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My Life in Burlesque: The 12 Days of Hot Christmas

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

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21stcenturyburlesque.com

8 false eyelashes

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shelookbook.com

7 garter belts

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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!
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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 in Chicago. Writer by day and vixen by night, she's a proud company member of Gorilla Tango Burlesque and has danced with Beast Women, the Better Boobie Bureau, Festival of Flesh, the Kiss Kiss Cabaret, the comedy show Menage a Hah! 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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