The tattoos marbling Patrick Shannon's arms offer glimpses of his past. The one with Bugs Bunny banging on a drum is emblematic, he says, of his postadolescent years in a speed-metal band. The one with the words Semper Fidelis illustrates his stint in the U.S. Marine Corps. The one with American and Irish flags juxtaposed on his upper arm acts as a reminder of his late grandmother. After her death, Shannon says, "I felt very Irish. I felt like I was... More >>>