My Life in Burlesque: The 12 Days of Hot Christmas

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On the twelfth day of Hot Christmas, my producer gave to me…

12 character shoes

Person in high heeled shoes.

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11 ideas for solos

Image: Greg Inda for The Kiss Kiss Cabaret

Image: Greg Inda for The Kiss Kiss Cabaret

10 tubes of fabric glue

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objectsandelements.com

9 boxes of sparklies

21stcenturyburlesque.com

21stcenturyburlesque.com

8 false eyelashes

shelookbook.com

shelookbook.com

7 garter belts

Cafemom.com

Cafemom.com

6 feather fans

Scary mannequin not included.  Image: fancyfeather.com

Scary mannequin not included.
Image: fancyfeather.com

5 pairs of fishnets!

Always spandex, because nylon loses its shape! Image: mypurchasesmaybequestinablebutmytransactionsarenot.com

Always spandex, because nylon loses its shape!
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4 safety thongs

Hey, not THAT kind of thong! Image: 3.bp.blogspot.com

Hey, not THAT kind of thong!
Image: 3.bp.blogspot.com

3 post-show drinks

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notempire.com

2 flattering photos

Image: Matthew Daniel Photography for Gorilla Tango Burlesque

Image: Matthew Daniel Photography for Gorilla Tango Burlesque

Image: Braden Nesin Photography for Gorilla Tango Burlesque

Image: Braden Nesin Photography for Gorilla Tango Burlesque

And a whole shitload of pasty tape!

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made-in-china.com

(So I never, ever run out and have to beg a piece off a fellow dancer.) (Especially when I’m only halfway finished with the job.) (Not that this has ever happened.)

HAVE A HAPPY, SEXY, GLITTERY HOLIDAY Y’ALL!

I’ll be performing with The Kiss Kiss Cabaret again in February — in the meantime, check me out December 19 at GTB’s Stockings and Garters: A Geek Girl Holiday Striptacular!

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Emma Glitterbomb is a burlesque dancer living in Chicago. Writer by day and vixen by night, she's a proud company member of Gorilla Tango Burlesque and has danced with Festival of Flesh, the Kiss Kiss Cabaret, the Underground Artists series, and the blues band Miss Jackie and the Sass. Emma trained under Michelle L'amour and Lady Ginger of Studio L'amour. Say bonjour at eglitterbomb(at)gmail(dot)com.
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