Books Closed: Tattoos And The Internet Collide, Hosted By Andrew Stortz

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Synopsis

Tattoo artists will be quick to tell you that things aren't the way they used to be. We sit down with a different tattooer on each episode to discuss how technology, social media and the internet in general have totally changed the way we approach the job.

Episodes

  • 012: Winston the Whale & Pokeeeeeeeoh & Jason Scott

    12/09/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    In the Season One finale, Winston the Whale talks about being a young tattooer forging his own path into the craft, and the backlash to doing unique work. Then Pokeeeeeeeoh (Jake Haynes) calls in from Sweden to tell us what it's like to have a 300k+ audience on Instagram all while trying to build confidence as a new tattoo artist. Then Jason Scott returns to the show to help Andrew wrap up the season. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 The full VIDEO version of this episode can be viewed on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: MINDZAI CREATIVE The tattoo industry’s go-to print shop for over ten years. Specializing in t-shirts, stickers, art prints, patches and pins, Mindzai Creative can help you market and merchandise your art or business. Now is the time to make sure your shop and convention booths are fully stocked. Use promo code: BOOKSCLOSED for 10% off your next order! MR FLASH MACHINE 400+ production tattoo flash she

  • 011: Tim Lehi & Cheyenne Sawyer

    05/09/2018 Duration: 01h23min

    Tattoo artist Tim Lehi (@timlehi) talks about why he is moving from the west coast to a small town in Vermont, then tattooer Cheyenne Sawyer (@cheyennesawyer) sits down to discuss motivation from coworkers, keeping up with the younger generation, and if any of it really matters. Follow Tim: @timlehi Follow Cheyenne: @cheyennesawyer This episode was recorded in Portland, Oregon. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 The full VIDEO version of this episode can be viewed on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LITTLE BLACK BOOK CO Go straight to the source with a selection of vintage illustrated used books. Scrolling down their instagram page @little_black_book_co will show you why their motto is “books before google.” You won’t find books of tattoo flash here, but you will find the FUEL for your own art. Pretend you are more clever than you actually are, with the right reference materials. MINDZAI CREATIVE The tattoo industry’s

  • 010: Scott Harrison

    29/08/2018 Duration: 01h20min

    Tattooer and artist, Scott Harrison, talks about why he quit tattooing, how he can finally appreciate his work after the fact, and why he wanted to break someone's leg at a meditation retreat. Follow Scott: @bswelt See more work and buy paintings (new work offered monthly): weltworld.com This episode was recorded at Scott's home in Portland, Oregon. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 The full VIDEO version of this episode can be viewed on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR: TATSOUL @tatsoul Equipment and furniture for the professional tattoo artist Free shipping on all furniture orders within contiguous United States! Use code: LABORDAY50 for $50 off orders over $300 (valid 8/28-9/4) PLEASE support our sponsor, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "Harp" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • 009: Ashley Love

    22/08/2018 Duration: 49min

    Tattoo artist, Ashley Love (@ohashleylove), discusses how she started a worldwide event that promotes awareness of sexual violence, what it takes to continue building the project, and how she tries to find the balance between work and her personal life. Ashley Love works at Yellow Rose Tattoo in Salt Lake City, Utah Follow Ashley's work: @ohashleylove Stay up to date with Still Not Asking For It: @stillnotaskingforit_flashevent Jebb Riley works at Redemption Tattoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts Follow Jebb: @jebbriley BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR: TATSOUL @tatsoul Equipment and furniture for the professional tattoo artist Check out their new colors, Oxblood and Tobacco in all of their shop furniture. Artist chairs, client chairs, arm rests, and portable tables. Get FREE shipping in the contiguous US now! PLEASE support our sponsor, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme m

  • 008: Freddy Corbin

    15/08/2018 Duration: 51min

    Tattooer Freddy Corbin (@freddycorbintattoos) discusses becoming an elder statesman of tattooing after always being the young guy, tattoo schools, what keeps him motivated after 30 years of tattooing, and finding buckets of human skin. This episode was recorded at Temple Tattoo in Oakland, California. Check out the ETERNAL PIN Tattoo School Series that we talked about at the top of the show BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 The full VIDEO version of this episode can be viewed on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR: TATSOUL @tatsoul Equipment and furniture for the professional tattoo artist Check out their new colors, Oxblood and Tobacco in all of their shop furniture. Artist chairs, client chairs, arm rests, and portable tables. Get FREE shipping in the contiguous US now! PLEASE support our sponsor, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "Harp" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist"

  • 007: Seth Ciferri

    08/08/2018 Duration: 01h07min

    Tattooer and machine builder extraordinaire, Seth Ciferri (@sethciferri), talks about running businesses in the tattoo world, what the Read Street Forum was REALLY about, why he wants tattooers to get excited about coil machines again, and his obsession with prank calls. This episode was recorded at Two Stroke Coffee Co. in Portland, OR Follow Seth @sethciferri Check out MACHINEMACHINE CO. for Seth's online video crash course on understanding your tattoo machines Don't forget to use code: BOOKSCLOSED when signing up for $50 off! Registration ends August 12, 2018. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com Books Closed Voicemail Line: (857)444-0662 The full VIDEO version of this episode can be viewed on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR: TATSOUL @tatsoul Equipment and furniture for the professional tattoo artist PLEASE support our sponsor, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "Harp" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist" by SAKUR

