Maryland officials say two men who tried to forcibly remove a tattoo from a housemate’s arm have been charged with attempted murder and assault.
Wicomico County authorities say the 31-year-old victim was savagely beaten after an argument at a Hebron residence early Monday.
Investigators say 33-year-old Paul Martin Hurst of Hebron and 35-year-old Cary Lee Edwards of Williamsburg, Virginia, then tried to unsuccessfully carve a tattoo from the victim’s arm before dousing his arm with a flammable liquid and setting fire to it.
Authorities say the victim was in critical condition at a Baltimore burn center.
Investigators believe those involved in the incident may be affiliated with Juggalos, a cult fan base of the rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse. The FBI has labeled the Juggalos as a loosely organized gang.
Ink is a thing of beauty in these places, from Angelina Jolie’s birthplace to Kat Von D’s old hangout…
Well, it’s official. Whether or not you think tattoos are sexy forms of self-expression, Maxim, Playboy, AskMen.com and FOX have all pegged tattooed beauties as some of the hottest in the world. The most recent picks? Britney (yes, she still makes many of the lists!), Angelina, Katy Perry, Zoe Saldana, Megan Fox and Jessica Alba. And, lest we forget the opposite sex: Johnny Depp (People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” two years in a row), Brad Pitt, David Beckham and Hugh Jackman, to name a few, all have several tats. They are but shining examples of the reason tattoos are today’s favorite “beauty marks.”
To find out which towns in America were most tattoo-friendly, we perused chat forums and looked up every state in several public directories, including Yellow Pages, Google listings, Tattoo Yellow Pages and AAA Tattoo Directory, to find those with the most listed tattoo and permanent makeup shops. Then we looked up which cities in those states had the most shops listed per capita with populations based on latest U.S. Census numbers. We also took into consideration the city’s demographics and whether or not it hosted tattoo conventions, remembering that not all tattoo parlors were listed in the directories. See which cities love ink the most!
A celebration of life. And the power of tattoos and what they can mean for one’s identity. See how a tattoo parlor in Finksburg, Md., has become an unlikely destination for breast cancer survivors.
To make matters worse, she’s doing duck face
A duck face is not a thing that should be immortalized. And yet a sad soul appears to have gotten a tattoo of her pursed lip taking a selfie—which might be a modern-day sign of the apocalypse.
We don’t know the context, but this photo has been making its rounds around the Internet. Hopefully it isn’t giving any Snapchatters ideas for their weekend itineraries.
It looks like millennials haven’t learned the lessons of Gen-Xers about NOT tattooing digital trends on their bodies. Hopefully this woman will regret her choices slightly less than those who marked up their bodies with now-defunct websites during the early dot-com days.
Article by Marisa Kakoulas: Needles & Sins Tattoo Blog
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