30 Oct 2014


For me, Hello Kitty and Sanrio in general, defined a lot of my childhood. Growing up, my family would frequent this Chinese restaurant that was situated in the same plaza as a Sanrio store. I loved eating there because I knew that after my meal, I’d be treated with Hello

23 Jul 2014


A little late to the party but considering I am not a California-native I think this post still deserves some daps! Ok, maybe not but let me share my experience from the perspective of a Japanese Tattoo fan. The Japanese American National Museum, located in downtown Los Angeles, has been

14 Nov 2013


Please excuse my long break from the blog. I will thus answer back with a long entry. My reason? We were in the middle of launching Tastemakers and it was also my birthday. If you haven’t been put on game just yet, Tastemakers is finally up on Fatlace. To bless our

03 Aug 2012

1st Annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo 2012 August 3, 4 & 5th

The Hawaiian Islands have been the home to many incredible people. Some of the best surfers, painters, artists, tattooers and musicians have been nurtured and grown in this incredible place in the middle of the Pacific ocean. Growing up here, has been a blessing and it was only when we

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01 Sep 2011

Inked Girl: EP1 feat. Ginger Andersen

A fresh new video series presented by Inked Magazine featuring your favorite models from recent Inked Girl feature photo shoots. The series premiere features Ginger Andersen, Official Inked Girl for the August 2011 Issue! Filmed and Edited by Michael Hurley for Inked Magazine Additional Direction and Graphics by Valentina Ramos