Any Questions?

isthatthequestionI have a cold.
One of those ‘it’s already taken out two of my employees, I knew it would get me’ kind of colds; constant sneezing, watery eyes and a touch of grouchiness that’s left me ready for a nap. But the show must go on…

This piece of nipple jewelry- made by Chuck McDowell of Bravo! Body Jewelry sometime around 1994 for Jack Yount- was a custom 1/2″ question mark that came with a complimentary 1/2″ exclamation point. Jack was a regular fixture in the UK Tattoo Convention scene of the 1990s and loved wearing custom large gauge eye-catching jewelry that was sure to be noticed.




Shawn Porter has spent the majority of his life in the modification world. As a body modification archivist and documentarian, he has one of the most extensive collections of documents relating to the early American body modification community in existence. He edited the SPC website from 1995 to 2005, co-founded ModCon, was the host of ModCons 3.5 and 4, and created and hosted The Scarwars Project from 2004-2007. In 2011 Shawn launched Occult Vibrations, a blog devoted to traditional American tattoos with a focus on the occult and esoteric. He currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife Julia and their creepy pets Mr. Bailey Papers and L. RonBenet Ramsey.

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