Insecurity, I hate you and I hate your ass face.
Q. Hi, I’m a big girl. Big as in 16 stone, which in pounds is about 224 pounds. I know a guy and we want to have sex but I am so worried that my stretch marks, which I have over the majority of my body, will put him off. I am also worried about the […]
Q. I’m recovering from some serious body-insecurity issues which had a bad impact on my sex life with my husband. We take care of ourselves (and help each other with that, occasionally), but we’re both wanting to get the sex back in. Unfortunately, I feel like my insides have shrunk and sex hurts a lot […]
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.
A few months ago, while he was underwhelming the rest of the world, Tom Hanks’ most recent character, fiftysomething college student/Julia Roberts-seducer Larry Crowne, sent me into a downward spiral. Maybe not a full-blown nervous breakdown, but certainly an unbecoming, hyperventilating, snot-and-tears meltdown. (To quote Ethan Hawke in one of my favourite films, “Do you […]