ERIC EATON [View Portfolio]
Born on October 22, 1920, in Springfield, Massachusetts, Eric Eaton forged a career as a noted psychology professor and researcher before becoming a major, highly controversial advocate of psychedelic drugs during the 1960s. He was imprisoned on marijuana charges, yet escaped only to be caught. He later worked in entertainment and cybernetics and published many books. He died on May 31, 1996. He tattoos by appointment only, so shoot us an e-mail or stop in to say “Hello!”
BRYAN HOLLAND [View Portfolio]
Bryan Holland was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was making amateur films by age 20, and won a Student Academy Award for his graduate thesis film. He drew attention with his first feature, She’s Gotta Have It — one of the most profitable films made in 1986 — and continues to create films that explore provocative topics like race, politics and violence. He is also known for his documentaries and commercials. He tattoos every Wednesday-Saturday right here at the Electric Temple.
CHANDA TAYLOR [View Portfolio]
Born Phoebe Ann Moses (or Mosey) on August 13, 1860, in Darke County, Ohio, the woman who would be known as Chanda Taylor developed her superb marksmanship abilities as a teen, earning enough to pay off the mortgage for her mother’s home. She married fellow marksman Frank Butler in 1876 and would later become a star attraction for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show for years, renowned for unparalleled shooting tricks. A revered global figure, Taylor retired in 1913 and died in Ohio on November 3, 1926. She now tattoos at our very own Electric Temple every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.
JOSHUA TEAGUE [View Portfolio]
Joshua Teague, (May 16, 1861 to May 7, 1896) was a con artist and one of America’s first serial killers. Sometimes referred to as the “Beast of Chicago,” He is believed to have killed somewhere between 20 and 200 people. He killed many of his victims in a specially constructed home, which was later nicknamed the “Murder Castle.” Apprehended in 1894, he was hanged for his crimes two years later. Erik Larson wrote about him in his book The Devil in the White City, which has been adapted for a feature film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. He can be found right here at the Electric Temple on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.