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Oliver Peck Partners with The Reverend Horton Heat for Elm Street Music and Tattoo Festival


By Kiernan Maletsky Reblogged from: Oliver Peck’s annual tattoo feats on Friday the 13th are already the stuff of legend and record (he’s literally in the Guinness book for it). But this year marks the start of a huge development for the event: It will now be a tattoo AND music festival, and Reverend Horton Heat will co-present alongside Peck. The festival goes from Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15, and tickets are on sale now. They’re $20 for a one-day pass, $40 for a weekend pass or $100 for VIP, which includes access to a “private club” on Elm Street. Read More »

BuzzFeed: 15 Things You Probably Never Knew About Tattoos

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By BuzzFeed 1. Democrats are more likely to have tattoos than Republicans (18% vs 14%) Source:  /  via: 2. Seven U.S. congressmen (and 1 congresswoman) have tattoos Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) and Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) have sleeves. Via: 3. The earliest recorded tattoo belonged to Utzi the Iceman Circa 3300 BC. He had a total of 57 tattoos. Via: 4. Speaking of Utzi, Brad Pitt has his likeness tattooed on him Oh hey Brad. Via: 5. The earliest Finger-stache appeared in 2003 Good to know. Via: 6. 14% percent of Americans have at least one tattoo 17% of them regret it. Via: 7. Czar Nicholas got a dragon inked on his right arm in the 1800s Eat your heart out, Stieg Larsson. (RIP) Via: likearomanov 8. A restaurant in Ohio offers a 25% discount to anyone sporting a grilled cheese tattoo Which means you now have TWO good reasons to get that tattoo. Via: 9. The Maori of New Zealand carve designs into their skin using bone chisels, then fill them in with ink (This is called Moko) Via: 10. One third of Americans say tattoos make them feel sexier Via: The other two thirds…maybe not so much Via: 11. Lucky Diamond Rich is the world’s most tattooed man Wonder if he feels sexy, too. Via: 12. The tattoo industry’s annual revenue is reportedly 2.3 billion dollars That’s a lot of these guys. Source:  /  via: 13. A rooster tattooed on one leg and a pig on the other was said to protect a sailor from drowning Neither animal can swim. Via: 14. Ferrets get tattoos! Breeders put ... Read More »

Friday the 13th at Elm St. Tattoo… Party Time!


By John After five long years I finally made it back to Dallas for another Friday the 13th marathon… Here’s a few pictures from the madness last night… Enjoy! (Also, look for a complete Friday the 13th article from Oliver Peck in the following days…) Read More »

Helltown Friday The 13th Art Show


Are you superstitious? Well, Helltown Workshop is! Well for the last two weeks of May anyways. Friday the 13th gave the Provincetown, Massachusetts gallery a chance to get very superstitious. Over 20 artists exhibited works that showcased the weird, the wild, the dark, the distressed, the silly and the mysterious side of our obsessions with Friday the 13th and superstitions… [Video and pictures of expanded page] Read More »

New York City Tattoo Convention: On the Road in Brooklyn? (VIDEO)


Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most… New York has missing pieces of my memory buried in her blanket of billboards, bright lights and broken glass… The end of the weekend had a very Fear-and-Loathing-in-Las-Vegas feel to it… There are cell phone camera-flashes, and small chunks of larger events replaying in a non-descriptive manner in my mind. I can recall middle pieces that have no end and beginnings that have no middle or ending… They only thing I’m 100 percent positive on; I had a good time… I think? [Video on expanded page] Read More »

Friday the 13th at Elm St. Tattoo Hosted by Sailor Jerry Rum


HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13TH!!! Friday the 13th has always gotten a bad rap for being unlucky. Well, we’re here to change that. With the help of Oliver Peck and his crew at Elm Street Tattoo. The Sailor Jerry Airstream is even going to make an appearance. Clear your schedule and get in line early. [Via Sailor Jerry Co. press release] Read More »

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