Posts tagged "stripper"

Canadian Strip Club Doubles As Church

A gentleman’s club in Guelph, Ontario, is holding church services right on the stage next to the stripper pole.
The Manor, as the club is called, held services for the first time on Easter. Read more on Huffington Post…

Huffington Post Weird News / April 26, 2014

Student Says Professor Lowered Her Grades Because She’s A Stripper

An anonymous Portland State University student called “Red” alleges that her history professor lowered her grades after finding out she was a stripper. Red was relatively open about her career, she told a few people and even wrote about her experience for another class but when she told the wrong person her honesty backfired. Read

College Candy / April 24, 2014

True Story: I Worked As A High-End Stripper

“What do you feel about going topless?” he asked me over the phone. I hesitantly replied, “Well, I guess I’m okay with it. But will they be able to touch my boobs?” There was an awkward pause on the other end of the line. “Yes, but you’ll never have to do anything more. I promise.”…

Anonymous / April 2, 2013

Consider Your Bachelor Party A Fail If A Stripper Ruptures Your Bladder

I still don’t understand why bachelor/bachelorette parties need to involve strippers. Can’t everyone just go make pottery or something? Whatever. I guess that’s none of my concern. Here’s a story that will make you think twice about celebrating your last days of singledom with strippers. Back in November of 2012 2010, Philadelphia groom-to-be, Patrick Gallagher,…

Ami Angelowicz / October 5, 2012

For The Novice Stripper: Paper Nipple Tassles

You’d like to indulge your skanky side, but don’t even know where to begin, right? Enter paper nipple tassles, by artist Bert Gilbert, a London-based creative interested in taking paper arts to a whole new place. “More fun than you thought possible with paper,” he says. To which we reply: You underestimate our kinky paper…

Julie Gerstein / August 13, 2012

Joe Manganiello Got Gold All Up In His Crevices

“The fireman routine was in the script, the silhouette dance was in the script, but the one thing I said going into it was, “Guys, please, I’m up for these two classical sword-and-sandal pictures and I’m meeting with directors on them. Please don’t put me in a gladiator outfit, I don’t want to scare them…

Julie Gerstein / June 26, 2012

Beefcake Alert! 8 Male Celebs Who’ve Worked As Strippers

Las Vegas is the land of celebrity second acts. Some of them are seedier than others, like, say, taking your clothes off for drunk, howling bachelorettes. Joey Lawrence is the latest shameless celeb to add “stripper” to his resume: the 36-year-old will be joining the all-male stripper crew at Chippendales for a three-week engagement thi…

Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2012

Evening Quickies: Channing Tatum Never Enjoyed Stripping

Channing Tatum much prefers being a Hollywood leading man to a male stripper, thank you. In the latest issue of OUT magazine, he says stripping kinda sucked. “I never enjoyed the taking-the-clothes-off part,” Tatum said. “You are on a stage with people yelling at you, and you feel you’re a rock star, but you’re…

Jessica Wakeman / May 17, 2012

Reporter Fired For Stripping Files Gender Discrimination Complaint

This past March, the Houston Chronicle fired society reporter Sarah Tressler from her job after the city’s rival newspaper exposed her as a stripper. The Chronicle claimed it only fired Tressler because she did not reveal that job — not, say, because it actually had a problem that one of its reporters worked the pole…

Jessica Wakeman / May 14, 2012

Newspaper Fires Writer Sarah Tressler Because She Also Worked As A Stripper

A Texas newspaper has fired staff reporter Sarah Tressler after she was exposed — by a competing paper, natch — as a stripper. Tressler, who has a bachelor’s and master’s degree, worked as a society reporter for the Houston Chronicle and taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston. But for eight years,…

Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2012

Mayoral Candidate Gerardo Hernandez Gives A Great Excuse For Getting Caught With A Stripper

When New Mexico mayoral candidate Gerardo Hernandez found himself caught on tape getting a lap dance from a stripper in his private office, naturally, his first thought was that he had been set up. But then he second guessed himself, thinking, You’re not that important, who would set you up? Well, apparently, he is that

Ami Angelowicz / February 24, 2012

Dita Von Teese On The Difference Between Stripping And Burlesque

“More feather and rhinestones! Better lighting! Bigger production value! Striptease burlesque was invented in America, so it’s not any different. …  If you read anything Gypsy Rose Lee ever wrote, she liked being called a stripper. That word was used back then. I don’t really need any fancy terminology to describe what I do. I…

Jessica Wakeman / December 7, 2011

Javier Bardem Used To Take It All Off

“I did it as a joke, for some friends at first. But a guy in the bar we were in spotted me and hired me for the next day. I was so bad, I did it to ‘Leave Your Hat On’, and I had to get my mother and sister to cheer me on.”Javier

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2011

Dear Wendy: “I’m Ashamed Of My Stripper Past”

When I was a freshman in college, I made a really bad decision that has been on my conscience ever since. I was attending an expensive private school and I didn’t make enough at my part-time job to support the kind of lifestyle I wanted and that most of my wealthy peers lived. So for…

Wendy Atterberry / October 26, 2010

One-Legged Stripper Can Work The Pole Better Than You

I don’t watch “Maury,” so I missed this remarkable video when it aired, but if you can work the pole better than Lil’ Mama, aka Amber, who likely has one less leg than you, seeing as she only has one, and you probably have two, I’d like to see it. According to the…

Susannah Breslin / June 16, 2010

Sarah Palin Strip-A-Like Contest Gets Dudes More Riled Up Than Glenn Beck

Earlier this month, the Admiral Theater in Chicago hosted a contest to decide who is the best stripper version of Sarah Palin — and there was more hooting and hollering than at a Tea Party Rally! Stars and stripes and baby oil forever! [Dangerous Minds]…

Simcha / May 21, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Stripper Sues Club For Unpaid Wages, Claims “Exploitation”

Exotic dancer Quansa Thompson is suing her former employer, a D.C. strip club called The House, for unpaid wages under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Thompson says the club only paid dancers $20 per day and they are allowed to keep whatever was left of their tips after giving the DJ and bartender a…

Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2010

Martha Stewart Knows How To Work A Pole

Oh Martha. Martha, Martha, Martha. We didn’t know you had it in you. The prim and proper talk show hostess with the mostess invited S Factor striptease instructor, Sheila Kelley, on her show yesterday and had the nerve to take to the poll pole [Sorry folks. Early morning. Sigh. — Editor] herself. There’s video after…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 20, 2010

RIP, Poledancing. Cause Of Death? Miley Cyrus At The Teen Choice Awards

Ladies and gentlemen, we gather here today to remember our dear friend pole dancing.

Beloved by frat boys, horny old men, and starlets in desperate need of attention, pole dancing may have enjoyed decades more of life had not Miley Cyrus pole-danced at the Teen Choice Awards last night.

Jessica Wakeman / August 11, 2009

Stripper Kicks Man In The Head. Plus, Other XXX Lawsuits.

There’s a reason men are not allowed to touch strippers. Florida resident Michael Ireland was promptly (and rightfully) kicked in the head after forcefully slapping the butt of stripper Sakeena Shageer, aka “Suki,” at Cheetah nightclub in West Palm Beach last September. Ireland is now suing the club—he says the kick broke some bones and…

Daniela Guernica / June 5, 2009