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Point #73: From the Editor – Kendra Jane Berndt

Kendra Jane Berndt Managing Editor of Content & Archives Change: it is the only thing that is certain in life (other than death and taxes). So why is it that change is so hard for so many? I am one […]

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Point #72: BPA Exhibit – Matte Erickson

Matte Erickson Alpha-Omega Body Piercing   “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree. ”


Point #71: Help Save Sailor Sid! – Paul King

Paul King Committee Chairperson & APP Treasurer Over Memorial Day Weekend, the Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M), with cooperation from the Association of Professional Piercer’s Body Piercing Archive (APP, BPA) launched

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Point #70: Christina Shull-Trends in the Industry


CHRISTINA SHULL Integrity Piercing When Alicia Silverstone starred in Aerosmith's “Cryin'” video, she was a young woman dealing with heartbreak by running away and getting her navel


Point #70: Announcement of Body Piercing Archive


Paul King Committee Chairperson and APP Treasurer Anyone who has sat in on one of my classes knows my passion for recovering and preserving our

Paul King preparing to pierce Alicia Silverstone’s navel in the Aerosmith
video “Cryin’”

Point #70: Evolution of Our Industry from a Piercer’s Perspective

by Luis Garcia Though it might not seem it to some, our industry is a fairly new one. One of the things I find so amazing about body piercing is

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Point #69: Informed Consent and the Body Modification Industry

By Kendra Jane Authors note: During research for this brief piece it became apparent that is not a topic that one can do justice to in


Point #66: Piercer Fights for Freedom of Creative Expression

By Victoria Voodoo

Editor’s Note: This article is reprinted from Obscure Magazine (September 2013).

Recently, while scrolling through Facebook, I crashed head-first into

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Point #65: A Client’s Guide to Jewelry Sizing

By James Weber Infinite Body Piercing

Editor’s note: This article was written with clients considering stretching in mind, and was reprinted with permission from

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Point #65: Changing Myself While Changing Others

By Jezebel Voulé TRX

What has been your favorite piercing moment? It is a question that has haunted me since the first time I was

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