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I Love Burlesque

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    It's Business Time

    I just came back from a Burlesque show in which one person performed to Flight of the Conchords "It's Business Time". I think I'm in love.
    IPaintMyCheeks IPaintMyCheeks 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Coming Out Of My Shell!

    Hello!  I am 42, married for 21 years and in middle of a difficult time in my life and my marriage.  Things are much better than a year ago. I am coming out of a deep depression and coming out of my shell!  I have tried for years to be a "good" wife, mom, daughter...
    estheragnus estheragnus 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    Burlesque

    I've done it with a troupe a few times and it can be a lot of fun and great to bond with other cool women as well. I love the costumes and themes and dressing up and dancing .. so much fun to be sexy and perform and act and be a little daring and naughty.
    BrokenDoll BrokenDoll 26-30, F Mar 16, 2010

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    I Need Your Help

    Thanks for taking the time to read this. I am an aspiring author.  I like to write short stories.  My usual genre is crime fiction in a 1930' - 40's hard boiled detective.  I would like to write about a burlesque dancer but I know very little about it.  I...
    Leon246 Leon246 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Tassles , Garters, Feathers & Glitter

    There's something friendlier and more sensual about burlesque as opposed to your average ***** club atmosphere. Sexy, "real" women playing bashful or sassy........I'm hooked!! Almost obsessed Maybe one day I'll have the courage to strut my stuff. Unil then, I'm...
    Heathery Heathery 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Burlesque Is a Alive and Well and Kicking!

    Burlesque has been back in various forms for almost a decade already. The Pussycat Dolls both in Las Vegas and LA Dita Von Teese The Fourty Deuce club in LA which has become popular with celebs Miss Exotic World competititons which have been going on for longer than a decade...
    Seanachai Seanachai 36-40, F 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Luscious

    Those burlesque girls are so beautiful! I'd give anything to look like one of them. So unique and classy. Artsy enough to be tasteful and still sexy. Just lovely.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 24, 2010

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    Frills and Chills

    Little known fact: Famed Burlesque dancer/comedienne Gypsy Rose Lee is one of my idols.  Still to this day I am amazed by TRUE Burlesque the spawn of Vaudeville and the birth of sex into modern entertainment.  Today there is a rebirth of the Burlesque movement going on...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Love Burlesque

    I love burlesque! It is a timeless art and part of my life. I love the fashion and the attitude I enjoy.
    QueenSabrina QueenSabrina 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    Regularly Go To See Burlesque Shows

    My wife and I discovered from a friend that regularly there was a Burlesque show in our town. We went and it was everything we could have expected. The place is small, in a basement, with no more than 100 spectators. The show is a mix of Burlesque acts, songs, comedy. What we...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M Nov 10, 2012

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    Beauties of Burlesque That I Look Up to

    Lilly St Cyr Dixie Evans (the Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque)   Blaze Starr     Tempest Storm and Bettie Page
    Seanachai Seanachai 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Burlesque Is Unique

    Sexy, fun, feminine and classic... I'm thinking of becoming a burlesque dancer ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    On Its Way Back

    It is on the way back and accepted by all, there are (or was last year) several troupes here in NC and are considered to be mainstream entertainment with none of the old stigma attached to it.
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I found this quote yesterday,

    and I believe it resumes quite well why I like this type of act. “Erotica is using a feather; *********** is using the whole chicken.” Isabel Allende. Anyone who has seen a burlesque artist using feather fans will certainly agree like I do.
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Kate's Burlesque Cousin Brings Royal Shame

    April 10, 2011 02:20 PM EDT   There's one relative likely not to be invited to the royal wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William April 29 at Westminster Abbey.  Middleton has a burlesque cousin who dances in the cabaret scene in the city of Sunderland, according to...
    pixelita pixelita 36-40, F 18 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    I love to *perform* burlesque!

    I was part of a troupe when I was in Canada and it was AWESOME!
    jojokarel jojokarel 26-30, F Apr 20

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    I want to join this world of burlesque

    or create it for someone. I love everything about it! I see my future within it
    vivienne4 vivienne4 18-21, F Feb 19

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    Maybe "Like" Is a Better Word.

    It's not all about the striptease either.  It wasn't always associated with striptease, that was actually added later and eventually took over, it seems.
    SomeguyinUT SomeguyinUT 31-35 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    Spinning Ribbons

    Burlesque is becoming a lost art, but it is oh so fun.  I love that it is always different and it is way better than ****.  I enjoy song, dance, and interesting costumes.  The place we go to is in the basement of a clocktower and was redone to look like a 1940's...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    I Am Becoming Burlesque!

