Audience Swag: Ink Master Live Finale

Last night I headed down to New York City for the Ink Master live finale. I was apart of the audience as producers invited human canvases back to the show to cheer (or boo) on their artist, while watching the unveiling of the $100,000 dollar winner. My artist, Mark, was unfortunately not in the top final, but he was there.

So the girl who was seated to the right of me was not only batshit crazy with breath like a dragon on Sunday morning, but she was telling all about how Dave Navarro asked her to enjoy a romantic evening (having sex, I’m assuming) after the production of her particular episode. She had to be in her mid-40′s and dressed like a 20 year-old with a loud mouth and a bad dye job. Picture it. I love New Jersey, but they produce some real whackos. So after hearing about that for an hour before the show started, I- a huge Jane’s Addiction fan- saw Mr. Navarro walk out from behind the set. I was in the front row so I called him over and told him (again) how much I love the band and will be seeing them again soon. He is really a truly nice guy. Then I asked for a photo. The crazy lady took one for us and here it is, along with some other photos from the night.

Overall, being a small part of the Ink Master experience was one of the best of my life.

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Three of the horror episode crew!

Three of the horror episode crew!

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The set (I snuck this in)

The set (I snuck this in)

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Weee!

Weee!

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The winner, Steven Tefft- from my home state!

The winner, Steven Tefft- from my home state!

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Chris Nuñez, top Miami tattoo artist and Ink Master judge. Yum!

Chris Nuñez, top Miami tattoo artist and Ink Master judge. Yum!

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Oliver Peck, top artist from Texas and Ink Master judge

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