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On Point Fan Tattoos - Picture Gallery

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We put out a call for pictures of tattoos from our fans, to coincide with our show on literary tats. The show has become an all-time online favorite. Here's a selection:

Posted by David L., from "Where the Wild Things Are." He says on Facebook it represents the "mischievous Max in me. The tattoo took 22 hours and has been worth it."
Posted by David L., from "Where the Wild Things Are." He says on Facebook it represents the "mischievous Max in me. The tattoo took 22 hours and has been worth it."
Posted by Vermont tattoo artist Lila R., from a Robert Frost poem.
Posted by Vermont tattoo artist Lila R., from a Robert Frost poem.
Posted by Ian. W., a line from T.S. Eliot.
Posted by Ian. W., a line from T.S. Eliot.
Posted by Justin L. — inspired by William Burroughs/Laurie Anderson.
Posted by Justin L. — inspired by William Burroughs/Laurie Anderson.
Postd by Jeannie P., inspired by "Lost Generation" writer Harry Crosby, who founded the influential Black Sun Press.
Postd by Jeannie P., inspired by "Lost Generation" writer Harry Crosby, who founded the influential Black Sun Press.
Posted by Christine G. She says on Facebook, "The Chinese character for "Wealth" - my attempt to increase my income in this economy! :-)"
Posted by Christine G. She says on Facebook, "The Chinese character for "Wealth" - my attempt to increase my income in this economy! :-)"
Posted by Angela B., a lyric from the MuteMath song "Control."
Posted by Angela B., a lyric from the MuteMath song "Control."
Posted by Kim T.
Posted by Kim T.
Posted by Laura P. She says on Facebook that it's from the 4th century BC Greek dramatist Menander, and literally translated it says, "Time is the healer of all necessary evils," or with contemporary liberty, "Time heals all wounds."
Posted by Laura P. She says on Facebook that it's from the 4th century BC Greek dramatist Menander, and literally translated it says, "Time is the healer of all necessary evils," or with contemporary liberty, "Time heals all wounds."
Posted by Marianna H., in tribute to musician U. Utah Phillips.
Posted by Marianna H., in tribute to musician U. Utah Phillips.
Posted by Melanie M, inspired by Paulo Coehlo's novel "The Alchemist."
Posted by Melanie M, inspired by Paulo Coehlo's novel "The Alchemist."
Posted by Vermont tattoo artist Lila R., "If you wish for peace, prepare for war."
Posted by Vermont tattoo artist Lila R., "If you wish for peace, prepare for war."

This program aired on October 12, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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