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News

Years ago, I interviewed Lily Burana, a former exotic dancer who wrote a book about her “farewell tour” dancing at strip clubs across the country. Earlier this year, I interviewed her again, about her latest book, one in which she chronicles the difficulties she experienced when her Army officer husband was deployed to Iraq. Now,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

‘Tis the season! That’s right — Christmas. We all endure the holidays with that familiar combination of dread and enjoyment. So much to look forward to! There are the office parties, the family get-togethers, the decorations, and the gift exchanges. Everyone has their own unique holiday traditions. My favorite tradition is to spend the holidays… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I don’t mind being called [a stripper] because that is what I do, but I don’t understand why there is such a taboo attached to it. Basically what I do is like an actress that has nude scenes in a movie, it’s part of the role and its part of what my show is. It’s… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

And you thought all strippers were women. Think again! The dudes are no shrinking violets when it comes to climbing up ye olde stripper pole. At the World Pole Dancing Competition in Tokyo, men and women mounted the brass rail to show off their best barely clad aerial acrobatics. This was the first year… READ MORE »


Style

Someone should tell the craftsman who whittled the lil’ pole dancer on these 7″ wedges that stripper heels are usually made of clear plastic. But, hey, whatevs. The $175 price tag on eBay is a steal for such an, um, unique item. (Although we’re pretty sure falling off 7″ tall shoes will break your neck.)… READ MORE »


News

Deja Vu in Las Vegas has come up with an exotic idea for how to get people to their club. They’ve created a stripper mobile. Yes, really. It has glass walls and a pole in the back where one of the club’s best dancers performs as it drives through town. The truck makes its… READ MORE »


Celebs

Have you heard about Nicole Forrester? She’s a dancer at the hilariously named Tattletale club, where she says she began an acquaintance with Josh Duhamel that ended in a one-night stand. Nicole says the National Enquirer told her the story would be published whether she participated or not, and then gave her $20K, presumably as… READ MORE »


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The ’80s. Male strippers. What more could a girl ask for? Variety says director Tony Scott (“Top Gun,” “True Romance”) has signed on to direct a movie about Steve Banerjee, who created the male stripper phenomenon that is the Chippendales. Banerjee started out pumping gas and ended up the uber-wealthy head of the dudes-in-thongs phenomenon. READ MORE »


Style

While pinup girls make regular appearances on everything from jewelry to automobile mud flaps, we don’t see pinup guys, well, anywhere. Thankfully, tableware company Fishs Eddy has come up with a set of cheeky (har, har) glasses to fill the void. Featuring a pole dancer in butt-baring chaps, these 13.5 oz. cups are certainly one… READ MORE »


News

When 52-year-old Jo Ellen Nolan lost her job this year, she jumped right up and landed a new one—as an exotic dancer. I think that’s fantastic; I’m much younger than her, and I don’t consider my legs eligible for that kind of backup plan. Jo Ellen expected that the younger strippers at the club would… READ MORE »


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It’s OK to laugh because she got up, walked away, and posted the video on the internet.
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Love & Sex

Ah, Friday on the internet. A world of interspecial love and forbidden kitteh dances. On the less cute but no less hypnotizing front, the terminally cranky Copyranter brings us this unauthorized viral ad for Domestos house cleaner. Click play if you dare to find out what happens when you leave an older guy… READ MORE »


News

Oh, to have been a fly on the wall at the Detroit City Council meeting yesterday. DJs, strippers, and club owners descended on the council, begging to be left alone. See, Detroit’s city government is trying to put regulations on the adult entertainment industry and has proposed that dancers stay at least six feet away… READ MORE »


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For those fascinated with stripper-on-stripper violence, have we got a story for you. Well, technically, it’s stripper-on-cocktail waitress violence. Anyway, at Cabaret North, a topless club in Fort Worth, Texas, exotic dancer Kathleen Bennett got in an argument with waitress Jennifer McReynolds. As they exchanged words, a manager fired Bennett. A few minutes later,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Viva Las Vegas is a popular stripper based in Portland, Oregon. A preacher’s daughter, she was raised in the Midwest before she moved to the West, where she worked as a nude dancer for over a dozen years. Eventually, she wondered if it was time to retire. Last year, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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 they were… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Okay, publicist for SCORES a “gentleman’s club” in New York City. You won. I took your opportunistic press release bait. I called up Ed Norwick, the general manager of SCORES, to ask him what he, as a sort of stripping aficionado, thought of Miley Cyrus’ pole dance number at the Teen Choice Awards. Our chat,… READ MORE »


Celebs

You know it’s going to be a good day when you wake up to find a video of Channing Tatum stripping off his clothes. Of course, Channing Tatum stripping off his clothes in your bedroom would be better, but we take what we can in life, don’t we? Apparently, before he was famous and… READ MORE »


News

When I was sixteen, most of my friends were working retail jobs at the mall while I answered phones and sorted mail as a receptionist after school. Great spending money, but admittedly a snoozefest. But a loophole in Rhode Island law allows 16-year-old girls a different kind of job opportunity. “Lucky” ladies in RI under… READ MORE »


Celebs

According to Variety, peroxided songstress Christina Aguilera will be starring in her own version of “Showgirls”: “Burlesque.” Watch out “Striptease”! Aguilera will play an “ambitious small-town girl with a big voice who finds love, family and success in a Los Angeles neo-burlesque club that appears to be right out of Bob Fosse’s ‘Cabaret.'” That’s weird. READ MORE »