We're used to seeing women with bedazzled earrings, nose rings, eyebrow piercings and hoops, cheek piercings and hoops, lip piercings and hoops, tongue studs . . . you get the idea. But now a Huntington Beach wholesaler is hawking a new line of gold or bejeweled or otherwise colorful versions of its ... More >>
MusInk Days 2&3 OC Fairground March 9-10, 2013 The art of ink slinging took over OC this weekend as the sixth annual, three-day Musink Festival came the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, in what was turned out to be a 72-hour celebration of body art(including tattoos and piercings), ... More >>
Matt not only managed to turn around his questionnaire within 24-hours, but it (Part One, specifically) was articulate as well. So we're cutting him a little slack for being sassy. Besides, it was probably the funniest Part Two we've read. He makes up for it tomorrow. If you're wondering how the hel ... More >>
Some are calling them the BEST . . . TATS . . . EVER!Certainly the producers of the new Spider-Man musical must love the free pub.To fully appreciate UC Irvine basketball guard Darren Moore's ink job, check the next page.
Extreme-girltattoo.blogspot.comInky!Evidence shows that college
students with several tattoos or piercings are more likely to engage in deviant
behaviors than those who have just one "innocent" tattoo/piercing, according to a new article in the research magazine Miller-McCune, which also finds on ... More >>
Tattoos and music are pretty inextricably linked, for better or worse--your Travis Barkers, your Tommy Lees--so it makes sense that bands like Story of the Year (pictured), Atreyu, Throwdown and more would descend upon the Orange County Fairgrounds for the MUSINK Tattoo Convention and Music Festival ... More >>
The Great Skate, Friday-Sunday 11 a.m. through March 15Irvine's Great Park (you know, home to that dollar-sucking Great
Balloon) brings the simple, youthful joy of ice skating to the park in
an attempt to well, just do something fun and care-free for the
community in these bleak times.Great Park, S ... More >>
The MUSINK Tattoo Convention and Music Festival at the Orange County
Fair & Exposition Center in Costa Mesa is a little more than a month away (Feb. 20-22), and now we know the full slate of bands scheduled to perform--including these dudes, Story of the Year. (Y'know, "Until the Day I Die." Yo ... More >>
Though the scheduled MUSINK tour became another casualty of the flagging economy, the three-day music and tattoo convention is still happening--February 20-22, again at the Orange County Fair & Exposition Center in Costa Mesa. But they're quick to point out that celebutant Kat Von D, of "LA Ink" ... More >>
Curse you, recession! The MUSINK Tattoo & Music Festival, which was birthed from a three-day event this past February at the OC fairgrounds, has been completely scrapped; official word is that it's, unsurprisingly, "due to the current economic
climate."The tour was planned for 25 cities, includ ... More >>
A few months ago, Orange County had its first crudo bar in Blanca; and now, not so much. There was already signs of trouble back in July when repo men were sent to rip out equipment from its kitchens as Newport Beach police stood guard. Blanca's suppliers said the restaurant wasn't paying their bil ... More >>
Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary June 1st, 2008
Better Than: Getting a tattoo from a shady parlor.
Download: The First Vietnamese War from their first album Passover.
I thought I was in a hornet's nest when I heard the consistent buzz of tattoo needles as I walked into the Queen ... More >>
The best place to drink heavily at Fashion Island is...Red Robin. Unexpected, right? But a Jack-and-Diet there will run you $4.79 plus tax, and it comes in a full-size glass. Don't ask why the price is so strangely to-the-penny; just enjoy the fact that it's a cocktail cheaper than many beers. Other ... More >>