Museum Exhibit Shows Tattoos are More Than Skin Deep

Museum Exhibit Prove Tattoos are More Than Skin Deep

Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash. | Apr 24, 2015 | by Ed Friedrich BREMERTON — Sailors didn’t invent tattoos. They just picked them up and went with them, all the way to the mainstream. Puget Sound Navy Museum’s new exhibit, "Skin Deep: The Nautical Roots of Tattoo Culture," traces the ties between sailors and tattoos, from… Read More

BREAKING: NRL announce crackdown on “bogan tattoos”

NRL begins crackdown on bogan tattoos

Sam Tomkins’ tattoo is part of the problem, not the solution (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) The NRL has today announced it will crack down on visible tattoos in an effort to improve the image of the game, after recent surveys showed the code was suffering in its off-field perception. NRL CEO Dave Smith said teams would… Read More

Tattoos Do's and Tattoos Don'ts: Booking Your Appointment

Tattoos Do’s and Don’ts When Booking Your Appointment

Homepage, Tattoos Do’s & Don’ts: Booking Your Appointment ranplett via Getty Images As a casual student of the arts for the last 20+ years, and an avid tattoo collector for the past 9 years, I prefer to think of tattooing as if it were an extension of the humanities. In many ways, tattoos (especially traditionally… Read More

Miley Cyrus Gets Matching Tattoos With Cheyne Thomas — But What About Patrick Schwarzenegger?

Miley Cyrus Gets Matching Tattoos With Cheyne Thomas

Miley Cyrus and Cheyne Thomas Miley Cyrus got a matching tattoo, but not with her boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger. The “Wrecking Ball” singer recently got matching tattoos with her best friend and assistant, Cheyne Thomas. Bustle reported that Miley was spotted out in California with a new tattoo on her arm . The news site also… Read More

Tattooed UK fan is Big Blue, truly

Tattooed UK fan is Big Blue truly

(Photo: Matt Stone, The Courier-Journal) Buy Photo CLEVELAND – Thomas Younce says he’ll be a Kentucky Wildcats fan for forever and always. He has it written all over his face. Younce is one of the most remarkable Big Blue fans — as in big blue ink — you’ll ever find, emblazoned with huge sideways "U"… Read More

New SMA to take serious look at Army tattoo policy

New SMA takes serious look at Army tattoo Rules

Austin D’Amica (Photo: David Goldman/AP) JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Soldiers’ strong objections to the Army’s tattoo policy have caught Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey by surprise — and he’s planning to measure the extent of this dissatisfaction, across the service. "I don’t want this to be the deciding factor for a good… Read More

Thai festival brings together devotees of sacred tattooing

Thai festival brings together devotees of sacred tattooing

On the first Saturday of March, believers visit the Wat Bangphra Buddist temple to have their bodies tattooed Known for the ‘sak yants’ given by the monks who live there, these ‘magic tattoos’ are said to have mystical powers The ink, which may be infused with snake venom, causes its wearers to enter into a… Read More

Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Siblings Jessica and Oliver Schaap of Holland, Mich., test out the temporary vegetable tattoos known as Tater Tats. Siblings Jessica and Oliver Schaap of Holland, Mich., test out the temporary vegetable tattoos known as Tater Tats. Courtesy of Jenna Weiler hide caption i toggle caption Courtesy of Jenna Weiler Siblings Jessica and Oliver Schaap of… Read More

Tattoos and Theological Education: In Common Cause to Change the World

Tattoos and Theological Education

Last night I attended a high school fair that featured non-traditional educational opportunities for high school graduates. I was intrigued by how many of the organizations’ reps, the ones standing next to the colorful tablecloths loaded with brochures, signup sheets and candy, had come to their work through some deep encounter with engagement in the… Read More

Show us some ink: Philly Tattoo Convention visitors reminisce about first tattoos

Philly Tattoo Convention visitors reminisce about first tattoos

Tattoo artist Merv Heiner draws up a woman’s face on Ben Marrapodi during the 2015 Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. (Stephanie Maksin | South Jersey Times) A loud buzz could be heard  throughout the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the weekend of Feb 13 to 15. More than… Read More