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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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G-Stringers

Editor’s note: Cleaning out my house after a recent move, I came across a box’s worth of old “Go Go Gazettes” I collected back in the ’90s when the old Atomic Books on Read Street carried this strip club trade … Continue reading

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Blaze Starr’s Wild Animal Acts

I’ve been reading Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America by Leslie Zemeckis, who also directed the hit documentary film of the same title. It’s an oral history of American Burlesque “as told by the performers who … Continue reading

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