Posts tagged "brothels"

Visit A Brothel Without Ever Setting Foot In One

Photographer Marc McAndrews spent five years photographing 33 of Nevada’s brothels, which are featured in the book Nevada Rose: Inside the American Brothel.  McAndrews says the project started with curiosity…

Ami Angelowicz | January 23, 2013 - 9:40 am

What Not To Say To A Madam

It’s not every day you come across a bona fide madam.

But Susan Austin is exactly that. She resurrected The World Famous Mustang Ranch, the first and oldest legal…

Asylum | June 20, 2010 - 6:30 pm

In 2010, Bordello Chic Is The New Home Decor Trend

The LA Times takes a closer look at “bordello chic,” the latest trend in interior design that is sexing up businesses and nightclubs on the Left Coast. At club Voyeur,…

Susannah Breslin | January 5, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Want A Discount At The Brothel? Bike There!

When you think of environmental consciousness, your probably flashes to organic-food eating, composting, solar-energy-loving people. Not whore houses. But a Berlin brothel owner is hoping to make an impact by…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Cash-Strapped Olympian Opens A Brothel

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Logan Campbell, a cash-strapped Olympic hopeful, recently opened a gentlemen’s club in New Zealand so he could raise money and continue the intensive training that…

Catherine Strawn | July 13, 2009 - 3:50 pm

The World’s Tiniest Brothel

Leanne Eisen is a Toronto-based artist who creates dollhouse scenes that depict the human condition. One of her most intriguing photo-based series is “Play,” for which Eisen built miniature replicas…

Susannah Breslin | March 20, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Amsterdam Is Ridding Itself Of Sin

Amsterdam, known by many for its drugs and its brothels, is trying to clean up its image. The city council’s finance chief has a vision of people walking through Amsterdam’s…

Catherine Strawn | December 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Brothel Business, A Risque Running Outfit, And A Bachelorette Breakup

Even brothels are seeing a decrease in business due to the economic recession. [LA Times]
A 27-year-old man from Great Britain ran the New York Marathon on Sunday wearing a…

Catherine Strawn | November 4, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Prostitution: To Legalize Or Not?

After last week’s post about proposed legislation in San Francisco that would decriminalize prostitution and our poll that indicated that 73% of you not only supported decriminalization but legalization as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: A Blow Up Bra, Brothels, And Sexual Violence

A long time ago, an inflatable bra that a woman wore on an airplane popped as they went over the Andes Mountains. They had to make stop and she was…

Catherine Strawn | June 30, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Wednesday Quickies!

A documentary covering Heidi Fleiss’s attempt to open a legal all-male brothel for women in Nevada premiere’s July 21 on HBO. [W]
A 15-year-old in Canton, OH (where I grew…

Catherine Strawn | June 25, 2008 - 9:00 pm

The Last Of The Bordellos

The oldest bordello in Hamburg, Germany, is closing this April, but it isn’t the customers who frequented Hotel Luxor who are at a loss. No, it’s the four remaining prostitutes.

Catherine Strawn | March 17, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: DNA Dating, A Month-Long Sex Quest, Art In Paris, And A Canadian Co-Op

Dating site has users send in a sample of their DNA so that matches can be made based on immune system genes, along with the usual personality preferences. “Nature…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: A Defective Sex Doll, A Matthew McConaughey Movie, And A Free Brothel

A sex shop in Transylvania was fined $1,200 after a man complained that the sex doll he bought there deflated too quickly. They also had to provide him with a…

Catherine Strawn | February 4, 2008 - 12:45 pm

The Daily Squeeze: A Brothel Sticker, Dinosaur Sex, And A Cautionary Tale

The Design Museum will feature this sticker in its “Designs of the Year” show. Print a copy and tape it to your door so the neighbors won’t have any questions…

Catherine Strawn | January 15, 2008 - 3:50 pm

The Daily Squeeze: A Wife In A Brothel, A Man In A Wedding Dress, And A Reason For Divorce

A Polish man stopped by his local brothel only to find his wife working there. There goes that 14-year marriage. [Reuters]
More men than women (22 percent vs. 11 percent)…

Catherine Strawn | January 10, 2008 - 3:00 pm