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.
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.
For every city I live in, I like to get at least one new tattoo, something that sums up my thoughts of the previous year or a general philosophy that encompasses my experiences (both physical and mental). Today, I got my newest one. The year in San Francisco and my time here in Chicago really … Continue reading Body Poetry