Blog – The Lions Den

Tatttoos and Stigma; Who Needs to Make the Next Move?

In this article, I once again would like to talk about tattoos, tattoo culture and stigma. However, despite how this is also a message to my fellow tattoo lovers and collectors out there, non tattooed people may learn something as well. I also hope that any readers may see, that what I propose here, can… Continue reading Tatttoos and Stigma; Who Needs to Make the Next Move?

Tattoos; Inherently Anti Capitalist:

Already when reading the headline above, many within and outside the tattooed community, may be confused perhaps even outraged. Especially among the US tattoo lovers, people reading this may be very outraged, but settle down, you may learn something quite interesting. Capitalism Loves Uniformity and Streamlining:  A fundamental and very easily observable fact about capitalism… Continue reading Tattoos; Inherently Anti Capitalist:

A Future Ambition for the Tattoo Community:

First and foremost, hello everyone, I know it has been a while. Life has been hectic and I have been working hard. In this post, I would like to talk about an ambition I have for the tattoo community, as an academic and a tattoo lover. It's a way I feel the tattoo community could… Continue reading A Future Ambition for the Tattoo Community:

Tattoos and Regret Continued:

What is the problem with regretting a tattoo? That is a question that I along with other people in the tattoo community, and I would imagine other researchers looking at tattoos, have (hopefully), asked themselves. It is something which I have given much thought lately, as well as previously in my research, and I would… Continue reading Tattoos and Regret Continued:

The Brighton Tattoo Convention 2019

A Convention Like Love Letter to the Tattoo Community: This year I finally got to attend an event that I have been longing to attend, ever since I studied in England back in the early 10's. I got to attend the awesome Brighton Tattoo Convention 2019. It was the 12th time this annual tattoo event… Continue reading The Brighton Tattoo Convention 2019

Celebrities and Tattoos

Celebrities get away with a lot more than the rest of us when it comes to tattoos, yet they also help create more acceptance.

Tattoo Regret; The Disconnect

Tattoo Regret; When You Lose the Connection to Your Ink: Tattoo regret is at the same time quite a lot simpler and still a fair bit more complicated, than most people would think. At least what I have found through my own research on the topic (these last 8-9 years) within sociology (social sciences in… Continue reading Tattoo Regret; The Disconnect