Dr. Friedman’s work in the press (selected articles/interviews):

Andrea Ciulac, “What to say if someone asks you to get a matching tattoo?,” Chicago Tribune, June 17, 2016

Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels, “Once ‘Subversive,’ Tattoos Hold Popular Appeal,” Vermont Edition, Vermont Public Radio, February 4, 2016

CBS This Morning, “Tattoo Art Now Hitting the Auction Block,” CBS, November 7, 2015

Josephine Livingstone, “What Your Tattoo Says About the World:
A new book dissects the meanings of tattoo cultures,” New Republic, November 5, 2015

Wim Brummelman, “Trudeau is de eerste premier met tatoeages, voor zover we weten,” NRC Handelsblad, November 4, 2015

Vanessa Bradford, “Is Canada’s new PM the only world leader with a tattoo?,” BBC News Magazine, October 21, 2015

Emily Manning, “Incredible Images of Tattoo Art from Around the World,” i-D/VICE, September 28, 2015

Dan Rodricks and Maureen Harvie, “The Art of the Tattoo,” Midday Friday, WYPR (Baltimore Public Radio), September 25, 2015

Nikhil Agarwal, “Three Indians Make It To Top 100 Tattoo Artists,” India Today and widely distributed through PTI (Press Trust of India), September 21, 2015

Thomas Vogel, “Taking Tattoo Culture to Heart,” Forest Park Review, September 15, 2015

Priscilla Frank, “15 Deep Thoughts On Why Tattoos Are The Most Eloquent Way To Speak Without Words,” Huffington Post, August 24, 2015

Rachel Lewis, “18 Awesome Sources for Your First (or Next!) Tattoo Inspo,” Brit & Co., August 13, 2015

Eve Kahn, “Tattoo History, Antique Typewriters and Letting Go at the Toledo Museum,” New York Times, May 21, 2015

CBS Sunday Morning, “Tattoos: Fine Art for the Masses,” CBS, February 8, 2015

Adam Ragusea, “The Pub, Episode 2: Paycheck journalism, the demise of History Detectives, and what makes good theme music,” Current, January 23, 2015

Ari Shapiro, “The American Origins Of The Not-So-Traditional Celtic Knot Tattoo,” All Things Considered, NPR, November 25, 2014

Ross Reynolds and Cameron Drews, “A Brief History of Taboos and Military Tattoos,” KUOW (Seattle Public Radio), May 13, 2014

Kirk Johnson, “Before Ink Dries on Army Rules, Soldiers Rush to Get Tattoos,” New York Times, April 30, 2014

John Rice, “Antarctic Tattoos: From Ice to Ink,” Forest Park Review, February 4, 2014

Ben Kesling, “As Army Tightens Rules on Tattoos, Soldiers Hit the Parlors,” Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2013

Matt Lodder, “Too Many Cooks,” Total Tattoo, no. 94 (2012). [Order the complete back issue #94 here or digitally here] TooManyCooks (pdf)

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Piet Levy, “Armed and dangerous,” Chicago Tribune Red Eye, March 28, 2005.


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