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On Being

Fr. Greg Boyle — The Calling of Delight: Gangs, Service, and Kinship [remix]

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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On Being

[Unedited] Greg Boyle with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Tattoo's Thousand Words

Friday, October 17, 2014

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, how do you tell the story of a tattoo?  

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Studio 360

Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Marlon Brando Get Inked

Monday, September 08, 2014

Covered in tattoos, these Hollywood royals look more like friends you might grab a drink with at your local pub.
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Listen to Lucy

Jill Abramson's New York Times tattoo points way to wearable CVs

Monday, May 19, 2014

Jill Abramson's New York Times tattoo points way to wearable CVs

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Radiolab

Otzi Confirms: Tattoos Have Always Been Cool

Monday, November 25, 2013

Producer Andy Mills takes a close look at Ötzi's ink -- the roughly 5,300-year-old Iceman has more than 50 tattoos etched into his skin. (PS: If you haven't listened yet, check out our latest short, all about Ötzi, An Ice-Cold Case).

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Ed Hardy on His Life in Tattoos

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Tatoo artist Ed Hardy talks about his life as a tattoo artists and how he created his branding empire. His memoir Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos is about how he helped fomented the explosion of tattoo art.

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On Being

Fr. Greg Boyle — The Calling of Delight: Gangs, Service, and Kinship

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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On Being

[Unedited] Fr. Greg Boyle with Krista Tippett

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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The Takeaway

America's Growing Love for Tattoos

Friday, August 24, 2012

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has now confirmed that 21 percent of Americans are sporting at least one tattoo. That’s up from only 16 percent in 2003.

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Operavore

Disappearing Ink: How Opera Companies Conceal Singers' Tattoos

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Camouflaging tattoos on a Mimi, Violetta or Siegfried becomes a critical task in the age of HD broadcasts, when every ornament or imperfection is magnified by cameras.

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Operavore

Singer Says Swastika Tattoo is ‘Not Political’

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Yevgeny Nikitin, the Russian singer who cancelled from the opening of Germany's famed Bayreuth Festival after it was discovered he had a swastika tattoo on his body, has explained his body art.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Please Explain: Tattoos

Friday, June 15, 2012

Tattoo artist Scott Campbell, of Saved Tattoo in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and Dr. Lars Krutak, of the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution, discuss the history of tattoos and body decorations, the mechanics of getting a tattoo, the art of tattoo design, and how they can be removed.

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Soundcheck

Tattoo You: Music Ink

Monday, January 09, 2012

Tattoo culture is needling its way onto television, with the upcoming reality show “Ink Master” on Spike TV and a sketch about an Eddie Vedder tatt on IFC’s “Portlandia.” Today, we’ll hear from listeners about the band logos, instruments, album covers and other music-related images that adorn their bodies. Guests include tattoo artist Joseph Ari Aloi (aka JK5) and musician-artist Bryan Kienlen of the punk band Bouncing Souls.

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Studio 360

Angelina Jolie: The Girl with the Tiger Tattoo

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Angelina Jolie may be the most tattooed actress in Hollywood. She has the coordinates of her children’s birthplaces on her arm, a Buddhist Pali incantation on her shoulder blade, a cross on her hip, a rune on her wrist, a tiger on her lower back ... Jolie recently ...

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Studio 360

Science Tattoos

Friday, October 21, 2011

Tattoos are the defining fashion statement of the present generation. A few years ago, the writer Carl Zimmer was at a pool party and found that a young scientist friend of his, a neurobiologist, had a double helix printed on his back — a little strand of DNA. Zimmer blogged about it, and before he knew it, dozens of scientists ...

Slideshow: Tats from Science Ink

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Features

Tattoo Shops Offer $13 Tats in Honor of Friday the 13th

Friday, May 13, 2011

WNYC

To many, Friday the 13th means bad luck and scary movies. But today, there's a bright side — if you're in the market for a tattoo. Several city tattoo parlors are offering tattoos for just $13.

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Features

Morbid Ink: Memorial Tattoos

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

WNYC

Names, dates, angels, praying hands, and footprints: the design on that woman's arm could be more than just a tattoo. It might be a living memorial to someone she loved.

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Studio 360

Alibata Tattoo

Saturday, November 17, 2001

Erick Gonzales tells the story of his tattoo and its connection to his culture and his family.

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Studio 360

Alibata Tattoo

Saturday, December 23, 2000

A personal story about an ancient practice of body ornament with rich cultural and historical roots.  Story by Erick Gonzales, produced by Jocelyn Gonzales.

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