Is there artistic validity to the “torture porn” subgenre of horror films?

By Liz Fuga Some critics say that the so-called “torture porn” subgenre (very gory horror films from the early 2000’s to now) is on the decline.  Seeing as the Saw franchise apparently ended, the releases of ultra-gory remakes of 1980’s slasher films becoming less frequent, and the rise of both the Paranormal Activity franchise and … Read more

Tattoos of Native American Designs

By Brian Garvin If you walk into a tattoo studio, you can easily see that there are virtually no limits to tattoo designs.  Most studios have a plethora of books, posters, and stencil samples;  and, as the work of a tattoo artist is much more than simply putting designs on a person’s skin, most are very … Read more

Emo Fashion – Head to Toe

By M Braziel Emo fashion is now a major trend for many high school students and those freshly out of high school. Emo has defined a new genre with tight jeans and interesting hair styles. Though emos claim that they typically go against the grain, you have to follow a certain grain to be considered part … Read more

Top Cover Songs By Metal and Hard Rock Bands

Good lyrics and melodies span all genres of music and so it’s not surprising that once in a while some hard core artists come along with their take on pop songs. These are five our our favs. The Sound of Silence – Covered by Disturbed I Fought The Law – Covered By The Clash Imagine … Read more

Art and Tech Combine for Tattoos With Audio

People are always coming up with new and creative ways to combine the two fields of technology and art. The tattoo industry has had a bunch of interesting tech advances in the last few years including black light ink and semi-preeminent tattooing. But this new process started by the artists at Skin Motion Tattoos takes … Read more

Swimsuit Bikini Body Painting Ideas for the Beach

By Michelle Jones When it comes to finding interesting swimsuit and bikini body painting ideas for the beach, the sky is the limit for how creative you can get. The art of wearing a body paint instead of a real bikini has become a new trend these days, and you are going to discover how you … Read more

Darkwave/Post-punk song Playlist

By Daniel Gonzalez Carmody – Messengers of Love Signal – Wave Goodbye Today Ultravox – We came to Dance Dorian Grey – Touch The Cure – I Just Need Myself(1978) Flash Cero – Doble personalidad (Spanish) Paralisis Permanente – Nacimos Para Dormir(Spanish) Neva – Hallucinations Lung Overcoat – Internal Silence Lords of The New Church – … Read more

Advice on Getting Ink

By Sophia Brousseau When meeting with an artist it’s important to look over their past work to see if it matches the style of art you’re going for, research them and find reviews from past customers. A quality artist can come in different forms, so what you really want to find is someone who does the … Read more