A producer with a show on the Sundance Channel contacted this page yesterday. The show is called The Writers’ Room and the producer hoped I might be able to find him someone with a Sons of Anarchy tattoo.
“We need photos of real people who got real tattoos inspired by the show (with tattoos of the SOA logo or key characters from SOA). And, of course, we need those people comfortable signing ‘materials & appearance releases.’ We can’t just get a photo off Google. We gotta be in touch with the actual person and, or, tattoo artist.”
“Oh, I know they’re out there,” I replied.
“We’d pay the guy with the SOA tattoo, because we’d need his signed releases,” the producer added. “We don’t want them to contact us directly. We don’t want to get swamped. Can you help us out?”
“Sure,” I promised. “I like to make friends. I need friends. I go through the world armed only with my charm, my winning smile and a small revolver.”
The Writers’ Room
According to the show’s promotional materials:
“The Writers’ Room is Sundance Channel’s hit talk show celebrating today’s most successful dramas and sitcoms in this the ‘Third Golden Age’ of Television.
“Host Jim Rash, who won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Descendants and currently stars on NBC’s Community, leads revealing discussions with the showrunners, writers and acting talent of television’s best programs. Each episode of The Writers’ Room is dedicated to a single groundbreaking series. This half hour format allows the audience a never before seen window into the minds behind their favorite shows.”
The show is not, needless to say, Gangland. It’s not even on Discovery.
You Got An SOA Tattoo
If you have a Sons of Anarchy related tattoo including portraits of any character, any SOA indicia or flair or, best of all, a full SOA back piece you picked up in Terminal Island or the Q take a selfie and send it to [email protected] Include your legal name and contact information.
I promise I’ll get your photo to the producer and if he likes it you will get to appear on the show. The producers seem to be reasonable and generous. They just want to accurately portray your love for your favorite television program. You might even score some SOA souvenirs and become famous. Go for it. Swamp me.