Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo


“Show me a person with a tattoo and I’ll show you a person with an interesting past.”
― Jack London

You can learn a lot from Lydia.


Once maybe. If you show me a person with a tattoo now, I’ll show you a sheep.

Ho-hum, oh the regrets of the multitudes…

Even scarification is populist nowadays. Excessive anything is just excessive, I see minor amputation taking off in some communities, implants and alterations seem a little last decade. If I could have a second, beating heart implanted on my outer, upper arm below the shoulder?

Perhaps the most subversive act is to just proudly display stretch marks and freckles from the natural, hard-won ‘environmental/behavioral modification’ of life.

Show me someone making vastly overbroad generalizations on the internet, I’ll show you an ass.*

* Substantial surcharge for showing you my own ass.

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