Before/after tattooed face


76 Responses to “Before/after tattooed face”

  1. andygates says:

    #6, I think you’re right! The bowtie adds a certain element of whimsy that lightens the whole piece, doesn’t it?

  2. Lobster says:

    I can confidently say if this fellow ever regrets anything he has done, he will NOT regret his tattoos.

  3. MichelleMcCormack says:

    If he ever wants a job it will have to be in theater, and more specifically the show cats. Talk about having limited opportunities.

  4. MichelleMcCormack says:

    #4 I never saw this :’) before, awesome. Actually looks better how you write it.

  5. Anonymous says:

    At least he knows that nobody will mess with him in prison.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Where’s my unicorn chaser?

  7. Anonymous says:

    he was pretty hot in the before pick,.. he looks like a totally different person in the after shot

  8. Takuan says:

    humph, so many unicorn tattoos out there, but nothing chaser-worthy.

  9. Red Leatherman says:

    a certain element of whimsy

    @ AndyGates, I have never in my entire live ever been able to use the word whimsy in a sentence. I am delighted that you were able to use it here.

  10. Hans Eisenbeis says:

    “Don’t touch my ears, or it’ll be the second-to-last thing you ever feel.”

  11. clueless in brooklyn says:

    no ear tats?

  12. Anonymous says:

    You know, whenever I heard the term asshat I never could form a good mental image to go along with it. Now I can. Thanks Michael

  13. Red Leatherman says:

    @ JJasper #32
    Its not so bad a song that your reference has now caused to be stuck in my head, but the visual of Campbell’s face that appears along with it that is beginning to mess things up.
    thank you
    thank you
    thank you so very fuckin much

  14. Kieran O'Neill says:

    Now interestingly, the last I checked, in the U.K. it is illegal for a tattoo parlour (and they all have to be government registered and regulated) to tattoo above the neck and below the wrists. The state of Connecticut too, it seems.

    It gets tricky of course – permanent makeup for instance has a very different social stigma to serious original (and hence unnatural looking) artwork.

  15. padster123 says:

    All fair enough – it’s his body.

    But you have to wonder about the mental state of someone who is prepared to frighten/disconcert/disgust/puzzle practically every person he will meet, for the rest of his life…

  16. Anonymous says:

    Who’s to say he’s not afflicted by BOTH?
    I can definitely see schizo written on this guy w/hallucinations and delusions.
    Psychopathy is a given. But maybe he’s psychotic as well.

  17. igpajo says:

    Definitely won’t be going into the Customer Service industry after prison.

  18. Anonymous says:

    Guys … that’s how I feel inside sometimes. :’(

  19. Snowpea says:

    He is only missing one thing: “Poor impulse control” across his forehead.

  20. Santa's Knee says:

    I love the hairloss after the tattooing…

  21. cinemajay says:

    So how much does it hurt to get a tatoo on your adam’s apple?

  22. GammaBlog says:

    Permanent polka-dot bow tie. That is just too precious.

  23. Angstrom says:

    Is it my imagination, or does he have a polka-dot bow tie tattooed on his neck ?

  24. bbonyx says:

    @ #9 – Yes, 88 is a white supremacist thing. H is the 8th letter of the alphabet, so 88 means HH, which means Heil Hitler.

    Is it just me, or does he have Herman Munster on the right side of his neck?

  25. Boba Fett Diop says:

    To be fair, once you’ve already got the goat horns tattooed next to your eye, it’s really an “in for a penny, in for a pound” kind of scenario.

  26. demidan says:

    “Dad, I want you to meet my new boyfriend”

  27. Takuan says:

    splendid disguise. No one will recognize him now.

  28. FoetusNail says:

    Probably the worst tattoos one is likely to see on such prominent display. I’m guessing he did it himself in the mirror.

  29. me3dia says:

    It looks like he has an ’88′ on his temple in the profile shot on Smoking Gun. Assuming it’s an Aryan thing and not just his favorite number, the fact that he’s turned his face black with ink is… ironic? even weirder? I don’t know.

  30. chasie says:

    I know it’s supposed to be a spider, but it looks like he’s got a snoopy nose!

  31. 13strong says:

    Ah, the rehabilitating experience of time spent in prison.

  32. Jackasimov says:

    #4 Snowpea, I love it. That phrase is forever etched in my mind since I read that book.

  33. bardfinn says:

    ME3DIA: This guy is definitely a white supremacist.

  34. Anonymous says:

    The ’88′ stands in for HH which is short for Heil Hitler.

  35. Jackasimov says:

    As soon as I start losing my hair that’s what I’m planning to do. Nothing says virile like a face full of lousy ink (and of course a pitbull tattooed on your neck that looks like it was drawn with a Magnadoodle).

    I can has parroll?

  36. Anonymous says:

    He’s going bald, so he’ll have some real estate opening up soon

  37. Anonymous says:

    File under “Psychosis, External Indicators of”..

  38. Anonymous says:

    Im heavily face tatted as well……..everyone has a choice and we gotta let them make it

  39. colonel gentleman says:

    Also different – hairline.

  40. Shhhhhh thems listening says:


    Shenanigans, I say! The tattoo in the right temporomandibular area is an inverse of the “new” tattoo. Nice try with the photoshops though. Maybe a collaborative effort over the interwebs would produce better results.

