Yesterday was Friday the 13th. Which apparently means tattoo shops run $13 tattoo specials. Unbeknownst to me, it's a thing as commonly known, accepted, and looked forward to as 7-11's free slurpee day on July 11th. I think it's hilarious. I think it's weird. And I love it.
Although I don't have any tattoos (nor do I want any) I sincerely appreciate the sentimentality, creativity, and dedication tied to tattoos. Tattoos have become the base similarity between strangers that
I keep seeing ads about how "piracy is not a victimless crime"... but it's always in relation to illegal music downloads of big-name stars. What about small-time artists?? Those are the people who most often get worked over, ripped off, and financially destroyed by piracy! For instance, I recently found out that an acquaintance- a talented artist who produces stunningly beautiful glass pieces Brewer & Marr - had her designs stolen by a popular clothing line. No credit to her,