#BornThisDay: Entertainer, Sophie Tucker

January 13, 1887- Sophie Tucker: “From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.” For a full decade, from 2002-2012, I supervised & babysat a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Gypsy Rose Lee

January 9, 1911- Gypsy Rose Lee My friends who care about such a thing understand that Gypsy is my favorite musical. I consider it a near perfect piece of theatre. I actually consider Gypsy to be the highest of human ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Puppeteer, Wayland Flowers

November 26, 1939- Wayland Flowers: “Madame uses some dirty words. & there are complaints from time to time, but for the most part audiences aren't offended because Madame doesn't use the words for their actual meaning.” In no small way, I am horrified by ... See the Rest

Violet Chachki’s Burlesque Tour “Kiss & Tell” Is Coming!!!

Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 7 winner Violet Chachki has been super busy ... See the Rest

#RIP: Legendary Burlesque Performer, Blaze Starr

Blaze Starr, the ... See the Rest

Flashback 1937: Gypsy Rose Lee

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Cute Gay Boy Kills Burlesque

http://youtu.be/1JgH5AjVxGo OMG. How many times have I watched this cute boy tear up Burlesque? Too many to qualify me as sane. Living for the hands on the boobs dress. Feeling. It. ... See the Rest

Retro Snap!

At first I thought these two Halloween floozies were Gena Rowlands and Angela Lansbury (who was maybe in a k-hole). Turns out, it's burlesque queen Jennie Lee (left) and another ... See the Rest