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  • Flirting at the Carwash

    By Ilana Angel

    May 25, 2016 | 3:34 pm

    I got a carwash today. I pulled up to drop off my car, gathered my things and turned to open the door when the young man who was going to vacuum my car opened the door for me. He had a sweet face and easy smile. When I stepped out of the car he noticed the tattoo on my ankle and...

  • German politician charged for publicly displaying Auschwitz tattoo

    December 17, 2015 | 8:23 am

    A far-right German politician has been charged with incitement for publicly displaying a large tattoo of the Auschwitz death camp on his back.

    Prosecutors announced Wednesday that Marcel Zech, a county council member near Berlin, is accused of violating Germany’s ban on the...

  • Bar Refaeli got a tattoo

    January 7, 2014 | 12:54 pm

    Israeli model Bar Refaeli has revealed a photo of her brand new body art on Instagram.

    Concerned fans, like the ones who posted comments about how Refaeli has gone and ruined her body, can rest assured that the small butterfly, done in white ink, is absolutely not the first stage of a sleeve.

    As Refaeli said herself in the caption, “I finally did it. My first (and last) tattoo.”

  • French swimmer explains Hebrew tattoo as a family tribute

    August 2, 2012 | 2:39 pm

    French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz.

    Gilot, who is not Jewish, said the tattoo is dedicated to his family and honors Max Goldschmidt, who has been a large...

  • “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’s” Steven Berkoff:  ‘in yer face’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 18, 2011 | 10:25 pm

    Steven Berkoff, the actor, director and playwright who has achieved notoriety as the bad boy of Britain’s “in yer face” theater, was uncharacteristically apologetic as he arrived on the set of David Fincher’s American movie adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s international best...

  • Man with ‘Israel’ tattoo charged with attempting to assassinate Obama

    November 17, 2011 | 3:03 pm

    A man arrested in an alleged shooting near the White House who has “Israel” tattooed on his neck was charged with attempting to assassinate President Obama.

    Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, 21, was charged Thursday during a hearing before a federal magistrate in Pittsburgh. He will be...

  • Man wanted in D.C. shooting has ‘Israel’ tattoo

    November 16, 2011 | 3:50 pm

    A man wanted in an alleged shooting near the White House has “Israel” tattooed on his neck.

    In a Nov. 12 web posting, the U.S. Park Police say they are seeking Oscar Ramiro Ortega, 21, in the Nov. 11 shooting in the 1600 block of Constitution Avenue in Washington, between the White...

  • The Real Housewives of O.C. Are Back!

    By Julia Bendis

    March 7, 2011 | 10:20 am

    I am ecstatic to say that the Real Housewives of Orange County are back on television!  Of course when I say ecstatic, I mean that in every sarcastic way possible…  Can’t you just feel me rolling my eyes when I write this?  Not only are they back for a brand new season, but this time...

  • Spectator - The Taboo Expressionist

    By Ariella Cohen

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The earliest recorded use of the word "tattoo" is found in descriptions of a Tahitian ritual, written by British explorer Capt. James Cook during a 1769 voyage through the South Pacific.

    Tattooing is an act of indelible self-expression. As such, it serves as an ideal vehicle for...