Dan Henk: Why Tattoo School is Such a Bad Idea

By Dan Henk Looking from the outside in, tattooing doesn't look that difficult. If it's not that difficult, you learn the basics and you are good to go, right? Hell, if half the people on TV can do it, an actual school should be able to teach the essentials in two

Guen Douglas: What Do You Want to Talk About?

By Guen Douglas Your "not a manifesto" post lit a little fire under me. Ha-ha All this hoopla about TLC's new show has really had me thinking about a project I've wanted to start for a long time, and with everyone all fired-up, I'm hoping some of you may want to help

Jack Rudy Speaks Out Against TLC’s, Tattoo School

[*Editor's Note* Mr. Rudy graciously permitted TAM to re-print his statement on the TAM Blog. The statement appears exactly the way it is found on Jack Rudy's Facebook page.] Jack Rudy “Good Time Charlies Tattooland” Official Statement Re: TLC’s show Tattoo School I think this new tattoo school show that TLC is about to

TLC’s Tattoo School Sponsors and Contact Information

By John Niederkorn The expanded page contains the alleged sponsors/advertisers for the TLC show Tattoo School. After speaking with a network representative this morning, TLC would neither "confirm or deny" the validity of the advertisers listed below. Also included below is a list of e-mails and phone numbers for each executive and

This Is Not a Manifesto, It’s Just My Opinion

By Crash It's almost as if tattooers are evolving, finally able to set aside trivialities in order to agree upon the more important issues. All this TLC outrage is kind of encouraging. Not simply because people are pissed, but because pissed people can affect change. It reminds me of the "alien invasion" metaphor which, in movie scripts, successfully