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, Daz Dillinger and Lil’ Flip feel that their legitimate business expenses should include money spent at strip clubs. TMZ spoke to a few of the rappers crusading for the “make it rain” tax deduction. Their pleas to Uncle Sam after the jump. Keep reading »
Sometimes I feel really bad for the shit that strippers have to deal with! A 16th birthday party filled with testosterone-laden horndogs is right on top of that list. Keep reading »
After a New York nightclub tried to justify its dancers getting the same “artistic” tax exemptions as ballerinas, New York’s highest court ruled this week that strip clubs will have to pay their state sales taxes (guess the lawmakers don’t see the artistry in stripping). This means the club’s cover charge and lap dances will be taxed. While New York isn’t giving a break to the pole-twirling ladies, Hollywood just can’t get enough of them! Olivia Wilde plays a sharp-tongued stripper who tries her hand at butter carving in the film “Butter,” Vanessa Hudgens will slip into lucite heels for her role as a stripper who escapes a serial killer in next month’s thriller “The Frozen Ground,” and Salma Hayek plays an exotic dancer for the third time in the recent French film “Americano.” Popular culture has a history of fascination with strippers, from tell-all books to R&B songs. So let’s take a look back at some of the most notable stripper moments in pop culture! Read more…
Strip clubs in the fair city of Houston, Texas, will soon be hit with an interesting new tax: a $5-per-visitor tax which will go towards paying for a backlog of the city’s 6,000 rape kits. The Houston City Council passed an ordinance on Wednesday which will require almost 30 gentleman’s clubs to fork over the funds, which will then be used to pay for analyzing DNA evidence collected from rape victims. Keep reading »
Charlie Sheen Problems: the actor is pissy that a stripper joint called Cheetahs bequeathed his name upon their VIP room, in which guests can eat sushi off nearly-naked women for $250 a pop. An outraged Sheen has threatened to sue the New York City “gentleman’s club” for — get this — damaging his reputation by bedecking the VIP room with grinning pictures of his face. Although the Charlie Sheen room has been party central for a year, Sheen’s lawyers just recently fired off a cease-and-desist letter claiming they used his name without his permission. The club’s owners relented, but not without rolling their eyes. Asked the owner, “How could sushi damage Charlie Sheen’s reputation?” Truer words have never been spoken. [NY Post]
Model Agyness Deyn may have just gotten her big acting break. Sure, she had a cameo in “Clash of the Titans,” but soon we’re going to get to see more of her on the big screen. A lot more. She’s landed the role of Flo, a “strong-minded stripper” in a remake of the the cult classic “Pusher.” Here is the first pic of Deyn rocking a red nipple tassel and trashy lingerie. It may not be the couture she’s used to, but she’s working it. Deyn is not the first to get on the pole for a role. Click through to see some more actresses who’ve played strippers. [Telegraph UK]
Romance?! Who wants romance?! Feh! Yuck! Pa-tooey! Bring on scantily-clad strippers in public bathrooms! All men need an ass grinding against their crotch after the appetizer — and not their girlfriend’s, silly, but a stranger. They need fresh poontang constantly! That’s just the way men are.
Axe, you’ve outdone yourself with this Spanish-language ad. The transcript for this train wreck — which aired in Argentina, a country that apparently has a holiday called Boyfriend’s Day — after the jump. Keep reading »