| May 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Parents know that when the teen years roll around, there will be arguments. Those arguments typically have been about driving the car, dating, homework or chores. But now you can add a new issue to that list…tattoos.
All you have to do is turn on...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Tattoos aren't just for outlaws anymore.
Maybe they never were, but for years, popular culture suggested otherwise. Just think of the movies: Robert Mitchum's homicidal preacher in "The Night of the Hunter," with "Love" and "Hate" tattooed on his...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Last week we learned that adult children of divorce will almost always revert to childish behaviors. Case in point, Briana, the daughter previously known as The Most Reasonable Person in Orange County, dissolved into a impertinent, recalcitrant,...
| May 29, 2012
| 2:46 PM
If you could get any tattoo what would it be? And where would you put it?
Plenty of people at the Body Art Expo were sitting down while surrounded by spectators to get a new tat.
Everyone in this devoted community wanted something different.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:09 PM
California could soon provide free tattoo removals for former prostitutes. The state already helps former gang members with removals.
The author of the AB 1956, Assemblymember Anthony Portantino, says the bill will help prostitutes with "their self-...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:40 AM
About 22% of college students report having at least one tattoo, and as tattoos become more popular, so does demand for removal procedures. Now, the tattoo removal industry is booming as a result.
The Wall Street Journal reports about half of all...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Homeboy Industries came to Glendale in the form of twinkly eyed founder Father Greg Boyle. He used his motto, “Nothing Stops a Bullet like a Job,” to describe the flurry of small industries for which he hires reformed gang members. On...
| Dec 9, 2012
Pretzels, tattoos, and gambling can save the U.S. economy. In "By the Numbers: How Americans Spend Their Money," Lucas Reilly reports that in 2011, Americans spent trillions shopping for all sorts of sine qua nons: $550 million on pretzels, $96 billion on...
| Jun 23, 2010
"Winona Forever." Or so Johnny Depp thought. The actor emblazoned Winona Ryder's name on his shoulder during the couple's engagement in the early '90s. But before the wedding bells sounded, the couple had broken up. Because Johnny Depp is Johnny Depp,...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
In time, tattoos will have the same acceptance as women coming into the workplace wearing pants instead of dresses, This is how society changes.....Richard Citrin, executive coach and career counselor quoted in today's story Is body art office-...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Steve Chapman's riff today on tattoos -- They're ugly, a form of self-mutilation masquerading as self-expression. As a way of showing your edgy, noncomformist personality, getting inked always seemed to me about as sensible as lopping off an ear. --...