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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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The burlesque performers who defy convention

The burlesque performers who defy convention | Herstory | Scoop.it
For Satan's Angel and Big Fannie Annie - legendary performers in the world of burlesque - age is no barrier

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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Original early 1930s view of the lovely Burlesque showgirl and later Hollywood star Marion Martin

Original early 1930s view of the lovely Burlesque showgirl and later Hollywood star Marion Martin | Herstory | Scoop.it
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“ “ Original early 1930s view of the lovely Burlesque showgirl and later Hollywood star Marion Martin. The utterly gorgeous Martin plays off her hard luck origin story (she, like...
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Lili St Cyr: The Anatomic Bomb of Burlesque

Lili St Cyr: The Anatomic Bomb of Burlesque | Herstory | Scoop.it
Lili St Cyr was one of the most famous Burlesque performers along with Gypsy Rose Lee and Ann Corio. These three woman were among the most legendary strippers of all time. She also performed a stri...
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From Bloomers to G-Strings: A History of Burlesque Underwear

From Bloomers to G-Strings: A History of Burlesque Underwear | Herstory | Scoop.it

As a burlesque performer or even an enthusiast you may have seen the old photos of Bettie Page in the “Guide for Strip-Teasers.” It was published in 1953 as a guide to show how much a stripper could reveal depending on what US. State she was in. Burlesque has changed a lot since 1953, most especially the underwear! Let’s take a journey through the ages from the beginnings of burlesque onwards, as a whole, to see how the last few layers of a showgirls costume have changed.


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A brief history of women's underwear that focuses on Burleque dancers and dancing for male pleasure. This history really focuses on underwear starting in the 1920s but has some key point on what changes from generation to generation. Though this focuses on stage performances, this article has value because what is on stage or in the limelight generally has a hand in the popularity of a piece;.

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The History of Burlesque

The History of Burlesque | Herstory | Scoop.it
"For too long these burlesque girls have been held down on the low rung of the entertainment ladder . . . but no more" declared Dixie Evans, the former Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque.

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Misty Monaco (Miss X)

Misty Monaco (Miss X) | Herstory | Scoop.it

Wearing a black mask, Misty also performed as “Miss X”.  She was managed by Eddie Suez, of the Philadelphia Suez Rothbard Office, whose logo can be seen at the bottom right of the photo.

 

This photo was personalized to Louise, who was the mother of popular burlesque comic and emcee, Bucky Conrad.

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Back In The Day

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NFL Jets 1969 Superbowl winning quarterback , Joe ( Willie ) Nameth sitting at the table beneath a dancer workin' it hard. Note the couples at this club ~ which rather mocks the "women today like to go to see women strip" as a new concept.


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Legendary dancer Juanita Boisseau who starred at Harlem's notorious Cotton Club has died at the age of 100

Legendary dancer Juanita Boisseau who starred at Harlem's notorious Cotton Club has died at the age of 100 | Herstory | Scoop.it

One of the original dancers at a world famous jazz club in which some of the biggest names in music have performed has died.

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A Slip of a Girl: Padlock Panties

A Slip of a Girl: Padlock Panties | Herstory | Scoop.it

It's Lili St. Cyr posing in Modern Man, August 1956, wearing panties which likely are the opposite of a chastity belt. *wink*

 

[Reminds me of today's political landscape.]


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