Posts tagged "strip clubs"

Robot Hugs Breaks Down Our Cruddy Attitudes Toward Sex Workers

GOD I love Robot Hugs. Robot Hugs is the webcomic behind that amazing analysis of street harassment as a male attitude of ownership over public spaces and everything that exists in public spaces. One of their new strips addresses, well, strippers -- or, more specifically, why men have ugly attitudes toward sex worker…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 7, 2014

Four Women Busted For Strip Club Roofie/Blackmail Scheme

A heart surgeon, a hedge fund manager, a financial manager, and a lawyer walk into a bar ... But nope, this is not a joke: these four men have all been victims of a convoluted extortion plot. Usually when you read about someone being blackmailed with incriminating photos, it's a woman who is a victim…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2014

Girl Talk: My Boyfriend Goes To Strip Clubs (And I Don’t Care)

The other night, my boyfriend went home with a stripper, and I was totally cool with it. I've known about my boyfriend's strip club patronage since we first started dating. Visiting a clu…
By: Kristine Rose / January 24, 2014

True Story: I Was A Mediocre Midwestern Stripper

I went to a college that was funded with money from a nearby casino. Unsurprisingly, the biggest neighboring city has a population of 30,000 people and 10 fully-nude strip clubs for them to attend. Regardless of how expensive the drinks are and how off-putting both the strippers and clientele are (one guy told me he’d…
By: Gwendolyn Kansen / June 17, 2013

Some Rappers Think Making It Rain At Strip Clubs Should Be Tax Deductible

I just did my taxes last night and felt justified writing off my legitimate business expenses. Stuff like books I bought or taxis I took to and from work events. I'm very proud of how anal I am about saving every receipt. Apparently, a number of rappers such as The Game, Jim Jones, Bizzy Bone,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 6, 2013

The DOs & DON’Ts Of Taking Your Girlfriend To A Strip Club

Contrary to what guys might think, there are many women out there who are not opposed to going to strip clubs … under the appropriate circumstances. That time you got dragged to a strip club by your cokehead, college boyfriend and he made you stuff dollar bills in panties or that time your guy friend…
By: The Frisky / November 1, 2012

Kristen Stewart Got A Job Offer … From A Strip Club

"Doing this movie ... one shocking thing was to find how easy it is [to flaunt your sexuality]. Like, I went to a strip club with the director and the costume designer and it being an odd grouping of people going into a strip club in the middle of the afternoon, I was, like, straight-u…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 20, 2010

Quotable: Danielle Staub Explains Why She Threw Her BDay Party At Scores

"Scores is a comfort zone for me." —Danielle Staub on why she chose to throw her birthday party at a strip club. Remember when the former stripper acted all injured and shy before going to that pole-dancing lesson? Bish, please. [NY Post]…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 12, 2010

10 Things We Imagine Happened At Danielle Staub’s Strip Club Birthday Party

Last night, Danielle Staub of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" celebrated her 48th birthday at the plastic surgeon's office Scores strip club in New York City. As Danielle's maybe girlfriend, Lori Michaels, told Radar, "It's her party and she'll strip if she wants to." We haven't heard…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 11, 2010

Zac Efron Got His Girlfriend’s Permission Before Strip Club Trip

Dude, Zac Efron is whipped. Before a trip to a Flashdancers Gentlemen's Club in New York City, he got his girlfriend's permission. Last night Zac said on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that he called Vanessa Hudgens to tell her in advance he'd be hitting the strip club with his "High School Musical"…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2010

A Vegan Strip Club?

I am a recovered vegan. I gave up all animal by-products for four years in high school, so while I've since been converted back to the way of cheese, I do empathize with people who are disciplined enough to keep with it. Case in point, Johnny Diablo, who's been a vegan for 23 years and…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 7, 2010

Detroit Dude Runs Strip Club Out Of His Home

Boing Boing points us to a Metro Times story on Jay Thunderbolt, a six-foot-five, 45-year-old Detroit resident who operates a strip club out of his house. Thunderbolt was left facially disfigured after he was shot in the head by a stranger when he was 11. For much of his life, he…
By: Susannah Breslin / April 21, 2010

Iceland Bans All Strip Clubs

Iceland has passed a law to shut down all strip clubs, making it illegal for any business to profit from the nudity of its employees. Well, duh. It's cold up there. Actually, no: politician Kolbrun Halldorsdottir, who first proposed the law, said on Wednesday, "It is not acceptable that women, or people i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 27, 2010

10 Celebrity Strip Club Adventures

In kinda the sweetest gesture ever, in a backwards sort of way, Matt Damon reportedly brought a posse to the New York Hustler Club, including his wife, Luciana Bozán Barroso. Instead of getting a lap dance from an actual stripper, Matt was perfectly content getting down with the mother of his children. A witne…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 24, 2009

Do Men And Women Go To Strip Clubs For Different Reasons?

Do men and women go to strip clubs for different reasons? Tanya Gold, a Guardian scribe who went to London's Spearmint Rhino strip club and a Chippendales show, thinks so. She said the difference in the audiences was stark. At the Chippendales show, groups of women screamed delightedly at the strippers, clapping like…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2009

Quickies!: How Dare They Charge The Almighty Kanye West?

Kanye West has been charged with three misdemeanors for busting up a pap's camera at LAX airport. Why can't people just understand Kanye doesn't have to follow rules, not even when it comes to fashion? [Dlisted] Sean Combs finally explains the many forms of bitchazzness. And AIG makes the list. [Mediatakeout]…
By: Annika Harris / March 18, 2009

Mind Of Man: Why We Love Strippers

Before I reveal the secret reason men love strip clubs, I'd like to directly address all the "cool" and "open-minded" women out there who insist on accompanying their boyfriends and husbands to jiggle joints: stay home. I appreciate your enlightened attitude towards dude culture, and your bad girl enthusiasm, like when you whoop it u…
By: John DeVore / December 3, 2008

He Says/She Says: Usher’s “Love In This Club”

Usher is a five-time Grammy-winner, a partial owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a master of catchy songs and slick -- maybe too slick -- dance moves. My friend Geoff and I watch the video for his new song "Love In This Club" and try to figure out what's going on. Videos can be so…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 16, 2008