Tattoo Age: Thom deVita (Part 1/5)

Tattoo Age: Thom deVita (Part 1/5)

FEMALE SPEAKER: Have you always been an artist? THOM DEVITA: What’d you say? FEMALE SPEAKER: Have you always been an artist? THOM DEVITA: Yeah, for about 40 years. JOHN WYATT: He’s the greatest tattooer. FEMALE SPEAKER: Greatest tattooer? [INAUDIBLE]. THOM DEVITA: I can do that also. FEMALE SPEAKER: You can, yeah. THOM DEVITA: Every shop

Tattoo Age: Mutsuo (Part 3/3)

Tattoo Age: Mutsuo (Part 3/3)

MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] [RINGS BELL] MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] [HARP MUSIC] MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] Yoshi. Yoshi. My mother. MUTSUO’S MOTHER: Hello. MUTSUO: [LAUGHS]. MUTSUO’S MOTHER: How are you? MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] I live together. [SPEAKING JAPANESE] MASA SAKAMOTO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] [TATTOOING NEEDLE] MUTSUO: [SPEAKING JAPANESE] [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]

Tattoo Age: Thom deVita (Part 2/5)

Tattoo Age: Thom deVita (Part 2/5)

MALE SPEAKER: And your hand shakes from Parkinson’s? THOM DEVITA: Yes, and you noticed my hand shaking? MALE SPEAKER: And how long ago did Parkinson’s set in? THOM DEVITA: About a year and a half ago. I was born with a central tremor. A central tremor shakes when you pick something up. Parkinson’s stops when

Tattoo Age: Dan Santoro (Part 2/3)

Tattoo Age: Dan Santoro (Part 2/3)

DAN SANTORO: I grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey. I was paying for community college and it wasn’t much, it was like $800 a semester. And to me it was like, what a waste of my fucking money. So I dropped out and then I started working as a sign painter for Wegmans in upstate

Tattoo Age: Dan Santoro (Part 3/3)

Tattoo Age: Dan Santoro (Part 3/3)

JEFF OGIBA: I like the frog on the mushroom. DAN SANTORO: Yeah. I love that one too, man. I would really like to do that, to be honest with you. JEFF OGIBA: Who tagged all these? How big would you make that? DAN SANTORO: I’d do probably like– JEFF OGIBA: Just a little one? DAN

Freddy Corbin – Tattoo Age – VICE – 4 of 4

Freddy Corbin – Tattoo Age – VICE – 4 of 4

FREDDY CORBIN: I tell them the story, you know, well, I did my brother’s funeral here, and I got married, and I’m having a baby, so I’m kind of coming back for good juju for his birth and stuff like that. And they just got it. They’re way into thinking like that. You know what

Tattoo Age: Valerie Vargas (Part 1/3)

VALERIE VARGAS: I didn’t like being different at school. I don’t think any kid really, actually fully enjoys being different at school. I’ve got a really old drawing that I did of my mom when I was like 10 or 11. That’s pretty cool. Where the fuck did I put it? I hope I didn’t

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 2/3)

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 2/3)

-Do you still have your Grime ring? GRIME: Yeah, man. What do you think? That’s 10 years old now. I made that ring 10 years ago. There it is. -Yes. GRIME: You said this was going to take three hours, you guys here eating up my Sunday. -Yes. GRIME: Hurry the fuck up. -You’re more

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 3/3)

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 3/3)

GRIME: The idea that I would create something that’s going to elevate tattooing is pretty ridiculous. Because people are going to do what they’re going to do. So I might be able to do a good tattoo now and then and somebody’s going to get it. But there’s still going to be a thousand other

Mike Rubendall – Tattoo Age – VICE – 2 of 3

Mike Rubendall – Tattoo Age – VICE – 2 of 3

CHRIS KOUTSIS: What’s up, buddy? MIKE RUBENDALL: How you doing, pal? CHRIS KOUTSIS: It’s going [INAUDIBLE]. What’s going on? MIKE RUBENDALL: How’s everything, all right? CHRIS KOUTSIS: What’s up, guys? How you doing? Hanging in there. MIKE RUBENDALL: We have to give them the tour. CHRIS KOUTSIS: Cool, yeah. MIKE RUBENDALL: They spent three and