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The Brutal Tattoo Ritual Built on Pain | Watch Video

I’ll pass, but I’m absolutely fascinated (and turned on). Tattoos hurt, but for most people, the pain is just a means to an end. Tattoo artists are usually mindful of their client’s pain threshold, catering for breaks and mitigating any unnecessary brutality. It’s abnormal for tattoo artists to restrain people while they’re getting tattooed, or […]


Dickies Back in Fashion and Going Strong

The last time I saw a surge in Dickies’ popularity was in the early 90s. Looks like they back strong. A KALTBLUT menswear editorial. Photography by Kamila Burzymowska. Models are Marcin Budych, Piotr Studziński and Patryk Kosmala. All fashion by Dickies. “I began my journey with photography in 2012. I live and work in Poland. I’m a internationally published photographer with […]

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Tattoo Travel Journal ‘The Gypsy Gentleman’ – Episode 6 – Paris

“More from the Tattoo n’ Travel series ’The Gypsy Gentleman‘. Another great episode, this  time host/tattooist Marcus Kuhn travels to Paris. A decent amount of roaming around the city, Kuhn heads off to meet Tin-Tin and Laura Satana, two top names in France with the trio visiting the Catacombes for skull design inspiration. Some truly interesting […]

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Penis Tattoo Causes Permanent Erection For Iranian Man

Hey, we can’t always be serious up in here. Let’s talk about penis horror stories. A man who got a tattoo on his penis is now left with a permanent semi-erection, according to an article in the latest issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. As MSNBC’s The Body Odd reports, the 21-year-old Iranian man found himself between a rock […]

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First Ever Animated Tattoo – By K.A.R.L.

  On June the 16th 2011 Paris based tattoo artist K.A.R.L. realised the first ever animated tattoo. Streamed live on Facebook, users accessed his mind through the Human API, shared his thoughts and influenced the tattoo. Log in now to the Human API at http://www.facebook.com/ballantines. Share a creative mind’s thoughts, chat, ask questions and help him […]