Thank you, @fishymessiah, for making me track down this classic Facts of Life episode where Blair finds out her boyfriend, med student Cliff, works as a male stripper when the girls take Mrs. Garrett to a strip club for her birthday. It’s surprising! Highlights: the club is called Wedgwood’s, Jo takes pictures and is not tossed out, and Mrs. Garrett smacks down Jo’s judgement of Cliff. Enjoy your next 22 minutes. Continue reading →
This sketch is funny and, for the most part, accurate. Color us surprised, SNL. You can really tell that Jason Sudeikis thoroughly researched his part, a spot-on representation of strip club DJs (Dave Grohl’s no slouch, either). And Helen Mirren is known for wearing stripper shoes on the red carpet.
Paul Carr has been writing a series of reports from Las Vegas for the Huffington Post with his sobriety as the hook—what’s it like to be in Vegas sober, etc. His guide for part of the trip has been Ruth Fowler, fellow sober person, former stripper and author of the memoir No Man’s Land. For the fourth installment of Carr’s report, they met up with Daisy Delfina and GCupBitch to record a hilarious video that, in the best possible way, sounds exactly like strippers ranting at a diner after work.
I’ve sat at the rack at a truck stop titty bar with Ruth, worked with G on opposite ends of the continent, and shared a dinner table with Daisy. They are charming and bright women and the perfect ambassadors to bring the term “sweatpants boner man” into the wider lexicon. Here’s the original Stripper Web thread where the term was coined. To the best of my knowledge, adult film performer and feature dancer Ginger Lee was the first one to use the phrase. Now it can be known that Sweatpants Boner Man is the new Raincoat Charlie.
How it took so long for someone to record a song with “Left cheek, right cheek” in the refrain is beyond me. If the video’s been taken down, go here to listen.
Also in stripper music this week, in the department of “fuck no, I’m not dancing to that,” two men with a history of mistreating women have some strip club tracks upcoming. There’s the R. Kelly remix of Travis Porter’s “Make It Rain” and Chris Brown recording strip club-targeted track called “Spend it All.”