Please welcome John Quinlan for Tattoo Tuesday
What was your first tattoo? Does it have meaning to you?
That is a great question Lea. It was a Notre Dame Fighting Irishman back in 1993. I had to go with all my
friends to Rhode Island to get it because tattooing was banned in Massachusetts back then. As far as
meaning, it did at the time because I am part Irish but it was covered up many moons ago and the rest is
Do you have any that you regret getting?
Each one had a deep meaning at the time it was put on so if I really had to say it would be a great big
NO, no regrets my beautiful friend.
Do you have any tattoos (hidden or something like that) that haven't been photographed?
No, pretty much all of me has been photographed at one time or another and all tattoos have been
included except for a few new nautical stars that I just got but they will be present in my shoot coming
up in a couple weeks.
Do you have more tats planned?
I really don’t know, I have 19 of them which include sleeve work and all over excluding my legs but
people tell me I wear them well. They say they define John Quinlan as the most tattooed male romance
cover model in the world today and I am cool with that.
Do you buy into tattoos being addictive once you start getting them?
Yes I do, if the artist does a real nice one to start then you are prone to going back to keep the
As far as the immediate future I will be one of the featured cover models at the RT Booklovers
Convention in Kansas City this May at the Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center. I will be there May 2-5 th.
Anybody that wants to meet me come down and hang out with me, maybe we will even do dinner,
What's something about yourself that most people don't know?
I am a type-A personality and live a militaristic type lifestyle but I do make time for fun with my
children…..I am human, ha ha ha!!!!!
If you were a superhero, what would your power be? Your weakness?
This is an easy question Lea, invisibility of course. Think of all the places I could go and sexy things I could
see without anybody knowing I was there! I am a superhero, I don’t have a weakness. Remember, this is
my ideal superhero and that doesn’t come as part of the package.
Bottle or can? Bottle
Chocolate or vanilla? Chocolate
Muscle car or motorcycle? Motorcycle
Morning person or night-owl? Morning person but if it is worth my while I will stay up, trust me
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