One Pasty At a Time: Strip, Strip Hooray

In less than a month, I will be stepping onto a freshly minted stage, (complete with a past that would give any historian an intellectual hard-on) and in front of friends, family, and strangers, to effectively take it off. [Editor’s note: Some stuff behind the cut not appropriate for all audiences, like your boss.]

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One Pasty At A Time: I Want To Break Free. The DIY Pasty Tutorial

Let’s be honest about why we are all here. We want pasties. (NSFW pics under the cut for, you know, pasties and boobies with pasties.)  Read More One Pasty At A Time: I Want To Break Free. The DIY Pasty Tutorial

One Pasty At A Time: High Fashion Is Where Her Money Goes

Oh damn y’all, I need a costume. [Editor’s note: some images may be slightly NSFW, depending on where your particular W is.] Read More One Pasty At A Time: High Fashion Is Where Her Money Goes

One Pasty At A Time: It’s Your Destiny, Child

Go with me out on a limb here: if you want to really wow them on stage as a burlesque performer, it’s best to go with the advice of the original queens. Drag queens. Read More One Pasty At A Time: It’s Your Destiny, Child

One Pasty At A Time: Ultimate Self-Confidence

Off the top of your head, what’s the most important thing a burlesque performer needs to have? It’s hard to narrow down. Costumes, makeup, a routine, music, eyelashes that don’t rip your skin off, pasties that don’t fall off, and always, always more of everything. Read More One Pasty At A Time: Ultimate Self-Confidence

One Pasty At A Time: Say My Name

What’s in a name? Well, if burlesque proves anything, it’s that stage names are intended to evoke everything about the type of performer you are. Read More One Pasty At A Time: Say My Name