Trump uttered a horrifying statement: “Grab ‘em by the pussy.” This statement was part of a larger conversation held, off-camera, with More
January 30, 2017
If you’re a fresh canvas, meaning you currently have no tattoos, then I’m betting you’ve got some questions. The industry is complex, with many technical terms and unique style names, and it can be quite confusing to More
January 27, 2017
Courage My Love is a high energy trio comprised of Mercedes Arn-Horn on vocals and guitar, Phoenix Arn-Horn on vocals, drums, and synth; and Brandon Lockwood on bass. Their upcoming full-length titled Synesthesia is More
January 23, 2017
My other half and I are fairly inked. I mean, after all, he’s a tattoo artist and I’m a tattoo blogger. Clearly, we’re in love with the industry. Between us, we have four children—with an age range that spans from 2 More
January 21, 2017
One thing I’ve learned being involved with the tattoo industry is that is truly a community. Tattoos bond us in a way that clothes and other fashion accessories cannot. Common misconceptions of tattooed individuals More
January 20, 2017
If you haven’t heard about the rapidly approaching Women’s Marches, which have been planned all across the United States, then you clearly haven’t been on the internet lately. The main march, which will take place in More
January 16, 2017
It’s 2017! Hooray! Let’s all take a breather and thank our lucky stars that we made it out of 2016 alive and well. With the dawning of a New Year comes yet another excuse to get some new ink... after all, you made it More
January 12, 2017
It’s a New Year and with that, we get to shelve 2016 and all its disasters in the back of the closet. With the craziest mess in politics to date, a rash of beloved celebrity deaths, and more societal shocks than we were More
January 7, 2017
We all know that tattoos make everyone sexier. So what happens when you take someone who is already sexy and fit, and then you add tattoos? They instantly turn from a 10 into an 11! There just are not enough hot men who More
January 2, 2017
First, I would like to preface this article with one very important statement:   I am not a doctor.   While I’m sure that is a no-brainer, as it is probably pretty clear I’m just a writer with an adoration for tattoos, More
December 31, 2016
It has been one hell of year for the political world and society has encountered a plethora of experiences that have shaken humanity to it’s core. Standing Rock is a pivotal experience that’ll forever be indented into More
December 30, 2016
Tipping... it’s an American standard in many industries. You know when you go to a restaurant that you’re supposed to tip your server. Hell, most establishments even show you a breakdown of tip percentages on the bottom More
December 26, 2016
If you are looking for a job that will allow you to wear your ink loud and proud, check out these 10 Most Tattoo Friendly Careers. Tattoo Artist/Piercer At number one we have the most obvious "duh" answer, a tattoo More
December 12, 2016
Gone is Gone is the latest supergroup to break down the barriers of the rock realm. Featuring members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, At the Drive-In, and more; Gone is Gone introduce a droning and eerie More
December 11, 2016
Full of instrumentally masked heartbreak, personal conflict, and longing for lost memories; All These Countless Nights by Deaf Havana is a diverse and sometimes complicated album slated for release on January 27 via So More
December 10, 2016
1. Self expression, plain and simple. Sometimes the best reason to get a tattoo is personal, and possibly deep, but also may be impulsive and carry no deep emotions to it. It is self expression, and it is up to the More
December 10, 2016
Portland, Oregon is indeed a weird city, and its residents do everything they can to keep it that way by continuously plastering art all over the streets. As a liberal and progressive city, it can seem difficult to find More
December 8, 2016
*/ Seattle may be a rainy city, but tattoo lovers have a bright future with the metropolitan’s dense selection of awesome ink and artists. Aside from coffee, seafood and technology, Seattle is an incredibly art driven More
December 7, 2016
*/ Las Vegas, referred to by many as “Sin City,” is a place where people go to escape their daily quotidian. You’ve heard the phrase, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Unless, of course, you leave with a tattoo More
December 7, 2016
As tattooing is an art form that has been in practice for over 5,000 years, the concept of using an electrical machine to apply tattoos is relatively new. In fact, the original patent for the very first electric tattoo More
December 3, 2016
From my personal experience, writing is my calling. I do not perceive writing as a profession or a hobby; writing is my soul candy. I am a phenomenal writer at an incredibly young age who paints vivid images and More
December 2, 2016
New Year's resolutions are quite the phony conception of a solution.  Millions of individuals who respond to life on traditional autopilot make pacts and set personal goals on the spot when the urgent almighty New Year' More
December 1, 2016
Ever since the introduction of high fructose corn syrup and further sugar additives in processed foods in the 1970s, the consumption of sugar has risen alongside obesity. It comes as no surprise that a large percentage More