Dita Von Teese has sued Macmillan Publishers for using her image on Patti O'Shea's In Twilight's Shadow novel. The paranormal romance novel about demon hunting features her face in close up shot. Her attorney said the burlesque queen had "built her name and her career on her unique appearance and personal attributes." Von Teese is also suing photo agency Fotosearch.com for selling her picture to the publisher.
In other news ...
The old Raymond’s Revue Bar, the UK’s first striptease bar, is up for sale through Davis Coffer Lyons. Founded in 1958, for the past couple of years it has been a nightclub – Sir Elton John and David Furnish held their wedding reception there.
Milwaukee gets a new burlesque troupe.
Dr. Sketchy's is "very dynamic because of the costumes and the models are usually dancers or performers and so they have very dynamic bodies."