By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q, comes the first-ever oral history of American burlesque - as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance.
"amazing story of an amazing art form"
Burlesque: A Living History captures the spirit of this unique art form through hundreds of photographs and stories from many who were a part of America's most colorful past. This audiobook highlights the careers and contributions of selected artists, many of whom were the nuts and bolts of burlesque. It also acknowledges just some of the young performers of today who are diligently working to remember the days of old. When burlesque theatres and clubs went dark, a whole world went dark with them.
An interview with Immodesty Blaize, the UK's leading burlesque star, who certainly knows how to fill a stocking. Also, Emily offers specific sex tips to make sure you have a very happy Christmas, answers letters from listeners, offers two very erotic stories, and much more!
A lively history of the Watch and Ward Society - New England's notorious literary censor for over eighty years. Banned in Boston is the first-ever history of the Watch and Ward Society - once Boston's unofficial moral guardian. An influential watchdog organization, bankrolled by society's upper crust, it actively suppressed vices like gambling and prostitution, and oversaw the mass censorship of books and plays.
"The Watch and Ward's Influence on U.S. Morality"
In a topsy-turvy ragtime era of side-shows and bamboozlers, Irish Maupin goes from street urchin to burlesque star. Plucked from the streets as a girl and fattened up for candy-factory advertising, she navigates a sensational career around heart-break and loneliness, gaining and losing hundreds of pounds, manipulated by the men around her even as she defies them.
Enter the sparkling world of burlesque as you've never seen it before. The UK's top erotic writers revel in the erotic glamour of fluttering eyelashes, twirling tassels and more than a hint of stocking. Sapphic encounters, fetish fun, sensual exploration, kinky submission and domination - whatever your pleasure these stories are guaranteed to provide the ultimate tease.
Learn about the development of burlesque performance with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Burlesque is a theatrical performance concerned with parody and exaggeration. But it didn't originate in the theatre. In fact, the term 'burlesque' is believed to have originally come from the Spanish word for joke, which was "burla". The term "burlesque" was used for satirical literary works from medieval times up until the 18th century.
Lolita and her band of goth stage performers have a very devoted fan base. In fact, they might be a little too devoted. One of the fans has her eye on Lolita and she won't rest until she's experienced what every one of Lolita's performances promises!
Eine Reihe mysteriöser Todesfälle, die zunächst in keinem Zusammenhang zu stehen scheinen, versetzt ganz Paris in Aufruhr...