This year I made it back to London, I travelled with my good friend Forrest, owner of Cobra Custom Tattoo in Plymouth MA. We had a short trip but we most certainly made the best of it , and enjoyed every minute of it. It was good to be in a far off place and be surrounded with so many loved ones. I cant thank tattooing enough for all it has given me. Also special thanks to Mo and all his great staff at The Family Business for the hospitality.
I’ll be hanging at the london tattoo convention a bit this weekend, Im really looking forward to seeing some of my favorite people / tattooers from all over the world. #JET$ET
The Peoples court is the original tv reality show, It started in 1981 showing actual cases with actual parties involved. The first reality court show that did not use actors. There has been a few judges on this show but I did not start watching the show till maybe 2002 or so and Judge Marilyn Milian has been there ever since.
I am not a big tv watcher at all these days, I spend at the very most 2 hours a week or so in front of the tube, other then that I Netflix at my drawing table. I believe life is for the living not the watching. But I do still DVR The Peoples Court, partly because I think Judge Milian is the wonderful, and partly because I enjoy learning the basic laws involved with small claims. I had the opportunity to to sit in on a taping a couple months back, I had such a great time talking with the judge and all the people behind the scenes. Special thanks to Matt for the warm hospitality.
When I was in Germany last week I had the pleasure of spending some time with my dear friends Nancy and Marco. Also meeting their friend Robin de Goede, who took these really great photos. *the hands in the one photo, are Nancy’s and I got to do a very special tattoo on one of them “Bratt Pack” in honor of her special relationship between Marco Bratt and herself. Im honored to have done this tattoo and to call both of them friends.
This was the first time my brother and I had ever went ice skating. I turned the camera on at the perfect time. His lady had done it before and was getting a kick out of watching us. here is a you tube video to prove it.
Our Friend Ross Nagle will be stopping through our shop WSSC in Soho on his way to Oliver Peck’s shop in Dallas Texas Elm Street January 8-10th 2012. Come by and get a tattoo from him, he’s not only a super cool guy, he’s a great tattooist to get a piece from as well. check out this gallery below of some of his work here, and go to his blog to see more. Ross Nagle Limerick, Ireland, “Allstar Ink Tattoo”
My 66 Chevy Impala...I somewhat reluctantly bought her from one of my best friends Morgwn Pennypacker in Miami about 7 years ago…Since then this car and I have been through a lot together; cross country trips, a hurricane (Katrina), back yard repairs, countless breakdowns and a major break up. Over the years after tuns of break downs, I’ve thought about selling her multiple times…but after all we been through I can’t see parting ways anymore … so I’ve been doing a lot more to her lately thanks to a few good friends like Chuy (Back Yard Boogie) Bobby from The Worldwide Tribal Click and the homie Manuel Cisneros. Check out this photo gallery below of her.
Over the last few years I have been very fortunate to have traveled in and out of the country more then a few times. But this trip out today is extra special, because there will be a large group of my friends gathering for the grand re-opening of “The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum” and I don’t get to see some of them enough. That and the museum of course. Im traveling with my dear friend Troy and Im excited. bye.
On Tuesday this week my brother Brian and I took a day trip to “Killadelphia” PA, I must say it was one of the best road trips Ive had. We stopped at “the Rocky steps”, the “Liberty Bell”, Philadelphia Eddies tattoo parlor (2 of em), Jims on south street and visited our friend Kirk at Urban Outfitters headquarters. And still made it home by 9:30pm
oh yeah and took a private tour of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.
…and thanks to Lee for letting us drive his car