Tat Chat

Tat Chat: Hanksy’s Big Pun

Posted November 2, 2015 at 10:38 am

Time to revive our on-again-off-again series, “Tat Chat,” in which we ask participants to divulge the stories behind their favorite tattoos. Fresh off the second coming of “Surplus Candy” in Los Angeles, we caught up with street artist Hanksy to talk about his ink. The ubiquitous pun-master was eager to divulge his love of tattoos and […]

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Tat Chat: Billy Keith’s Japanese Ink

Last modified July 31, 2014 at 7:53 am

Annnnnd we’re back. Once again with a client from Fineline Tattoo. Like what you see? Maybe get a tattoo there. Ladies and gents, meet Billy Keith. He’s a Japanese tattoo aficionado who’s pretty much covered neck to toes. Japanese tattooing dates back thousands of years. Irezumi (入れ墨, 入墨, 文) is the Japanese word for tattoo. The history […]

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Tat Chat: Rebel Know’s Religion

Posted June 3, 2014 at 10:14 am

We’ve awakened the dormant “Tat Chat” series. Say Shalom to our very own Allison B. Siegel…   What’s your name and what do you do? Are we skipping nicknames? Aviva/Allison. Most people call me Rebel Know or Rebs, short for Rebel Knowledge. I am the Resident Historian, Urban Explorer, Preservationist, Researcher et. al. for this […]

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Tat Chat: Slum Goddess Eden Brower

Last modified January 18, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Up next in our “Tat Chat” series – Slum Goddess Eden Brower.

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Tat Chat: Liberation’s Wolf

Last modified January 8, 2013 at 11:22 am

We have a new series to introduce. Please welcome “Tat Chat” to the dance floor, in which we ask people to divulge the stories behind their favorite tattoos.

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