I must admit the first time I saw this tattoo (by Stephanie, Electric Chair Tattoo, Houston, Texas) I immediately thought of this brilliant song by Flight of the Conchords..
Do you have mermaid parties beneath the sea? Am I invited?
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There’s probably no point in watermarking this photo (just Google BME), but I do love his expression..
“Yeah thanks, I only came in to steal your wireless. WTF did you do to me?!”
“Yo, just take my hand and everything will be ok. Then we can lip-lock.”
Clickthrough for a shot of the finished articles..
Freehand nipple scalpelling from 0mm to 10mm by Raldymods Tribe.
Boobies, ModBlog style..
after her chest suspension.
Photo by Nik, Body Evolution, Norwich, England.
How *not* to use ear cleaning solution!
Sometimes it goes the other way: my father likes to show off his nipple rings, I love her but I don’t love her tattoos and a boyfriend’s piercings stick a fork in romance.
“Appearances matter” says the author of In NBA playoffs, less ink means more viewers (submitted by xPurexFuckingxGonzox and MrNoModifications). A different point of view can be found here.
A handful of statistics and personal opinions in the article about ‘body art stigma’ in workplace.
Economy leaves mark on tattoos and tattoos of presidential candidates ( more… )
Thanks to elissamay for submitting an article about voluntary amputees and BIID (you can also read a BME interview with ‘One Hand Jason’)
Philly chefs’ tattoos tell tales.
Our “roots” with a modern twist: Show us your tattoos, sailor.
To end it on an international (and “slightly” older) note, here’s a short but interesting article submitted by MrNoModifications: Members of believed-to-be-extinct Metyktire tribe show up in ‘civilized’ world, sporting huge lip plates (in German); more in English
Thanks for the links submitted this week and, as always, IAM members can submit articles on the subject here
On hot-nipple-Mike – by Winfield of Tattoo Asylum, Minnesota.
That’s almost all for today folks! Don’t worry though, I’ll be posting some boys tomorrow..
xTVRx was stretching his nipples using jewelry wrapped in PTFE tape and woke up in the morning with this terrible bubble of pus. Way too gross, so I put the picture after the break!!!