Nursing Home Sued for Hiring Strippers to Grind on Elderly Residents

A Long Island nursing home is facing a lawsuit from the son of one resident, who says the establishment placed his mother "in apprehension of imminent, offensive, physical harm" by hiring Chippendale's strippers to perform in the rec room. The plaintiff—who found out about the performance when he discovered a picture… » 4/08/14 6:30pm 4/08/14 6:30pm

Freida Pinto Works the Pole as a Stripper in the New Bruno Mars Video

Late yesterday, Bruno Mars released the new video for his track "Gorilla," which features the romantic and evocative lyrics, "you and me baby making love like gorillas." The clip features actor Luis Guzman as a strip club employee. And Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto plays a stripper. » 10/16/13 12:00pm 10/16/13 12:00pm

Alabama Republican Senator Claims He Is Being Stalked by Strippers

Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill is a conservative Christian who one time likened abortion to "destroying an eagle egg" while reintroducing a bill that would ban abortion at all stages. Since then, apparently, he has been stalked by exotic dancers. Is that a fitting punishment? I'm not sure. » 6/05/13 5:15pm 6/05/13 5:15pm

This Stripper Definitely Had a Worse Valentine's Day Than You

Feel better about your lack of Valentines and/or worse about humanity after reading this story from Allison, an exotic dancer who told us about a creepy customer who thought that because it was Valentine's Day — well, really, because Allison's a stripper — he had the right to repeatedly disrupt her workday. You see,… » 2/15/13 5:40pm 2/15/13 5:40pm

Court Rules That Lap Dances Aren't Dramatic and Artistic Enough for Tax…

The New York Court of Appeals in Albany upheld a lower court ruling that lap dances are not entitled to tax exemption because they're not, "dramatic or musical arts performances." Not dramatic? Really? Because there isn't a difference between "highbrow dance and lowbrow dance," in New York state law, this case could… » 10/24/12 10:05pm 10/24/12 10:05pm

Strip Clubs in Illinois Will Now Pay a New Tax to Help Fund Rape Crisis…

On Saturday, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law that will force strip clubs to pay an additional tax, which will in turn be used to fund programs aimed at preventing sexual assault as well as counseling sexual assault victims. The new tax is expected to haul in about $1 million a year for rape prevention programs,… » 8/19/12 3:00pm 8/19/12 3:00pm

'Magic Mike,' Junk in the Face and the Female Gaze

Magic Mike made a healthy $39.16 million this past weekend, a very tidy sum for a Soderbergh film with a production budget of only $7 million. Standing in line to enter a sold-out showing on Friday night, two things were overwhelmingly obvious: First, the audience was 99% female, and second, they were positively giddy » 7/02/12 3:30pm 7/02/12 3:30pm

Genius: Strip Club Tax Will Help Pay for Rape Kit Processing

Happening now in Houston: A new $5 "sin tax" on strip clubs — called a "pole tax" — is expected to generate over $1 million in revenue for the city, and the cash will be used to help the city process rape kits. According to ABC News, Houston has an estimated 4,000-6,000 rape kits that have remained untested because of… » 6/28/12 2:40pm 6/28/12 2:40pm

Florida Strip Clubs Ready Themselves for GOP Convention Crowd and Most…

This year's Republican National Committee Convention will be held in Tampa, Florida in August. And in case you didn't already fill in your Depressing Shit Bingo card: strip clubs — America's wang's undercarriage — are anticipating an influx of convention-related business, and are offering potential customers the… » 6/05/12 6:45pm 6/05/12 6:45pm