Nasty Canasta: Time To Put Your Glitter Where Your Mouth Is

Nasty Canasta: Time To Put Your Glitter Where Your Mouth Is

If there’s one thing a 10th anniversary inspires, it’s decadent* introspection. Having only recently celebrated my own Aluminum Anniversary in the ecdysiastical arts, I’ve been just full of Terribly Important And Insightful Musings That Are Definitely Worthy To Be Shared And You Know You Want...

Desert Island Strips, Episode 1: Dangrrr Doll

Desert Island Strips, Episode 1: Dangrrr Doll

In a new series, neo genius Nasty Canasta interviews various burlesque figures and asks the following question: “If you were to be cast away on a desert island, which three striptease numbers, one burlesque performer, and single act of your own would you bring along to...

Nasty Canasta: Dollar Store Showgirl

Nasty Canasta: Dollar Store Showgirl

Is there any part of the USA yet left untouched by the magic of the dollar store? Be it the national Dollar Tree chain, the Crazy Dollar Daze! aisle of your local Legitimate Shopping Concern, or (my personal favourite) the random-mix-of-objects-involving-a-stunning-variety-of-languages-on-the-labels emporia that make up...

Golden Pasties 2010

Golden Pastie Results: New York Burlesque Festival 2010

Results from the NYBF 2010 Golden Pastie Awards. The Hottest Freshman of 2010 Miss Boo Boo Darlin' [caption id="attachment_9506" align="aligncenter" width="560" caption="Miss Boo Boo Darlin' (©Don Spiro – Please respect copyright and request permission for use.)"][/caption] The Leading Trendsetter in Burlesque Julie Atlas Muz [caption id="attachment_9509" align="aligncenter"...

BHoF: Full Results

Full BHoF 2010 Results Reigning Queen of Burlesque Roxi DLite First Runner Up: Kristina Nekyia Second Runner Up: Nasty Canasta Best debut: Ms Tickle Best Boylesque: The Evil Hate Monkey Best Group: The Chicago Starlets Best Variety: Lola Martinet and Tila von Twirl Most Dazzling: Ms Tickle Most Innovative: Ms Tickle Most Comical: The Evil Hate...

BVB: How to Make a Fan Dance Your Own…

Many performers find that during their burlesque career, they are specifically asked to perform a fan dance. With the proliferation of fan dances on the circuit, it's common to feel a pressure to make such an act your own by adding your own mark to...