  • 006: Steve Byrne

    01/08/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Tattoo artist Steve Byrne (@steve_byrne_tattoo) talks about haunted hotels, freehand drawing insane tattoos directly on his customers, keeping family life separate from social media, and tattooing celebrities like Kesha. Find Steve at Rock of Ages Tattooing in Austin, TX BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com The full video version of this episode can be view on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSOR: TATSOUL @tatsoul Equipment and furniture for the professional tattoo artist PLEASE support our sponsor, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "HARP" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • 005: Taki Kitamura

    25/07/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Tattoo artist Taki Kitamura (@stateofgracetaki) discusses how he organizes the Bay Area Tattoo Convention that features the highest caliber of work, being surrounded by inspiration at State of Grace, and how he looks toward the future of tattooing while still increasingly embracing traditions of the past. This episode was filmed at State of Grace Tattoo in San Jose, California. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com The full video version of this episode can be view on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LUCKY SUPPLY @luckysupply High quality products that help you make high quality tattoos RIVER VALLEY PRINTING CO @rivervalleyprintingco For all your printing needs; high quality giclee prints, stickers and pins catering to the tattoo community. PLEASE support our sponsors, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "HARP" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • 004: AUTOCHRIST & How To Not Get Tattooed

    18/07/2018 Duration: 01h19min

    Tattooer AUTOCHRIST (@auto_christ)comes on the show to discuss his motivation for doing the tattoos he does, and Andrew tries to figure out if the instagram page, "How To Not Get Tattooed" (@how_to_not_get_tattooed)is good for tattooing. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LUCKY SUPPLY @luckysupply High quality products that help you make high quality tattoos Add a new tattoo machine from Lucky's to your arsenal today! RIVER VALLEY PRINTING CO @rivervalleyprintingco For all your printing needs; high quality giclee prints, stickers and pins catering to the tattoo community. PLEASE support our sponsors, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "HARP" and Ad music is "Bedroom Mist" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • 003: Chris O'Donnell

    11/07/2018 Duration: 01h27min

    Tattoo artist Chris O'Donnell (@codonnell_nyc) joins the show this week and discusses his first experiences with the internet, his drawing process and what originally attracted him to start tattooing in 1993 as a 17 year old, and how he is creating his own workspace that has that same energy. chrisodonnelltattoo.com to view full portfolio BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) www.booksclosedpodcast.com The full video version of this episode can be view on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LUCKY SUPPLY @luckysupply High quality products that help you make high quality tattoos Don't forget to check out the Lucky Supply Tattoo Museum in Largo, Florida. The museum's website also share a lot of great images to hold you over until you visit! RIVER VALLEY PRINTING CO @rivervalleyprintingco For all your printing needs; high quality giclee prints, stickers and pins catering to the tattoo community. PLEASE support our sponsors, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "

  • 002: Todd Noble

    04/07/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    Tattoo artist Todd Noble (@noble1) sits in on the show and talks social networks, Everence, and plays a game. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) Video segments of this show can be seen on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LUCKY SUPPLY @luckysupply High quality products that help you make high quality tattoos Use coupon code ARM10 to get 10% off the LUCKY SUPPLY PORTABLE ARM REST RIVER VALLEY PRINTING CO @rivervalleyprintingco For all your printing needs; high quality giclee prints, stickers and pins catering to the tattoo community. PLEASE support our sponsors, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "HARP" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • 001: Chad Koeplinger & Jason Scott

    27/06/2018 Duration: 01h11min

    Tattoo artists Chad Koeplinger (@chadkoeplingertattoo) and Jason Scott (@jasonscott523) join the show to open the discussion of how social media has impacted tattooing. Also discussed is the topic of traveling and having real experiences vs. experiencing the world through the screen of your device. BOOKS CLOSED is hosted by Andrew Stortz (@andrewstortz) Video segments of this show can be seen on YOUTUBE THIS EPISODE'S SPONSORS: LUCKY SUPPLY @luckysupply High quality products that help you make high quality tattoos Use coupon code ARM10 to get 10% off the LUCKY SUPPLY PORTABLE ARM REST RIVER VALLEY PRINTING CO @rivervalleyprintingco For all your printing needs; high quality giclee prints, stickers and pins catering to the tattoo community. PLEASE support our sponsors, and let them know you heard about them on BOOKS CLOSED Theme music is "HARP" by SAKURA @fazekas.dani

  • Prologue

    23/06/2018 Duration: 02min

    This is a brief introduction of Books Closed host, Andrew Stortz. Future episodes will be conversations with various tattoo artists, discussing the impact of technology and the internet on tattooing. Theme music by Sakura (IG: @fazekas.dani) Follow Andrew @andrewstortz youtube.com/andrewstortztattoo booksclosed@gmail.com www.booksclosedpodcast.com

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