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Video of Rich Menet at the 2012 Philadelphia Tattoo Convention


The Infamous was at the 2012 Philadelphia Tattoo Convention working on our article about Rich Menet, the tattoo artist we featured in Issue 7. While we were there, we shot some video of him tattooing a “Liberty Belle” pin-up girl on his twin brother, Rob. After the jump, peep the video and read some more of Rich’s thought’s about the tattoo game.
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Bates’ Sand Factory: A Personal Hall of Fame


For more than ten years, Danish style-master BATES has spent thousands of hours secretly building up his own private hall of fame at a sand factory in Malmö, Sweden. In this edition of Ironlak Films Bates discusses his self-initiated project and shows off the collection of artwork.

Shot/Interview: Luke Shirlaw.
Cut: Selina Miles.

Check out Bates’ interview in the first issue of The Infamous here.

This Weekend: CreativeSite at the Gallery @5Pointz NYC


New Jersey aerosol artist and friend of The Infamous CreativeSite is having a solo exhibition show in Long Island City, Queens, this weekend at The Gallery@5PointzNYC. He will be featuring a selection of artwork and apparel on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Gallery@5PointzNYC is located at 45-46 Davis St., Long Island City, NY, 11101. Check it out. If you can’t, check out Shawn Mack, aka “Site” at to see what he’s working on. The flyer is here; the photos are after the jump.
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The Infamous Kickstarter Campaign – Work We Have Already Done

This is a cross-post from our Kickstarter campaign:

We know that many, if not most, people visiting this Kickstarter page may not be familiar with The Infamous magazine. And we also know that the people who have seen the magazine can’t get enough of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a “greatest hits” sample presentation of pages that have already been in The Infamous. Check it out and decide if this is the kind of thing you want to continue! And don’t forget to share, share, share.

The Infamous Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Infamous on Kickstarter

The Infamous has launched a Kickstarter campaign in a direct appeal to its readers and supporters. It’s already off to a great start. Thank you to those who have already donated, and those who are going to donate, and to all of the magazine’s supporters.

We know that if you are reading this you already have our back. What we need you to do now is to share the below Kickstarter video with your friends, family, and anybody else whose opinion you value. Put it on your Facebook, Twitter, send an email blast, send a text message, telegraph, carrier pigeon – we need your help to get the word out. Please. The readers and supporters are the only reason we have made it this far, but we still need your help. Watch the video and check out the Kickstarter page. You’ll see we have lots of quality rewards for donors.
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The Infamous Representing in the Pages of the SPD’s 47th Publication Design Annual


Recently, members of the SPD received their copies of the Society of Publication Designers 47th Publication Design Annual showcasing “The Best Magazine Design, Photography, Illustration, Infographics, and Digital” for 2011. The Infamous magazine was featured in the pages of this high-quality art tome as 2011 Society of Publication Designers Merit Award Winners.
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“Rubble Kings” – New York Gang Culture and the Rise of Hip-Hop


A friend of The Infamous is raising money to bring “Rubble Kings,” a documentary about New York City gang culture of the 1960s and ’70s, to the masses. The Rubble Kings team needs funds to pay the bills… something we are all too familiar with here at The Infamous. While the film is basically complete, “Rubble Kings” has lots of rare archival footage and dope music that needs to clear, and the money raised on Kickstarter will go towards making all of that legal.
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