The Burlesque Bookshelf
Diaryyy of a London Showgirl
Burlesque Hall of Fame
New York Burlesque Festival
Toronto Burlesque Festival
Legends of Burlesque
Imogen Kelly’s Bad Girl’s Guide
Praise and Bios
Jimmy The Pickpocket
Olena “Photolena” Sullivan
Praise and Bios
Revealed: Transmissions from the Burlesque Underground
On City Winery: Doc Wassabassco’s Monday Night Burlesque, ...
By J.D. Oxblood City Winery is a big, fat, wooden room that would make a vacationing couple from Vermont feel very at home. High ceilings smattered with rotating fans, a pervasive blonde woodtone, and a ...
Jo Weldon’s School Outing
by B.P. Billy Friday night (April 24th) was graduation night for Jo Weldon’s New York School of Burlesque at the Slipper Room. Each and every one of the women who performed are stars and gave ...
On Having the Night Off (Dances of Vice ...
by J.D. Oxblood Our livery car driver has inexplicitly decided to roll all the way down Flatbush, which is like a Christmas Eve parking lot considering that it’s Saturday night in Park Slope. I’m wearing ...
On Duane Park After Dark (w/ Brian Newman)
by J.D. Oxblood We were so drunk off the feeling of great art—oh, and bourbon. Bourbon makes me feel drunk, too—that we decided to carry on and get our asses downtown to drop in on ...
On Burlesque, part 37, OR how to make ...
“Come on, let’s go downtown, Trixie and the Monkey are performing at the Slipper Room.” “No, no… I’m drunk, I don’t have a notebook with me, I don’t have my camera—“ “Let’s just go see ...
On “Last Call at the Starliner Lounge”
By J.D. Oxblood “I can promise you, if LAST CALL AT THE STARLINER LOUNGE isn’t one of the most original shows that you’ve ever seen, then I will eat a pack of cigarettes.” With an ...
On Holiday Parties (With Angie Pontani’s “This is ...
By J. D. Oxblood I may have previously indicated my distaste for the holiday season, but one factor that always piques my interest—and is especially true in the City to End All Cities—is the holiday ...
On the N.Y. School of Burlesque Student Showcase
By J. D. Oxblood Friday, December 5, at the Slipper Room. It was a cold night and the oglers were queued up outside the roller doors, waiting for the Slip to open up and ...
On “This is Burlesque”: Angie Pontani & Murry ...
Big thanks to Angie Pontani for her love. She must have liked our ridiculously thorough coverage of the burlesque festival, and invited us to come and see her show at Corio (Weekly, Thurs.-Sat.). And by ...
New York Burlesque Festival: Golden Pastie Awards
Chapter 3: Sunday, 9/21: The Golden Pastie Awards Show at SOB’s By J.D. Oxblood Needless to say (but I’m gonna say it anyway), I stayed up till 7 in the freaking morning with miscreants and ...
New York Burlesque Festival: Saturday Spectacular
Chapter 2: Saturday, 9/20: the Saturday Spectacular at Le Poisson Rouge By J.D. Oxblood Photos by T-Bone Caruthers, Willy G., and Jane Smith [***3 kisses indicate J.D.’s faves.] The crowd at the Saturday Spectacular was ...
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