To Ink or Not to Ink

When did everyone and their mom start getting tattoos?! I think I recall it was some time during the 1990s. Last winter, I read an excellent novel by Jennifer Egan called A Visit From the Goon Squad. The narrative jumps back and forth within a chunk of time starting in the 1970s and into the near future (sounds gimmicky but it works). In the future bits, the young adults do not have any piercings or tattoos … [Read more...]