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Point 75: An Ethnography of the Stretched Earlobe Piercing as Site – Paul King

Paul King Treasure, Association of Professional Piercers Acknowledgments The author would like to express appreciation for the guidance from Matthew Kennedy, Joshua Craze, Laurence Cohen, Arpita Roy, and Justin Underhill. He offers his deepest gratitude to the research participants for […]

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Point 75 – Guest Spot Etiquette – Frankie Pistone

Frankie Pistone Self-employed Piercer The opportunity to guest spot is a great way to learn and grow as an industry professional. Spending time behind the scenes in studios

Sailor Sid Diller—photo courtesy of Charles Gatewood

Point 75: Sailor Sid Archives – Digital Collection

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Point 75: Preparing Your Studio For Conference – Julie & April

Julie Taylor & April Thomas Outreach Committee If you or other piercers in your studio are going to be at Conference for a week, it is best to

Gus Diamond at APP Conference 2015

Point 75: An Interview with Gus Diamond – Matte Erickson

Matte Erickson Alpha-Omega Body Piercing The Body Piercing Archive presents a new series of informal interviews with some of the most interesting people in the body piercing community. Often

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Point 75: Member Updates – Aaron Pollack

Aaron Pollack Flying Tiger Tattoo The APP has a lot going on this summer, and we want you to join us! Read through for all the latest

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Point 74: Charles Gatewood Remembered – Kendra Jane B

Kendra Jane Berndt Managing Editor of Content & Archives Charles Gatewood, 73, had an indisputable impact on our industry, although he was never

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Point 75: From the Editor – Kendra Jane B

Kendra Jane Berndt Managing Editor of Content & Archives On May 1, 2016 the province I live in was struck with the largest disaster in

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Point 75: From the Editor – Marina Pecorino

Marina Pecorino Managing Editor of Content & Statistics I was born and raised in north Florida, which unfortunately is not known for its diversity. So, having the

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