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Jun 20, 2019

As the first ever anime focused tattoo convention, Anime Ink Con celebrates a successful first year.

Mar 09, 2018

Tattooed Heart Studios is committed to quality, customer service, and teamwork. Read all about PainfulPleasures's recent visit to John F. Garancheski's shop!...

Feb 25, 2018

Being mindful of cultural appropriation is important. Learn what it is and how to avoid committing this social faux pas.

Feb 11, 2018

Every year thousands of people gather at a monastery in Thailand to partake in a ceremony that rejuvenates the magic and power of their tattoos.

Jan 30, 2018

PainfulPleasures is a proud sponsor of Miss World Inked. Read this exclusive interview with CEO Art Cantu Jr. on the vision behind this one-of-a-kind beauty pageant.

Dec 22, 2017

Dan Lorenzo catches up with one of our previous guest interviewees, Megan Jean Morris, for a "different kind" of interview...

Dec 06, 2017

It's not just the ink and aftercare you have to worry about...