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Watch Lauren Greenfield's Doc On Magic City, Legendary ATL Strip Club

Anyone who even has a cursory interest in Southern hip-hop culture knows that for decades, Atlanta’s Magic City “Adult Entertainment Nightclub” has been its fulcrum—so important in breaking and predicting hit records that superstars would rather service their tracks to its DJs than anyone at radio. » 7/10/15 11:31am 7/10/15 11:31am

I Was No Tourist: My Travels Through Tokyo's Sex Underworld

After Tokyo’s bubble economy burst, the Roppongi district—once an upmarket quarter with exclusive nightlife—became known for its massage parlors and sex clubs, largely staffed by foreigners. It was here that I found myself, one steamy August night, sitting in a darkened strip joint while the police knocked on the door. » 4/07/15 12:10pm 4/07/15 12:10pm

Don't Be an Idiot at the Strip Club: A Stripper's Guide 

It's your birthday, hurray! You're going to a strip club with a bunch of your lesbian friends, fun! You're bringing LIKE SIXTY GODDAMN PEOPLE and you want them all to act right, so you send out a long letter filled with well-intended but frequently wrong advice and thoughts on how strip-club-going squares with your… » 1/27/15 12:10pm 1/27/15 12:10pm

These Liquid Lapdance Pants Store Your Jizz, Prevent Unsightly Stains

Liquid Lapdance undergarments are "special pants" — "the best strip club invention since the pole" — that make lap dances feel "exactly like sex" for men. The founders are so confident that dudes will be satisfied with/in their product that they offer refunds to those who don't orgasm in their Liquid Lapdance lap… » 8/14/13 3:20pm 8/14/13 3:20pm

Pole Dancing Class for Kids Predictably Unnerves Anxious Adults

A fitness studio in British Columbia called Twisted Grip Dance and Fitness is offering some non-sexy pole dancing classes for children, which has caused less of a stir than you might imagine if only because studio owner Kristy Craig made an admirable effort to convince parents that in no way was she trying to recruit… » 9/09/12 5:00pm 9/09/12 5:00pm

Strip Club Hires Sarah Palin Lookalike Just in Time for Republican…

Hoping to capitalize on conservative men's possibly-lingering collective crush, a Tampa Bay strip club has hired a Sarah Palin lookalike to headline during the Republican National Convention in an attempt to draw in business. But this Faux-Palin just any exotic dancer — she's adult film star Lisa Ann, who played Sarah… » 7/23/12 3:50pm 7/23/12 3:50pm

'Angry Stripper' Files Lawsuit Against Newspaper That Fired Her

For awhile, Houston Chronicle society writer Sarah Tressler was leading a double life. A mild-mannered, buttoned up writer on rich useless people's activities by day, by night she took her clothes off for money and blogged about it under the pseudonym "The Angry Stripper." She was a little like Clark Kent and… » 5/15/12 12:10pm 5/15/12 12:10pm

Judge Rules that Taxing Texas Strip Clubs Doesn't Violate Free Speech…

Last month, we reported on the court battle over a law in Texas that requires strip clubs to pay a so-called "pole tax" of $5 per patron. Club owners claimed that since nude dancing is a form of expression, the tax violated their right to free speech and were refusing to pay up. This week, the Texas Supreme Court… » 8/27/11 6:25pm 8/27/11 6:25pm

Danielle Staub Quits Stripping, Seeks Professional Help

One day after photos of Danielle Staub working as a stripper at Scores hit the internet, the former Real Housewives of New Jersey star says she has backed out of her three-year deal with the gentlemen's club and is seeking treatment for psychological problems stemming from childhood sexual abuse—from Dr. Drew. Staub… » 5/19/11 3:50pm 5/19/11 3:50pm