My Life in Burlesque: The Dos and Don’ts of Attending a Show

MEMO

July 31, 2014

TO: All past, present and future burlesque show audience members

FROM: Your Friendly Neighborhood Glitterbomb

RE: Burlesque shows

Hi there!

First of all, I can speak for my fellow dancers, as well as our producers and our venue staff, when I say: we are glad you are here/have been here/are thinking of visiting! Seriously. Burlesque is like a bear crapping in the woods — if no one sees us, is it really burlesque? Except we smell nicer than bear crap. We photograph better too. Read More My Life in Burlesque: The Dos and Don’ts of Attending a Show

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Nerd Love Can Happen

There are many reasons why I love my husband. He is kind, funny, generous, and always great to be around. For the most part, he always puts others before himself (although there are some exceptions to that one). No matter how I’m feeling, he can usually make me feel if not 100% better, at least less thrown into an inescapable soul-crushing black hole.

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If you asked me to list my favorite TV shows of all time, Lost would hold one of the first two spots. It usually alternates with The West Wing for the top spot depending on my mood. Like everyone else who watched this show, I was truly obsessed. Read More Boob Tube Guru: How Lost Helped Me To Embrace My Nerdiness

“How Do I Start Having Sex Again?”

Q: My husband and I stopped having sex when I was going through a rough time (yeast infection + depression + recovering from trauma). I needed the break because it got to the point that I was feeling physically ill at just the thought of sex. Read More “How Do I Start Having Sex Again?”

Do You Reread Books?

The issue of rereading beloved books is yet another one that I didn’t realize was up for debate until I moved in with Mr. McD. He is firmly in the No Rereading camp, and once expressed confusion about why I choose to read certain books over and over when there are plenty of great books I’ve never read. Read More Do You Reread Books?