Your Friday news, a day late and a dollar short. Forgive me ModBlog, I tried to work on this while visiting my father in the hospital and couldn’t get the file I’d saved to open. Then I forgot. Enough excuses, on with the news!
In Port Orchard, “tattoos get nod from veterans group“.
A man in China is offering to “sell the skin off his back“.
In Philly, a photography exhibition by Marianne Bernstein is currently on display which captures tattoo culture. The photographs appear in a book titled, Tatted. I definitely want a copy of this book.
Leave it to MTV, in another exploitative reality show a man who only withstood the pain of tattoos by having a few drinks first, finds he can’t get work with those unsightly markings. Read more about that, here. Sorry ModBlog, I never claimed to be an impartial journalist and this one really grinds my gears.
Out of San Francisco, we discover the allure of body art.
Boing Boing has a book review up for Tattoo in Japan. Looks like another interesting book to own!
Here’s an article explaining “Why People Regret Having Tattoos“.
Grilled cheese sandwiches and unicorns. Did I get your attention?
Record setting tattoo sessions? Kids these days, what will they think of next?
Here’s a nice story about a tattoo event for charity out of Rapid City.
The San Francisco Examiner is running a story about Ed Hardy.
Finally, an unfortunate story about a woman who was offered a job and then had the offer revoked when they found out she had a small tattoo on her wrist.