I Want My Scalps

Sometimes, when a more bizarre or controversial item comes across our desk, we have a pretty good idea of what the general community reaction will be; sometimes people approve of these items, and sometimes they do not. Swastikas, though surely not as hot-button as they once were (provided they’re presented in the proper context), still yield fairly unpredictable results. With that said, let’s go out on the brown note today with this, Diabolo‘s throbbing, purple-headed Swasticock, tattooed by Gema at Indigo in Norwich, UK.

“While being a bit controversial,” he says, “it is one of my favorite tattoos. I’ll be having it extended round my waist at some point, and will be having ‘Hitler was a dick’ written in Hebrew above it next month.” Glorious. Until tomorrow, fair ModBloggers.

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Now This Is Just Wrong

I’ll admit that I was totally surprised when the last tattoo by Josh Weir we featured on here—which, if you’ll recall, featured a lady’s nether-regions covered in splatters of blood and semen—was not only not frowned upon, but, um, was actually pretty widely enjoyed by our readers. Clearly, this emboldened Mr. Weir, because he has now checked in with this piece done on his friend Allen—who he calls “a fucking trooper”—which…is kind of grisly, right? Then again, I was expecting him to get raked over the coals over his last offering and it ended up being a huge success. As we’ve determined in the past, I have no idea how you, the readers, will respond to pieces like this; this could get 300 comments of fawning praise, or Weir could be drafted to fight Mike Beer to the death inside Thunderdome. Neither would surprise me, honestly.

I Never Visit

Hoo boy, would you look at that? That…well…that’s just plain vulgar, isn’t it? Yes sir. Misogynistic? Absolutely. Just generally distasteful and offensive? Undoubtedly. Yep, something like that is damn-near sure to instigate a host of heated comments. Yes, indeed.

(It sure is well done though, isn’t it? Tattoo by Josh Weir. Also: Paging Mike Beer! Mike Beer to the courtesy phone!)

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Rest Your Trigger on My Finger

Well here’s a fun and sexy time! Some vulgar pin-up gal walks into a cowboy bar, finds the biggest gun in the room, pumps him to the gills with powder and then just goes to town—who hasn’t heard that story before? (I think it was the plot for Deadwood.) Anyhow, what better excuse than this piece by Sean Walrad from Colorado Springs’s Pikes Peak Tattoo to get an old-fashioned ModBlog debate fired up? Let’s see…what’s more important, a healthy sex life or the right to bear arms? THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE.

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