These days, tattoos are so common that not getting one almost makes you en vogue.
What once was the pride of pre-colonial Filipino warriors is now a few hours of work on the lower back of a half-buzzed sorority girl who happens to be feeling a little dangerous.
I guess it all depends on the color of that butterfly, girlfriend.
I've personally avoided the tribal armband. Instead, I've considered getting a teardrop for every Raiders fan I've verbally smoked over the years. But the human face can only handle so much crying; there are a lot of Raiders fans out there, unfortunately.
Von Miller's recent tattoo was interesting, to say the least. If you're going to throw down some Pac-Man references and mix it with some racial stereotypes, I guess you're the sort of cat who is hopeful about the future of laser removal. Of course, it's his body, and I've seen a lot worse. At least Miller didn't need to run his tattoo through spell check.
The good news is that Von gave us an idea for a weekly dose of fun. Let's call it our temporary tattoo of the week.
My first victim? Brian Xanders. The good news? These tats are only temporary and will wash off within a few weeks.
Like any good (or crappy) piece of art, I'll leave the interpretation of this work up to the viewer. This one shouldn't cost you too much mental jewelry, however.
TJ Johnson can be reached through telegraph, ESP, Spanish interpretor, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter if you want to see him mock "the man." He assumes you are following It’s All Over Fat Man on Facebook and Twitter, but if you are not, that’s nihilistic, man.