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Back during the great Bald Move Crisis of 2016, I made this comment: http://forums.baldmove.com/discussion/comment/47026/#Comment_47026
As we all know, the guys hit their goal WELL before the end of the year… in fact, I think it might have been the very next day.
I’m a man of my word. I’m very proud to present the first and only (to the best of my knowledge) Bald Move tattoo!:
Yup, that’s a tattoo of Zombie Jim and Zombie A.Ron on my leg. Watching Dead was the show that originally got me hooked on Bald Move (way back in season 3), so when it came time to create a tattoo that paid tribute to our podcasting heroes, the decision to have it be TWD-themed was pretty easy to make.
My long-time tattoo artist and good friend Rob Sampson (of Patriot Tattoo in Spring Valley, CA) came up with this amazing design. If anyone’s interested, I posted a brief Imgur gallery of the design process with some sketches, etc: http://imgur.com/a/moXCF
Permanently honoring Bald Move was the least I could do in return for the countless hours of entertainment that Jim and A.Ron have provided me over the years; from podcasts to playthroughs, Bald Move has literally reshaped the way I view television, movies, gaming, and even the world in general.
Played a show at the Whisky in Hollywood. After our set as I was tearing down my gear, dude I had noticed watching towards the front of stage came up to me and told me he really dug my bass playing. Introduced himself as Ryan. I shook his hand and said “Right on, cool, thanks man!” and finished packing up (they run things very tight and really rush bands to get off stage).
It wasn’t until the ride back to San Diego that it dawned on me that the guy was Ryan Martinie, one of my fucking music idols. The reason I didn’t recognize him is because back then his band (Mudvayne) performed in costume / face paint, so I only had a very vague idea of what he actually looked like.
More mundane because of who the “celebrity” was than the actual encounter itself, I suppose. Verne Troyer was there that night too.