    This is pretty funny... I have never actually been to a real, live burlesque show. However, as part of my plan to come to peace with my body, I am now taking a "Becoming Burlesque" course. This is an 8 week course that teaches you everything about being a burlesque dancer, and...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Berlesque Is A Part Of Me

    Berlesque is a beautiful, invigorating, form of art. Its erotic, sexually appealing and has captured my attention in great depth. Sometimes I feel I belong in the world of Berlesque. I have always wanted to express my sexuality in creative, and passionate ways. I'm a wild...
    libraqueen16 libraqueen16 16-17, F Jun 12, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of ANNABEL LEE; And this maiden she lived with no other thought...
    ScorpionLove00 ScorpionLove00 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    9 years ago I saw him. It was a new day at my new class, thought it could be the new start at better life. However, we had few moments, we were almost the best friends, but he...
    whiskeyandtypewriter whiskeyandtypewriter 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am me. I love who I love. Right now that is a man. But I have been in love with a woman in the past. I don't love based on gender I love based on how that person makes me feel...
    dirtyangel68 dirtyangel68 41-45, F 41 mins ago

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    "Seeing with Love" by E JosephLet's Work Together for a Wonderful World"To change the picture you must change the sight that produced the picture." -- Mary Baker Eddy...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    I knew this girl for a very long time, I don't even remember when we met. Over the years I fell in love with her. I could tell she felt the same way. Once she randomly just hugged...
    Filonix Filonix 13-15, M 33 mins ago

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    I still love that person.i wrote a post last month or something.got loads of help and advice.and my craving to hear his voice or see him has reduced.but still I can't forget him...
    Naina94 Naina94 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Always will :) I thank God everyday for my love and for the blessings he continues to give us. We have a love like no other.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Alright, so I thought I might start off with this one... I was in the tenth grade and this teacher ((I will not mention his name)) who was in his early thirties (he's probably in...
    GrumpyPig GrumpyPig 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I love giving and receiving. Giving and making my SO (currently single) feel loved, pleasured and happy is such a good feeling. Receiving and being thanked is wonderful.. I wish I...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I love great sex with hot younger women and they love the way I please them!
    John0406 John0406 61-65, M 2 hrs ago

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    Things get better all the time!! Have been so happy together lately <3 had our ups and downs but he is the one, I can feel it. I love my Boyfriend so so much. And I know he...
    PrincessDemeter PrincessDemeter 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    This music touches my heart. Spirited Away( the movie it came from), I can always rely on you when I feel good or bad. I love Studio Ghibli films. It makes me happy and sad and...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So I'm in love with my best friend & I wanna know how he feels see I can't ruin our 11 years of friendship so I rather keep to myself but I think about him 24/7 and every time I...
    jgnune jgnune 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I freaking love horror movies! I get so excited when talking about them (don't judge XD) I can't watch a lot of them but I really want to see: The unborn The abc's of death (it...
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know how I let this happen and my heart wants to be hopeful but reality just doesn't make it seem likely! We live half a world apart and every opposite in our social...
    starstuff79 starstuff79 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'd love to go on holiday to a nudist resort however it is more a natural experience for me and not at all sexual or voyeuristic just nice and normal
    theactivist theactivist 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    Mountain dew is so active to me Cuz I love it
    vigil2013 vigil2013 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I love cats. But this cat Damon is so annoying. His "meows" are definitely endless!
    Jensa16 Jensa16 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am from Pakistan but I love inidan songs and mostly listen to indian songs and watch most of their movies.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    My best friend.... mizzen123. I met him shortly after joining EP in 2008 on a very difficult night. He lifted me up and I have not fallen to lows every since. He loves and knows me...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 hr ago

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    I'm pretty biased to all things... Indian 👳 I love india.
    doolittle730 doolittle730 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Never been to seattle! But definitely am in love with the city! Is that possible? Haha
    anonymousblogger52 anonymousblogger52 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i absolutely love books..... can anyone give me suggetion
    ANGELOFFAITH ANGELOFFAITH 18-21, F 2 Responses 51 mins ago

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    A great movie and I love this song from it Yentil
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses 47 mins ago

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    Dance with father - Celine dion I love you father...
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F 43 mins ago

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    They're just too cute!! I love to watch MLP when I'm sad. It always cheers me up.
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 40 mins ago

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    We snuck out and walked to Walmart tonight to meet someone. Lol my older brother always takes me with him to sketchy *** places in the middle of the night. Lol u gotta love havin a...
    burnout77 burnout77 16-17, F 37 mins ago

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    I do wanna fall in love again, but the next time I do it I've thought of some things I want to be different, and they are things I think should be reciprocal. I wish I could say I...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 19 Responses Jun 29

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