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Open Thread

This Open Thread is Covered in Glitter

Five-year-olds and glitter are a dangerous combination. How many more days of winter break are there?

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Perspectives

My Life in Burlesque: The Art of the Quick Change

Quick changes: as burlesque performers, we all have them. At some point, during some show, you’re going to have to scramble out of tight elaborately-constructed garments and sparkly underthings, into other tight elaborately-constructed garments and sparkly underthings. While sweating. The trick is not avoiding the quick changes (because that’s impossible), but how you deal with […]

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is Seeing the Mermaids

*throws glitter*

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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide – Because We Are All Magical Unicorns

To say we are fond of unicorns around this joint is a bit of an understatement. 

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Perspectives

My Life in Burlesque: The 12 Days of Hot Christmas

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

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We try it!

We Try It: Making a Tinsel Wreath!

Whilst some people in the world were celebrating this thing called “Thanksgiving” (I hear it involves a lot of turkey and pie), this Brit was putting up Christmas decorations. To make things even better, the quest to find decorations in the depths of the house led to the discovery of hitherto unknown mountains of tinsel. […]

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Life

On First Solos and Slow Learning

My first real burlesque solo: three years in the making.

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Sex

Interview with Mona Darling, Author of Glitter: Real Stories from Real Women About Sexual Desire

No one’s sexual road looks the same; though, it can be said that there is a common thread that links us all: the desire to speak.

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Ladyguides

How To Easily Remove Glitter Nail Polish

Anyone who has tried to remove glitter nail polish knows how annoying and time-consuming it can be! Here’s the quick, easy way to do it:

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Ladyguides

Tips for the Cheap and/or Lazy

Do you have champagne and caviar tastes on a beer and chunk light tuna budget? Come with me.

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Style

An Ode to Nail Polish

In the last year, I have become one of many. I have begun to adore collecting little bottles full of bright colours and slathering them on the ends of my fingers. I adore choosing between those little bottles, between the glitter, the jellies, the creams.  That’s right; I have an addiction to nail polish. This […]

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is Filled with Glitter

It’s the weekend, so we’re out the door to the real world for a couple of days. Until we’re back on Monday, enjoy this open thread! As special inspiration, it’s double points until Sunday.

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Ladyguides

My Love Affair With Questionable Fashion

I have an ongoing love affair with questionable fashion. Now, when I say questionable, I don’t mean like giving it the side-eye, “What in the hell is that and why are you wearing it?” fashion where I make a condescending judgment call. I mean the stuff that makes my 9-5 work day outfits pale in […]

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Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

Reminder: We will be liveblogging the ESC (Eurovision Song Contest) finale tomorrow afternoon, so be sure to tune in at 3pm EST if you’d like to join in on the glitter-tastic fun.