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The Godfather of Soul in Seoul

James Brown came to town last night. “It’s great to be in Shanghai!” Whether or not he was joking or not, or perhaps just suffering a bit of jet lag from traveling around Asia one thing is for certain, when the Godfather of Soul puts on a show, he does not disappoint. With a show […]

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More Tattoo Photos from Jimmy Wong’s 1st Tattoo Arts Festival & Exhibition

Hori Waka poses with Thai tattoo artist Hori Waka in action Hanging out with Kenny Shangrila, a tattoo artist from Japan Jimmy poses with some tattoo artists from China

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Photos from Jimmy Wong’s 1st Tattoo Arts Festival & Exhibition

Tattoo Contest BEC Tero Hall Jimmy Wong and Kenny Shangrila Ron and Jeffrey

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Posing with Hori Ken after getting my tattoo on Saturday Showing off my new ink Hanging out with Kenny Shangrila Yes, another tattoo photo!

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Jimmy Wong’s 1st World Tattoo Arts Festival and Exhibition — Day 3And The Winner Is… Up early again to get over to the BEC Tero Hall when it opened for Day 3 of the festival.This morning, while waiting for a taxi, I spotted some Japanese tourists with some tattoos standing outside the hotel. As soon […]

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And the Winner is…

Permanent Bell from Thailand’s pop group sensation the China Dolls and one of the sponsors for Jimmy Wong’s 1st World Tattoo Arts Festival and Exhibition presents me the trophy for “Best Japanese-Style” tattoo. Minutes after this photo was taken I was surrounded by a large group of people wanting to take my photograph as well […]

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Jimmy Wong’s 1st World Tattoo Arts Festival & Exhibition — Day 2

Jimmy Wong’s 1st World Tattoo Arts Festival And Exhibition — Day 2 On Saturday, the second day of the tattoo festival I am up early to get over to BEC Tero Hall when it opens. After a good night’s rest, I am looking forward to a full day at the convention as well as getting […]

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Jimmy Wong’s 1st World Tattoo Arts Festival & Exhibition

When Jimmy Wong told me last September that there was going to be the first international tattoo festival in Bangkok, there was no way that I was going to miss it. I have never had the chance to attend a tattoo convention before and because Jimmy is one of the organizers of this seminal event, […]

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Snowy Day at Toksu Palace

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Home for the Holidays

Getting together with Dick Verucchi and Tom Joliffe on Christmas Day at the 9th Street Pub in La Salle, Illinois After nearly a thirteen-hour flight from Seoul, I am waiting for my friend Chris to pick me up at O’Hare International Airport. Home again for the holidays. I can’t believe that it has been a […]

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