Monday, January 5, 2009

All The News That's Fit To Strip

Deirdre Franklin, who performs as Little Darling, thinks it's no accident that her fellow burlesque dancers and pinup models feel a kinship with pit bulls.

“They're people who chose to be on the outside and do it their way, who are used to being the underdog,” she told the Associated Press. “They identify with the pitbull — they want to change the stereotype.”

With her Pinups for Pitbulls calendar she hopes to change that sterotype and raise more than $10,000 raised to support pit bull rescue.

In other news ...

Dita Von Teese finds Johnny Depp fascinating and maintains her image even when working out.

Christopher Plummer, oterhwise known as Captain Von Trapp, has fond memories of Lili St. Cyr.

Eartha Kitt passed away.

Jo Boobs interviews Dita Von Teese, in two parts.

The Washington City Paper gives a nod to The Candy Pitch and Bambi Galore.

For the last five years, Le Cirque Rouge -- a troupe of dancers, singers and musicians has worked to bring back old-time burlesque.

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