“Sammy appeared in P.F.I.Q. #18 (1983) and #19 as the magazine’s first documented tongue piercing. This clip has audio and video glitches (that Roo was kind enough to clean up to the best of his ability) present in the original VHS; that’s why these are so important to share. Once the original masters degrade – this stuff could be lost forever. I hope you guys are enjoying these glimpses into our not so distant past!
I was lucky enough to be able to tag along with Tommy Agriodimas while he was doing a photo shoot with Fat City Reprise. After chatting for a while about their tattoos and their Philly origins, I figured I’d video some of it to share on BME. We did a quick interview and I threw together this video in the cab of a 26′ moving truck during the drive from NYC to LA.
Last Wednesday Nae (featured previously) went under the scalpel and had two implants (cherry blossom and plum blossom) inserted by Mister Potty Mouth in New York! Some procedural shots after the break..
Friend of BME, Ary from VIMBY Video, just sent us this new piece profiling a man who needs no introduction, Paul Booth, at his Last Rites studio in New York City. Paul discusses trades he’s made for tattoo work (example: a torture chair), tattooing rock stars, shows off “Skeleton Christ,” and more.
Have you ever woken up in the morning, looked through bleary eyes* at your reflection in the mirror and been overwhelmed by the desire to:
a) Do something new and exciting with your nipple piercing. b) Make lots of loud fizzing/popping/banging noises to annoy the neighbours who kept you up until 3am playing the same drum and bass track over and over again at top volume. c) Play with flames.
I know I have!
Bern reflected on this for a while and came up with a fine way to start the day/enact revenge, he combined a), b) and c), to make, erm, c)a)b) this…