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Jun 20, 2019

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

Dec 02, 2015

It's December and that means wall to wall advertising about the holiday shopping season. Even if you avoid the holidays, it is almost impossible to steer clear of the consumer juggernaut that is...

Nov 24, 2015

It's that time of year again. Time for you to pack your bags, load up the car (or hop on a plane, train, or bus) and head on out to mom's/grandma's/Aunt Brenda's/etc. house for...

Nov 17, 2015

Love it or hate it, Spike TV's Ink Master has helped popularize tattooing to the main stream. Season six winner Dave Kruseman owns and works out of Olde Line Tattoo in Hagerstown, Maryland with...

Jun 14, 2019

Learn all about the dad behind the distributor. Here's a special PainfulPleasures feature for Father's Day!...

Mar 11, 2016

Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means, the weather is heating up, and the sleeves are coming off, revealing all sorts of hidden ink gems that lie dormant in the winter. Now...

Oct 30, 2015

You know what tomorrow is, right? Well, if you are within 100 yards of a person under 12, you do. Tomorrow is the high-holy day of candy for the pint-sized set and the excitement is palpable.