Posts Tagged: burlesque

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Japanese bookseller Kinokuniya Co. plans on increasing the number of direct purchases made from publishers to avoid wholesalers’ markups. The store previously bought most of the stock of Murakami’s latest essay collection to compete against online sales. Burlesque dancers danced outside a Barnes & Noble Bookstore on the Upper West Side of Manhattan after the […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Pussy Noir

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Jason Barnes talks about performing burlesque, genderfuck fashion, naked contortionists, and “being above gender” as his alter ego Pussy Noir.

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RECESSION SEX WORKERS #11: Angela Eve’s Bohemian Hustle

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Angela Eve and I work together at a topless joint on Bourbon Street. We spoke in the locker room while she brushed her hair and I applied gloppy eyelash glue. Angela Eve’s the hardest working stripper at Rick’s. She lures convention goers and Saints fans from their seats with the ease of a seasoned pro […]

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Lily Burana’s Been Busy

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Back in April The Rumpus interviewed Lily Burana. Since then she has been busy promoting her recent memoir I Love A Man In Uniform with a book tour that stopped in several US cities and military installations (although not West Point, where her reading was canceled for dubious reasons). Burana has also: -been interviewed on […]

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Coming Soon: Sex Galaxy

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What do you get when you splice together burlesque queens, 50’s sci-fi, and other bits of film that were never properly copyrighted? You get the first blue/green film–green because it’s made from recycled film and blue because, well…

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