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From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Cooking Without a Tattoo

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Cooking Without a Tattoo

01.27.2015
The earrings I've been wearing in both ears for over two decades did not stifle the opportunities presented to me.
Tattoo Duo Brings Incredibly Intricate Cubist Illustrations To Flesh

Tattoo Duo Brings Incredibly Intricate Cubist Illustrations To Flesh

Katherine Brooks  01.26.2015
Imagine if Georges Braque paired up with Max Ernst, or Fernand Léger decided to join forces with Dorothea Tanning, but instead of collaborating...
Woman Tattoos Her Own Face To Cover Scars, Starts Business To Help Other Burn Victims

Woman Tattoos Her Own Face To Cover Scars, Starts Business To Help Other Burn Victims

Kimberly Yam  01.22.2015
This woman rose above the challenges of her own experience to help others in similar situations. Basma Hameed, originally from Iraq,...
Ohio Police Looking For 'Braveheart Bandit'

Ohio Police Looking For 'Braveheart Bandit'

01.22.2015
Police in Columbus, Ohio, are looking for a man known as the "Braveheart Bandit" because of his distinctive facial tattoo. Christopher...
Why Tattoos May Be The Next Great Generational Divide

Why Tattoos May Be The Next Great Generational Divide

Ann Brenoff  01.19.2015
While tattoos and body piercings have become more mainstream, they still cause some to blanch. And where there's blanching, there may also...
How Tattoos Are Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal & Conceal Scars

How Tattoos Are Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal & Conceal Scars

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER  01.14.2015
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — For women who have survived breast cancer, breast or nipple reconstruction can be a first step toward looking...
Translating Tattoos: Lessons From the ER

Translating Tattoos: Lessons From the ER

12.31.2014
It's easy to condemn what we don't understand or would never do ourselves. But maybe we should pause to consider the messages that tattoos...

The Tale of the Tape

12.22.2014
At the risk of being challenged to a fight by Sylvester Stallone, who could beat me with one hand tied behind his back (though I might...
This Winter, You Can Get Tattooed At A Famous New York Museum

This Winter, You Can Get Tattooed At A Famous New York Museum

Katherine Brooks  12.11.2014
Amanda Wachob is a fine arts graduate and a tattoo artist, a formidable pairing that explains why her inked designs are so unique. At first...
12 Hyperrealistic Tattoos That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

12 Hyperrealistic Tattoos That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

12. 1.2014
This post is dedicated to taking a closer look at the work of some of the best realistic tattooers in the world. Realistic tattoos are...
That One Time Dave Hill Got Björk To Try A Twinkie

That One Time Dave Hill Got Björk To Try A Twinkie

Katla McGlynn  11.24.2014
On the seventh episode of "Too Long; Didn't Listen," I sit down with comedian and host of The Goddamn Dave Hill Show on WFMU, Dave Hill,...
Think Before You Ink and Don't Be a Dummy

Think Before You Ink and Don't Be a Dummy

11.21.2014
So if you're thinking, "I'm a free spirit, a dolphin encircled by daisies and rainbows is a perfect reflection of my personality, I should...

Jesse Hazelip's "Mark of Cain" at Known Gallery Highlights Prison Injustice

11.12.2014
Transitioning into galleries, he continues to use wheat paste and paint public space, running his own "ad campaigns" with graffiti and...
This Man Does 2,000 Nipple Tattoos A Year For Breast Cancer Survivors

This Man Does 2,000 Nipple Tattoos A Year For Breast Cancer Survivors

Rahel Gebreyes  10.31.2014
One tattoo artist is using his talents to help breast cancer survivors who have undergone a mastectomy. In a HuffPost Live interview...