Posts tagged "stripping"

Don’t You Dare Take Your Clothes Off On Patti LaBelle’s Stage

“Did you know the devil is busy?”…

Megan Reynolds | September 21, 2015 - 10:40 am

“La Bare” Is Basically “Magic Mike: The Documentary” So Get Ready To Drool

We’ve got 15 months to go until “Magic Mike XXL” hits theaters, but the movie’s Big Dick Richie has something to whet your appetite in the meantime. Joe Manganiello —…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 22, 2014 - 11:30 am

Pole Dancing Robots Appear At Technology Trade Fair

Women in tech have got more to worry about than sexist attitudes and an abysmal dude-to-lady ratio: at a tech trade show in Germany on Sunday night, there were pole-dancing robots.

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Kathleen Hanna Explains The Origins Of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

This one’s an oldie but a goodie: Riot grrl hero and fellow Colonel Mustard fan Kathleen Hanna is the woman responsible (in small part, anyway) for the epic Nirvana song…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2013 - 10:00 am

Lusty Lady, San Francisco’s Employee-Owned Strip Club, Forced To Close

A rent hike has forced the Lusty Lady, an employee-owned co-ed strip club in San Francisco, to close its doors after 30+ years.  The Lusty Lady, which was featured…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2013 - 7:30 pm

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…

Gwendolyn Kansen | June 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

“Scandal” Needs More Columbus Short Stripping

“Josh Malina [who plays David Rosen] has left me messages that he’s a police detective and that he wants to question me. It’d scare the hell out of me. He…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

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…

Anonymous | April 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

World’s Best/Worst Mom Hired Strippers For Her Son’s 16th Birthday Party

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.

Jessica Wakeman | February 20, 2013 - 1:20 pm

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…

The Frisky | November 1, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Strippers In Pop Culture

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…

Pop Sugar | October 25, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Tampa Strip Club Hires Sarah Palin Lookalike Stripper For Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention is August 27 to 30 in Tampa, Florida, and that means the area’s 40 strip clubs are scrambling to get ready. Strip club owners say that…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2012 - 1:40 pm

New Low: Octomom Sued By Strip Club

Today in the world of Very, Very Serious Legal Battles: A strip club is trying to get an emergency injunction … to keep Octomom Nadya Suleman from stripping at a…

Newser | July 11, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Houston’s $5 “Pole Tax” Rubs Strip Clubs The Wrong Way (Ha, Ha)

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Lulu, The Plus Size Pole Dancer, Is My Spirit Animal

A spirit animal is supposed to be someone who encapsulates your essence, your soul, your very spirit. When I saw Lulu the Plus Size Pole Dancer, I knew I had…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2012 - 11:00 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2012 - 6:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2012 - 3:40 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2012 - 9:00 am

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,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2011 - 2:40 pm