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December 28 2008 Body Art Newsletter

Greetings, Body Art Fans!

Sorry it's been a while since we chatted, but I was just on the island of Oahu for ten days, doing one of my usual fire circle gatherings. I also got some new ink while I was there! Yep, that's my first new tattoo in a handful of years.

New and Recommended Articles:

Wim Delvoye's Controversial Tattooed Pigs
One of the modern art world´s ongoing controversies are the tattooed pigs of Belgian artist Wim Delvoye. Here we take a closer look at this high-debated expression of skin art.

German Brothel Offers Tattoo Deal
Would you ever get a tattoo in exchange for a lifetime discount? A German brothel is offering just that to its customers who get their logo tattooed on their arms.

The Tattooed Romulans Are Coming!
In 2009, a new Star Trek movie will be released, directed by JJ Abrams (Lost, Cloverfield). A new detail he´s brought to this series restart is tattooed Romulans.

Hot Links:

  • The Tattoos of THE INDIAN RUNNER
    In this 1991 drama written and directed by Sean Penn, actor Viggo Mortensen plays an ex-Vietnam vet with a criminal streak. See a great example of late 1960s military and prison tattoos in this film.
  • The Tattoos of CONSTANTINE
    In the new action/supernatural thriller CONSTANTINE, Keanu Reeves plays a man caught between Heaven and Hell, battling demons in an attempt to save his own soul. Part of his magical arsenal are a pair of mystical tattoos.
  • Ink, Not Mink
    PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) created their "Ink, Not Mink" campaign which features tattooed celebrities posing in just their skin art to promote anti-fur awareness.
  • The Tattoo Parlour HQ
    This group is for tattoo and body art enthusiasts of all flavors and persuasions.

You can upload your tattoo pictures to Bellaonline and then rate your favorites! It's fun and free, and you can upload or vote here.

If you have a body art question, please come on over to the online forum. It's a great place for chatting about body art and getting an answer.

If you'd like to write about body art and tattoos, and you'd like to earn some cash or donate to your favorite charity, c'mon over to Ink City, an online body art community I facilitate, and give it a go!

I really love your feedback and welcome your questions, so if you have something to tell me or ask, please send an e-mail or drop by the forum! Please pass this message along to family and friends who you know are interested.

Body Art Editor

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