The Strip Club: A Hub of Genius and Mental Illness

I have always thought of the strip club scene as part of the underbelly of a city. The underbelly where all the creative, off kilter, devious, scandalous people congregate. I have always had a bit of a fascination with the secrecy vibes of the underbelly scene. Yes, the strip club is perhaps close by other... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk: Body Changes After Dancing

I actually started noticing some body changes about 1 year before I quit dancing. Specifically, less muscle tone. That was due to the lack of stage dancing.....which was due to lack of customers. Business dropped off dramatically around summer 2007, and never really recovered much, in the years after the Great Recession. Several big businesses... Continue Reading →

Stripclub DJs Are A Different Breed

During my dancing career, I got to know 5 DJs pretty well. And I'm convinced that the people who become strip club DJs, the men especially, are a different breed of person. Yes, strip club managers and bouncers are in a similar boat of course. It's such a strange subculture, that naturally attracts those that... Continue Reading →

5 Tips For Newbie Strippers

Be wary of the girls who immediately want to become BFFs with you. They probably have an ulterior motive that involves either a) robbing you blind b) getting you hooked on the same shit they're hooked on or c) both. Which brings me to my next one: ALWAYS ALWAYS LOCK YOUR SHIT UP. And do... Continue Reading →

Get Out of That Mindset!

Hey girl, I've been keeping an eye on my Twitter feed, and dancers and sex workers are freaking out. Understandably. Everything has come to a halt, and your money has dried up. What I'm also seeing, which I don't agree with AT ALL are so many girls saying things like, "I'm totally unemployable, I can't... Continue Reading →

Daddy Issues

Hello Captains, Oh, Daddy. I am so conflicted about this person that I share 50% of my DNA with. First off, my dad is a drunk. My mom was a drunk back in the day, and luckily for me and my sister, she got sober when we were pretty young. My dad didn't, so you... Continue Reading →

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