  41. indiie says:

    Fark had tons of fun with this one yesterday. My fave post (not mine):

    No ear tats?

    “So that every shriek of every child at seeing your hideousness will be yours to cherish, every babe that weeps at your approach, every woman who cries out: “Dear God, what is that thing?” will echo in your perfect ears.”

  42. Anonymous says:

    I bet you he hates his dad…

  43. Anonymous says:

    Damn what a waste, he was pretty hot before, and i like tats on a guy but he crossed the line!

  44. IronyElemental says:

    “Definitely won’t be going into the Customer Service industry after prison.”

    “Good morning, and welcome to Build-A-Bear!”

  45. sycorax says:

    @#63:”File under “Psychosis, External Indicators of”..”

    I think you mean psychopathy, not psychosis. Psychopathy is associated with antisocial and criminal behaviors; psychosis is generally just a symptom of a mental disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar mania where the patient suffers from hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, etc.

    Two very different things which are very commonly confused.

  46. Noelegy says:

    I have ink, but….geez. My first reaction to this was, “How sad. He wasn’t a bad-looking guy before.”

  47. Sludge says:

    Maybe if he worked as a Walmart Greeter there would be no more trampling-deaths?

  48. Noelegy says:

    I do like the Celtic knotwork, but I think I’d have applied it in a strictly below-the-neck fashion. Ah well, to each his own.

  49. fsck says:

    A better advert for avoiding crystal meth I have yet to see.

  50. Anonymous says:

    Looks like his birth year (’75) and IQ are the same number.

  51. MCM says:

    I’m pretty heavily tattooed, but even my tattoo artist said he wouldn’t tattoo my face because he thinks it’s too anti-social (not that I asked him too, it just came up in a conversation). Not that he’s the tattoo police or anything, if somebody wants it, it’s up to them, but they’ll just have to have a different artist do the work…

  52. The Resident Expert says:

    Is it me, or are his lips parted the exact same way?

  53. andyhavens says:

    @#16 Jackasimov, who said: “I can has parroll?”

    Dude. Duuuuuude. I now have to do an entire site devoted to (drum roll please)….


  54. sycorax says:

    I know it’s been said, but I really do think that the worst part about this is that before all the ink, he was an okay-looking guy. Good-looking, even, if he didn’t have any of the tattoos. Clean him up, gel his hair put him in a suit and tie–I could easily see him skulking about the grad student building of my university.

  55. Xopher says:

    “White Supremacist in Blackface”?

    As for him not being a bad-looking guy before…seems like an instance of appropriate content labeling to me.

  56. Rezpect says:

    WHAT A FOX! ;\

  57. Anonymous says:

    Ewww, I hate what he’s done with his hair.

  58. coldspell says:

    His neck seems to have shrunk.

  59. QueQueg72 says:


    All the better to mouth-breathe with.

  60. AJ says:

    wow, now thats an improvement. Quite scary really till you look at the tip of his nose and he looks like a teddy bear or puppy dog, I’d probably laugh at him, just before he put my face through the window. I wonder how many years he has inside left…

  61. Mojave says:

    #17 you win ONE internets!!

  62. padster123 says:

    I just noticed the little goatee bit on the tip of his chin! Was there a tat there that was just SO shit, he had to cover it up? How bad WAS it?

  63. Belac says:

    #19 wins the thread. “To the pain!”

  64. Anonymous says:

    oh dear lord all these comments have really brightened my day, made me laugh out loud, which im sure is NOT the reaction this chap was going for…

  65. Sludge says:

    Maybe he just got wasted one night and his fellow inmates found themselves with much time to kill and a handful of sharpies?

  66. gobo says:

    Is that a pitbull puppy on his neck in the “before” pic… and has he gained a special friend in the “after”?

  67. cycle23 says:

    I’m surprised by my own feeling that this is a really wonderful thing. I’d never tattoo myself, but I think if you are gonna go and do it, really GO AND DO IT.

  68. Toast says:

    He listened to too many G.G. Allin records.

  69. jjasper says:

    Unforgettable, that’s what you are
    Unforgettable though near or far
    Like a song of love that clings to me
    How the thought of you does things to me
    Never before has someone been more

    Unforgettable in every way…

  70. nehpetsE says:

    His neck didn’t shrink but his posture did get significantly worse. I wonder if he spends alot of time in hunched in front of a computer? (white supremacist chat rooms & gaming ?)

    He probably suffers from frequent neck tension headaches. If got some good chiropractic care+yoga he’d probably be in much better spirits.

    Wolfnose & bow tie combo is pure genius!!!

  71. technogeek says:

    Let me get this straight. You want to make it _easy_ for victims to pick you out in a line-up or identify you on camera, and you want to ensure you never get a date for the rest of your life? OK, we can do that…

  72. mongo says:

    But, Mooooom! I’VE BEEN TRYING TO GET A JOB!

    The bank wouldn’t even talk to me, just ’cause they they don’t like the way I look.

    I’m gonna sue!

  73. Anonymous says:

    I can’t figure out why, but for some reason I think he looks a little angry.

  74. Shelby Davis says:

    For some reason, all I can think of is Maugrim from that horrible BBC production of Narnia. The nose makes it.

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