• Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for August

    Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for August0

    Hey! It is the second installment of Geek Mystique, the lifestyle section’s monthly lifestyle news column. These links are lovingly curated by I (um…me), your lifestyle editor, based on what is trending right now…and also just what I really like such as Lisa Frank leggings and mermaid crowns.

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  • Against Body Policing: Get That Tattoo!

    Against Body Policing: Get That Tattoo!0

    • July 18, 2016

    I got my first tattoo when I was 22. Initially, I thought ensuring my tattoo had some kind of “deep meaning” was the most important part, so I spent a year mulling over the design and what each piece of it meant until I had a mini speech about its symbolism memorized. Before and immediately

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  • Kate Leth’s Ink for Beginners Answers All Your 1st Questions about Tattoos

    Kate Leth’s Ink for Beginners Answers All Your 1st Questions about Tattoos0

    • January 9, 2016

    I have considered getting a tattoo numerous times throughout my life. After seeing Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke for the first time, I yearned for a kodama, which my friend suggested I put in a tree. Upon seeing all the stylized, unique tattoos on readers of Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro’s Bitch Planet, I weighed

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