Ten things you want to consider when getting tattooed:


1. Be Drunk or on Pills.
2. Have No Idea About the Shop or the Artists.
3. Haggle Pricing.
4. Have No Idea What You Want. This, personally, is one of my biggest pet peeves. When I hear, ‘Well, I want a tattoo, but I don’t know what I want,’ it makes me want to shove the tattoo machine (it’s not a ‘gun’, by the way) right into my own jugular. This is something that will be on your body forever, and you have no idea…

Be sure to look for the new book: This May Sting a Bit: 101 things your tattoo artist forgot to tell you and you were probably too afraid to ask.

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