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Keeping The 1980s Alive With Short Circuit Tattoos

Keeping The 1980s Alive With Short Circuit Tattoos

Tattoo Ideas2 min Read

Johnny 5 lives on in our hearts and in some really sweet Short Circuit tattoos


Either way, the movie was a trip back to a simpler time when 500 megs seemed like a plausible amount of memory to run a completely sentient piece of artificial intelligence. The film is incredibly dated, but is very much a nice wayback machine to the 1980s. This was a time when racism in film was much more tolerated, as the main character of Ben is portrayed by a very white Fisher Stevens in brownface.

Don’t these Short Circuit tattoos just make you want to rewatch two mediocre comedies from the ‘80s? We say go for it. There’s much worse (and more racist) fare out there, such as C. Thomas Howell’s turn in blackface in 1986’s Soul Man – something we wish there were tattoos of so we could write an article about it.


Servo Jefferson
Written byServo Jefferson

servo is a writer based in the tri-state area, though he is unsure what the third state actually is. when not writing about tattoos, servo runs a small record label, goes on countless tours and adventures, and enjoys putting together Japanese model kits of robots. the texture of Styrofoam makes him want to vomit.

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