Saturday, May 29, 2010

Joe O' Connor - One Hardcore Deadhead


One of my awesome readers, Joe O' Connor, sent me some pictures of his Romero collection the other day and among those pictures was a shot of his Dawn of the Dead tattoo, which I just had to share with you guys. Check it out and here's what Joe had to say about his badass ink!


I love showing expression for things i'm a fan of, whether it be t-shirts (which are plenty, including a Dawn of the Dead & a Day of the Dead shirt), pins (which i have one for Day), or posters(which i have for Dawn). If I had the money, i'd have my arms sleeved in tattoos, especially film tattoos. I have 5 tattoos, three of which are dedicated to film, albeit one of the "films" is my production company's logo but with vampire fangs, the other two are straight up film ink - a Rocky Horror tattoo & a Dawn of the Dead tattoo. I got it in March of 2009, by my favorite tattooist and fellow Romero fan, Dennis La Rosa of Liquid Courage Tattoo in Omaha Nebraska. It took about an hour and a half (in between us watching Kingpin), and cost about $120. I chose green as it's my favorite color. I love my tattoo but it is not yet complete, as i'm planning on getting Night & Day as companion pieces.

Joe can be found over at Oduction Productions Midnight Time Warp and on his YouTube channel, where he has a series of videos documenting his journey to some of the filming locations of Dawn of the Dead.

Thanks, Joe!


More reader Romero tattoos have just come my way! Thanks to Chris Bennett for sending these over!

Karen Cooper

Zombified Romero!


Zach S. said...

there needs to be a paypal "donate" thing so we can send Joe a dollar to make these tattoo sleeves a reality.

If I'm immortalized as a zombie in that scene for coming up with this idea, then so be it...

oducerproducer said...

Thanks for the post!