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How to Piss Off Your Tattoo Artist

An excerpt from my upcoming book, SIN IN THE SKIN:

Disclaimer: The following is a fictional story that should be read as complete sarcasm. Failure to understand sarcasm may result in one reading this story, accepting it as a good example of how to approach a tattoo, and having a professional tattoo artist hate you with every fiber of his being. 1,054 more words


Metal Machine Tattoos and Piercings

Open since 1993,

Derek Baker’s studio: Metal Machine, has been continually open for almost as long as some of the new generation of tattooer have been alive.  241 more words

Cape Town

Pleased to meet you.

I am Dorian Grey. Well, at least that is the pseudo-name I have chosen to use for many projects, and this blog is one of those projects. 212 more words

Sea Wolf Tattoo Company x BauHaus Brew Labs

I am happy to announce that for one day only, the Sea Wolf will have a pop up tattoo shop at Bauhaus Brew Labs for Art-A-Whirl in Northeast Minneapolis. 111 more words


May Day in Minneapolis!

I’m a little behind posting about the May Day Parade in Minneapolis a couple weeks ago, but it feels worth posting about anyways because it’s such an important part of spring in Minneapolis and in the Powderhorn/Corcoran neighborhood where the shop is located. 265 more words



Recently, a few of the Thirsties had a chance to get a close up look at this tattoo on local brewer Shiggy of Funk Estate… 26 more words