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Johnny Thunders — July 15, 1952-April 23, 1991

It’s been 21 years since Johnny Thunders was found dead in a New Orleans hotel room; some say from drug-related causes while others point to foul play (his passport, clothes, and make up were gone). Known for his work with The New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers with the classic punk rock anthem as “Born […]

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Tattoos by Jimmy Wong — A work of art in progress

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Jimmy Wong at work

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Some more ink from Thailand’s tattoo guru Jimmy Wong

It’s a quiet May Friday night in Bangkok (the first time I have ever been in Thailand during the month of May) and I am back sitting in my favorite chair at Jimmy Wong’s tattoo studio.I say my favorite chair because I have spent many nights in this chair getting inked by Jimmy. Three years […]

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Jimmy Wong — Thailand’s Tattoo Legend

Without question, Southeast Asia’s most famous tattoo artist who has been leaving behind a legacy of tattoo stylings (and inflicting a little pain along the way) for over 36 years. Even if you haven’t been fortunate enough to get inked by Jimmy, you have most likely have heard about him if you are a tattoo […]

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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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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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Hanging Out With Jimmy

It’s my last night in Bangkok—for this trip—and I am standing outside the 7-11 on Soi 5 waiting for Jimmy Wong to arrive. A torrential thunderstorm just hit the city and the streets are under water. I managed to catch the Bangkok Skytrain before the rains came, but by the time I got to the […]

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