Filled with photos and personal stories, The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide has not only direct quotes, but tattoos that involve portraiture, illustrations and even simple punctuation marks. It’s a beautiful tribute to the written word.
Not an invitation.
[Original publication date: July 21, 2011] Anyone who has been around me (either online or in real life) for the past week or so knows how very, very irritated I was by the “tattoo etiquette” piece from the New York Times‘ City Critic. The writer, Neil Genzlinger, interviewed NY Ink star Ami James – that part […]
I really want another tattoo.
Greetings, one and all. Shall we take a stroll through a few internet neighborhoods and see what’s been happening in Ladyblogland? This week’s feminist dispatches center around our entertainment.
TW: death, suicide Last July, my friend J was found in a park, dead by his own hand. And I lost it. I’m still not completely sure why: though he’d been a huge influence on me, he’d also been out of my life for several years.
Let me see yo tats.
12 years ago, I got my first tattoo. Six years ago, I got my second tattoo. This year, I got two tattoos. You know what that means, right? A six-year Fibonacci sequence. Sorry, mom, but in 2018 I’m due for three new ones, five new ones in 2024, and it’s just going to snowball after […]
I hope everyone has their signed permission slips, because it’s time for a field trip through all the wonderful twists and turns of our wonderful internets. Today’s adventure is going to take us way in the past, way in the future and past a fella who’s going to regret a prominent choice soon. Grab your […]
Anyone who has been around me (either online or in real life) for the past week or so knows how very, very irritated I was by the “tattoo etiquette” piece from the New York Times‘ City Critic. The writer, Neil Genzlinger, interviewed NY Ink star Ami James – that part actually isn’t so bad – and then […]
As of right now we have five entries for the tattoo Who’s Who tomorrow. In case you missed the original post, I want your tattoo photos for tomorrow’s trivia when we will be playing a game of mix-n-match. So, if you are a reader, writer or commenter, send a picture of your favorite tattoo and […]
Believe it or not, this is a very busy time of year in tattoo shops. People get their tax refund checks and go tattoo crazy, not to mention the Valentine’s Day name banners. If you are considering taking the plunge, here are a few things that should help you have a pleasant experience and end […]
I stumbled across the Tumblr FuckYeahTattoos this morning and you can pretty much imagine how productive the rest of my day has been. There’s nothing more engrossing than looking at a good mixture of beautiful and horrible and ill-advised and completely inexplicable tats. But, you know me–I’m not here to show you the lovely, heart-breaking […]