Monday, July 9, 2007

All the News That's Fit To Strip

The Daily Bulletin looks at how Dixie Evans went from precocious child performing at family functions to pin-up girl to "Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque" to grand dame of the Burlesque Hall of Fame. And in a separate piece the paper explores burlesque's Renaissance.

Dita Von Teese loves the word stripper.

Patti Lupone and Arthur Laurents kiss and make up so Patti can take on Gypsy's Mamma Rose.

The newest Pussycat Doll Kim Kardashian opens Washington D.C.'s nightclub Ibzia.

In London, cabaret clubs pop up on the heels of burlesque.

Another burlesque blog joins the Interwebs and kicks it off with a definition of burlyq.

The Miss Exotic World pageant is still earning buzz. And check out pix from Don Spiro.

In Washington D.C., the new restaurant Proof gives a nod to burlesque in the bathrooms.

One of my favorite bloggers is having hook problems. Any regular corset wearers have a solution?


Anonymous said...

I love coming here to catch up on all the burlesque news, thanks!

JordanBaker said...

The bit I left out is that when I got the dress off later that night, I realized that the hook was bent. So there's my new fashion tip--check your hooks twice so you don't waste 30 minutes trying to fasten a bum one.