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Feb 13, 2020

You might think that the difference between permanent makeup and semi-permanent makeup is self-evident, but that’s not the case. Learn about the difference...

Jan 15, 2016

Shaun Miller, co-owner of A Pound of Flesh, is no stranger to us here at Painful Pleasures, but we wanted to know stuff about him that’s not already in another article or interview...

Jan 07, 2016

So have you seen Star Wars yet? Not since Avatar came out (emember that one? Big blue people? Glowy things everywhere? Sigourney Weaver?) has the subject of a movie and what you thought of it been...

Dec 31, 2015

Today is New Year's Eve and even if you managed to avoid all the holiday hoopla over the last few weeks, no one - and I mean no one - can escape the inevitability of putting the wrong year on...

Dec 11, 2015

December is an exciting month. The coffee cups at Starbucks are red, extra days off are looming, strangers give you candy and cookies ( a mixed blessing at best), and that big guy in the red suit is...

Nov 18, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I flew to Seattle to finish a sleeve I started a while back with tattoo artist Tina Bafaro . As a burgeoning collector I have a decent amount of ink, but as any true collector...

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...