21st Century Burlesque Magazine

Quoted in major international newspapers and held in high esteem and affection by the international burlesque community, 21st Century Burlesque Magazine has documented the contemporary burlesque scene since 2007, celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2017.

21st Century Burlesque Magazine is founded and edited by Holli-Mae Johnson. She has worked with everyone from Dita Von Teese and Dirty Martini to the newest rising burlesque stars. She was a Burlesque Hall of Fame/Miss Exotic World judge in 2011 and invited to Moulin Rouge, Paris as a guest in 2015.

Holli is also a digital marketing specialist and recently founded the Burlesque Business Network to help burlesque professionals build followings, market their services and boost their profits.

“When I get a moment in my busy schedule for a little down time, I turn the virtual pages of 21st Century Burlesque Magazine to see what’s going through the heads of the world’s most fascinating burlesque stars. The interviews are thought provoking and fun to read, as if the beauties of burlesque were in my own living room…”

Dirty Martini (Miss Exotic World 2004)

“When I want to know what is going on in the burlesque world, I can always turn to the pages of 21st Century Burlesque Magazine for information and interesting tidbits. It is a great place to get the inside scoop!”

Catherine D’Lish (Two-time Miss Exotic World Winner)


“I refer my students to this magazine to keep up with what’s going on in our world right now! It’s an entertaining and well-written resource for burlesque news.”

Jo Weldon (Headmistress of the New York School of Burlesque and author of the Burlesque Handbook)


“21st Century Burlesque is a creative and political meeting point for the global burlesque subculture.”

Imogen Kelly (Miss Exotic World/Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2012)


“A true friend to the burlesque world.”

Michelle L’amour (Miss Exotic World 2005)