I have known for years what my final tattoo would be, and now that I have it, the full picture is complete.
Nothing can be undone now.
"More or less…and this qualifier is the essence of what, for no particular reason, I’ve decided to call Gonzo Journalism. It is a style of “reporting” based on William Faulkner’s idea that the best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism—and the best journalists have always known this."
Fifiteen tattoos into my inkification, I have added one more literary icon to my chest plate: Mark Twain.
"Nothing Upon Another's Word" (in the original latin) is the motto of the Royal Society of London, one of the oldest (if not the oldest) organizations dedicated to science. This motto is the essential heart of science.
I got my NOLA tattoo yesterday. I found a parlour down on Magazine called Idle Hands, strolled in with my bit of text printed on a paper and in no time the quick and cordial Flex Wenger whipped up my 12th (or 13th, depending on how we're counting) tattoo. Not only was the experience fast … Continue reading and tonight this letter is my last hope.
ESTRAGON:Wait! (He moves away from Vladimir.) I sometimes wonder if we wouldn't have been better off alone, each one for himself. (He crosses the stage and sits down on the mound.) We weren't made for the same road. VLADIMIR:(without anger.) It's not certain. ESTRAGON:No, nothing is certain. Vladimir slowly crosses the stage and sits down … Continue reading They do not move
"the Road is Life" is my oldest tattoo, the first one I got while I was still living in Lawrence. In a way, it is the foundational philosophy of my life, and thus a very fitting starting point for the body ink. But another tattoo, "This too shall pass," is a phrase that has been … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass