Just for Fun: A Jennie Lee puzzle for you!
With people having a little (or a lot of) extra time on their hands, we thought you might enjoy playing with this online puzzle featuring BHoF founder Jennie Lee (and a friend) frolicking on the world-famous Hollywood sign.
Performance Archetypes: The Half-and-Half
While I’ve yet to find conclusive proof of its origin, the Half-and-Half—in which a solo performer utilizes clever, vertically divided costuming and skillful choreography to create the illusion of a duet—has long been a staple of classic burlesque performance. Most commonly associated with dichotomous male/female numbers (like Zorita’s racy “Bride & Groom,” top),
Miss Nude Universe 1975, Tiffany Carter began her Burlesque career at the infamous Pink Pussycat in Hollywood, California. An active, in-demand entertainer with Sparky Blaine’s American Showgirl agency, Tiffany toured the U.S., Canada, and Japan from the late 1960s through the 1980s. Throughout her 20+ years in Burlesque, she has
Celebrating Gypsy Rose Lee, 1911-2011
“I wanted to point out how you are different from all the other strippers I have ever seen. Seeing them is something like getting a peep at a girl on a picnic. Perfectly ordinary experience. But to feel that you are seeing a princess take off her pants: That’s something
All the News That’s Fit to Strip, 11.02.10
The men of Australia are proving that burlesque is not strictly for females. Briefs is a new take on the classic burlesque show. Read about the inspiration behind the costumes of Burlesque and star Christina Aguilera‘s style evolution. A documentary featuring Ann Corio, a classic in Striptease, will be featured