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Vice Magazine: Tattoo Age, Mike Rubendall Episode I (VIDEO)

 

Courtesy of VICE.com: Mike Rubendall reels in people from all the world to the small Long Island town of Massapequa for a taste of his renowned style. In this episode, Tattoo Age meets Mike’s two adorable daughters and goes on a fun drive around his small suburban town – bumping into
his good buddy, the Steve Guttenberg. We visit Mike’s classy tattoo shop, King’s Avenue Tattoo, and talk to him about his upbringing as a normal, middle-class kid.  [More info on expanded page] (more…)


Vice Magazine (VBS.tv): Tattoo Age, Troy Denning Episode III (VIDEO)

 

Courtesy of VBS.tv: In this episode, Tattoo Age hits up a Denning backyard gathering where he hangs with friends and family, kills some crabs, and talks about his love for Japanese culture. We follow Denning and his best bud, Kiko, as they carouse around NYC’s Lower East Side, fight over the mic at karaoke bars, and discuss the American and Japanese cultural differences that the both so appreciate -from cream doughnuts to Samurai swords.  [More info on expanded page]

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Vice Magazine (VBS.tv): Tattoo Age, Troy Denning Episode II (VIDEO)


Courtesy of VBS.tv: In this episode, Tattoo Age catches up with Troy Denning and learns the ins and outs of his life before becoming one of New York City’s most notorious tattoo artists. Troy is described as the smartest person his friends have ever met, stemming from hours of reading while hiding from teachers in the confines of his middle school library. We follow Troy as he makes big money in New York City’s famed “Cash Cab” trivia game, and talks about his path into tattooing, including stories of odd-end jobs as a construction worker or bouncer at a strip club. [More info on expanded page]

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Vice Magazine (VBS.tv): Tattoo Age, Troy Denning Episode I (VIDEO)


Courtesy of VBS.tv: In this episode, Tattoo Age visits the New York City tattoo shop, Invisible NYC, and carouses around town to various local spots of Denning’s choosing, such as East Village Japanese restaurant, Village Yokocho, while hanging out with the notorious tattooer and his motley crew of fanatics. Denning discusses the history behind his Japanese style of tattooing, known for its striking thickness and toughness, while he playfully pulls down the pants of his clients and talks warrior-fantasies, knives, and guns. [More info on expanded page]

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Vice Magazine (VBS.tv): Tattoo Age, Troy Denning Teaser (VIDEO)

Courtesy of VBS.tv: Troy Denning is a tattoo artist who is not afraid to speak his mind. Luckily for us, what he has to say is either hilarious or insightful. [More info on expanded page]

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