For the Love of God, Don't Tattoo Your Eyeballs

Listen, I'm not here to ruin anyone's good time, but in the immortal words of Big Sean — if you're even thinking of getting an eyeball tattoo, then "I don't fuck with you." And don't come crying to me when you go blind and also your eyeball shatters, because that's a thing that probably will happen. Trust me. » 2/04/15 10:30pm 2/04/15 10:30pm

What It Feels Like To Get A Tattoo Removed From Your Ass

There's a tattoo studio near my office called Skin Thrills. A sign out front advertises their special offers — $50 roses on Tuesdays, or $25 dollar kanji letters on Thursdays. As I drove past the sign last week, work was quickly driven out of my mind and replaced with two thoughts. One: I wonder what the kanji for… » 11/25/11 1:30pm 11/25/11 1:30pm

Not Every Tattoo Is About Sex

Steven D. Levitt at Freakonomics asks (and answers) the ever-annoying question: why get a tattoo? After rejecting the obvious, he zeroes in on the one reason we get inked (and do everything else): Sex. » 5/19/10 3:20pm 5/19/10 3:20pm

More Tattooed Ladies Speak Out Against Michelle McGee

According to CBS News, we're not the only ones annoyed with Michelle McGee for giving us painted ladies a bad name. Click through for some beautiful tattoos and one lawyer's passionate defense of ink. [CBS] » 4/13/10 5:30pm 4/13/10 5:30pm

When Is A Bad Tattoo A Dealbreaker?

Latin scholars are engaged in a vigorous debate over whether Ashley Alexandra Dupre's "Tutela Valui" tattoo, spotted last weekend when the ex-Spitzer hooker made a rare appearance on the secluded Jersey Shore, is so dumb as to be a tattoo dealbreaker. "One California professor translated it as 'I have been highly… » 6/12/08 12:00pm 6/12/08 12:00pm