Last week the Daily News broke the story about New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's tattoo, a Lost-like Easter egg pregnant with allegory and symbolism that held all the clues to the mysteries of the Jets woeful season on bungling purgatory island. It was, in case you missed it, an image of his wife weari ... More >>
Or he will, but he'd actually rather not. At an Empire Hotel party for his fashion line yesterday, Miami Ink's Ami James told me he's not starstruck when it comes to doling out tats. "I'm a street guy," he said. "To me, it's like street art.
Get a tattoo from David Shrigley
"I'll take one of these, and throw in a yin yang while you're at it."Sick of waiting until after the Islanders-Predators game to get that tattoo of Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes pissing on a Rangers logo? Now you don't have to wait! CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Long Island tattoo chain Tattoo ... More >>
Never attempt to finish someone else's crossword. In this contemporary day and age, and also, summer, now that people are wearing less clothes, and tattoos are practically, like, shirts or at least jaunty vests in some parts of town, the question of how to behave in the presence of a tattoo h ... More >>
What do you do when youre bored?
photo by Nate "Igor" SmithThis design probably wouldn't get you cast on the show.SPIKE TV, purveyor of such televised testosteroney magnificence as 1000 Ways To Die and MANswers, has a new reality show in development called . . . InkMaster. Yes, the Maxim of Cable stations is looking for a few good ... More >>
Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn has played a killer, a gay, and a psycho--all on screen, that is. And now he's stretching his muscles by donning some very vivid makeup and hair design (not to mention wrist jewelry) to play an aging Goth rocker in a movie called This Must Be The Place.
Via The Daily: seven-year-old Asher Bradshaw is a precociously talented skateboarder in L.A. who is totally the next Tony Hawk. Just look at him go! My favorite element of this is watching him interact with the older skaters at the skate park. His role models are these grizzled burnouts with holey ... More >>
Daniel Domscheit-Berg, author of Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website and owner of the cat Julian Assange liked to physically fight, is in the hot seat for the New York Times Magazine's Questions For column this weekend, online now for clamoring ... More >>
Imagine you're a scientist. You're wracking your brain trying to come up something that will have the world in your grips when you unearth the truth behind the mysteries of...genital piercings? Yes! That's it! Soon you are inundated with grants and TV and radio and autograph requests, and tho ... More >>
If your back or arm has room to spare, it won't after this
Every summer, thousands of kids descend on New York in pre-college summer programs, and that's besides the scores of teenagers already living here who aren't "of age." They come wanting to drink underage, smoke underage, and do other things against the law for them even though they're old eno ... More >>
Love the skin you're in
photos by Nate "Igor" Smith Hi there, pretty girl. You like Barack Obama. We like Barack Obama. You like that Shepard Fairey HOPE poster, the whole world likes that Shepard Fairey poster. You liked yesterday when Barack Obama became the President of the United States and we liked yesterday when Bar ... More >>
Meaningless, maybe, but I share Matthew Perpetua's chagrin that Andrew Beaujon's eye-opening book on Christian rock, Body Piercing Saved My Life, is being consigned to pulp or hamster cages or whatever it means to "partially reduce" a book's stock. When the essay collection came out in 2006, it seem ... More >>
by chopping off your fingers and toes. For tips: ask David.
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