Posts tagged "secret diary of a call girl"

The Real Life “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” Brooke Magnanti Wrote A Book About Sexonomics

In November 2009, Dr. Brooke Magnanti bravely outed herself as the “Belle du Jour,” a former sex worker whose blog Diary of a London Call Girl went on to become…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Billie Piper On “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” Sex Work And Feminism

“When I first started playing [Belle/Hannah], when I first read the script, I found it very hard to believe that those kind of women in that profession really [could be…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2011 - 10:20 am

Do You Harbor A Secret Fantasy Of Becoming An Escort?

Call girls: they’re talented writers! First there was Dr. Brooke Magnanti, whose identity only became known after her blog, Diary of a London Call Girl, became wildly famous and spawned…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

“Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” The Movie?

Be still, my heart: “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” might be a made into a movie! Actress Billie Piper told the U.K.’s Sun newspaper that the Showtime show will…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of February 22nd 2010

There is no messing with the ratings juggernaut known as the Olympics, which means that most shows are in rerun mode this week. But never fear—there are a few new,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 22, 2010 - 8:00 pm

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Secret For Good Sex

Last Friday, we asked you what top-secret tip makes your bedroom romps so amazing in exchange for the season one and two DVDs of Showtime’s “Secret Diary of A Call

Catherine Strawn | January 29, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Frisky Review: “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” Season 3

Secret Diary of a Call Girl” is back on the air tonight at 10 p.m. and lucky me, some angel at Showtime mailed The Frisky offices a screener…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Win This! “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” DVD Sets And Book

Some occupations seem so incomprehensible that we’d like to follow around the people who hold down those jobs to find out what their workdays really entail. Among those we’d like…

The Frisky | January 22, 2010 - 7:15 pm

“Secret Diary Of A Call Girl”‘s Billie Piper Interviews The Real Belle de Jour

“Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” star Billie Piper is about to get down and dirty with the real Belle de Jour, in a one-on-one interview. And obvi, nothing…

Simcha | January 20, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Quotable: Billie Piper Takes Her Work Home With Her

“It’s funny. When [my husband] Laurence and I go out into the countryside, I think a few of the older locals actually believe I’m a whore … They follow him…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Prostitution Is A Family Affair For “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” Blogger

Last weekend, the once-anonymous writer behind the Secret Diary Of A Call Girl books revealed her real identity. Now everyone in the world knows 34-year-old neurotoxicologist Dr. Brooke Magnanti penned…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2009 - 4:40 pm

A Code Of Conduct For Women Who Write About Their Lovers?

It’s pretty remarkable that after the success of the blog Diary of a London Call Girl, and its subsequent book deal and TV series, “Belle,” the writer behind it, managed…

Leonora Epstein | November 16, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Hooker Behind “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” Comes Clean!

For years, only six people knew the true identity of Belle, an anonymous call girl who wrote about her adventures in sex work at the blog Diary of a London

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Quick Pic: Call Girl Needs To Get Deflowered!

“Secret Diary Of A Call Girl” star Billie Piper looks more like a busted Billie Holiday with that bouquet in her hair, but we are excited our favorite whore is…

Simcha | April 29, 2009 - 4:15 pm

What’s The Craziest Thing You’ve Done To Win A Guy Back?

Last night on “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl,” Belle gave up the world’s oldest profession. Why would she quit her lucrative career so willingly? Was it the…

Simcha | March 9, 2009 - 5:30 pm

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For January 24-25th 2009


“Burn Notice” on USA at 9 am
“Miss America: Countdown to the Crown” on TLC from 9 am to 1 pm
“Unconventional Births” on Discovery Health at 10…

Annika Harris | January 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of January 6th 2009

Ximena Sarinana Mediocre
The Mexican actress is from cinematic royalty, but with this album she truly makes a name for herself. Like a Latina Fiona Apple, her album of…

Simcha | January 6, 2009 - 9:00 pm

The Happy Hooker?: Sex Work Is All The Rage

Months after the Spitzer scandal broke and call girls became the new black, Radar offers up the strange tale of a wannabe working girl in “Secrets of a Hipster Hooker.”…

Susannah Breslin | August 20, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Quickies!: Real Call Girls On The “Secret Diary Of A Call Girl”

Actual call girls discuss whether Showtime’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl is realistic. [Tango]
Tila Tequila will not do a third season of A Shot at Love. She will…

Annika Harris | August 8, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Sex On TV: Belle Du Jour Double Books

On Monday night’s third episode of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Belle had an overnight job with a client — who only seemed to want to sleep.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 2, 2008 - 6:00 pm