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John Waters’s Favorite Stripper: Lady Zorro

The Butch Local Girl Who Looked Like Victor Mature By Burlesque Babes (burlesquebabes.wordpress.com, 2/26/2015) Her real name was Sheila Alberta Bowater. Get by with a little help from my friends… A reader kindly posted a helpful comment to my original … Continue reading

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Bosley’s Neon Magazine

(What Weekly, 8/25/2011) Bosley (the artist formerly known as Tommy Tucker) just released a remarkable new video for Neon Magazine, first single from his forthcoming album, Honey Pig. The CD release show will be this Saturday, August 27th, at the … Continue reading

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Blaze Starr recalls burlesque era in new film

Once the Queen of Baltimore burlesque, Fannie Belle Fleming — better known as Blaze Starr — has been living the quiet life in rural West Virginia for more than 30 years now, far away from the blinking neon signs, barkers and strippers of The Block. Continue reading

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Liz Renay obit

LIZ RENAY, 80 Actress, artist, stripper (Baltimore Sun, January 29, 2007) Liz Renay, a stripper and cult movie actress whose real life included roles as a gangster’s moll, prison inmate, author and artist, died Jan. 22 in Las Vegas from … Continue reading

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