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The Kitchen's Ink: A tribute to Boston chefs’ tattoos

We'd be more than a bit behind the times if we were to suddenly declare chefs the new rock stars. Same goes for announcing the prevalence of tattoos in almost every restaurant in the country. Big, resounding duh .

By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  October 12, 2012

Review: Gorey at the Athenæum, animation at MassArt

In Edward Gorey's old-timey illustrated books, parents leave on an excursion and never return, friends enter a tunnel and never come out, a mother falls ill and dies, a man driving around searching for his lost daughter runs over her with his car, a pec
Cartoon network
By GREG COOK  |  February 18, 2011

Slideshow: Doomstar gives out amateur tattoos

Punk trio Doomstar administer ink to Phoenix music writer P. Nick Curran; read his story about his experience and watch the video  here .
The Phoenix 's P. Nick Curran gets ink from Doomstar
By SYLVIA KIM  |  February 11, 2011

Cheap thrills

They say Dr. Lakra got his pen name from the doctor’s bag he carried around when he first began tattooing, two decades ago. “Lakra” puns on the Spanish word “lacra,” meaning scar or blemish, but it’s also slang for “delinquent” or “scumbag.”
The inky delights of Dr. Lakra
By GREG COOK  |  April 23, 2010

Happy Squidsgiving

Really makes you ink
From the Hoopleville Postcard Museum
By DAVID KISH  |  November 27, 2009