Someone has their granny knickers in a bunch

Oh the outrage…someone is selling raffle tickets in a pub with their top off.

Naked and near-naked women are being used to hawk raffle tickets in Auckland pubs, even though there are sometimes children dining with their parents in the hotels.

The “tits and tickets” promotion sees strippers used to sell tickets for meat trays to raise money for local sports clubs. The woman are usually in their underwear and on occasions topless or entirely nude.

The Albany pub has hosted the event for more than 10 years and owner Adrian Donald was comfortable with the arrangement and confident children in the establishment with parents and guardians would not accidentally get an eyeful.

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See if you can guess

You might have seen this story already, in which case you’re not allowed to play the game. ? Pick a country, one country, where you think that the government is considering acting against having strippers at funerals?

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Which other Politicians have been to strip bars?

Probably plenty…I know of a politician that has gone to strip bars…with me, one for my stag night and one for my brother’s stag night. I am sure there are others. Nigel Farage has at least admitted it.

How many others have that courage?

United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has admitted going to a lap dancing club after he was elected as an MEP.

The United Kingdom Independence Party leader was asked why the party was backing Karim Ayoubi, a candidate in the local elections in Abington and Phippsville who also was ?the general manager of an outfit called Urban Tiger which bills itself as the best lap dancing club in the Midlands?.

Speaking at a lunch organised by the Parliamentary Press Gallery, Mr Farage initially joked ?sounds all right to me, I have no problem with that?.? Read more »

Sledge of the Day

Some punters weren’t very happy with the standard of stripper:

The popular heart-throb was said to be ?made of pure muscle? and the posters showed off his Mediterranean looks and toned physique.

As the lights went down, more than 150 women whispered to each other and giggled as the anticipation mounted.

However, when the booked entertainment finally strolled out onto the stage a deathly silence fell over the room and the women gazed at each other in horror.

Dark-haired Fabio had been forced to pull out at the last minute and he had been replaced by “scruffy” novice Leon Zbudowskyj, wearing grey tracksuit trousers and braces.? Read more »

They wont get any subsidies either then

A New?York?court?has declared that lap dances are not art and therefore are taxable. It means they won;t be eligible to taxpayer subsidies so the judgement is a blessing really.

Lap dances are taxable because they don’t promote culture in a community the way ballet or other artistic endeavours do, New York’s highest court concluded today in a sharply divided ruling.

The court split 4-3, with the dissenting judges saying there’s no distinction in state law between “highbrow dance and lowbrow dance,” so the case raises “significant constitutional problems.”

The lawsuit was filed by Nite Moves in suburban Albany, which was arguing fees for admission to the strip club and for private dances are exempt from sales taxes.

The court majority said taxes apply to many entertainment venues, such as amusement parks and sporting events. It ruled the club has failed to prove it qualifies for the exemption for “dramatic or musical arts performances” that was adopted by the Legislature “with the evident purpose of promoting cultural and artistic performances in local communities.”

The majority reached similar conclusions about admission fees to watch dances done onstage around a pole, as well as for lap dances or private dances.

One man’s culture is another man’s porn.


Not like National at all

? New York Times

National party conferences are staid affairs…almost like extended school assembly. Not so for Republican conventions where hookers, strippers and extended carousing are all part of the fun:

Over at the back door of the 2001 Odyssey, a limo-size tent with flaps ? especially designed for discretion and camera-shy guests ? is ready to go up. D?j? Vu is welcoming extra ?talent? from around the country in its V.I.P. rooms.

And Thee DollHouse is all Americana: women plan to slip out of red, white and blue corsets and offer red, white and blue vodka. The headliner that week is expected to bear an uncanny resemblance to a certain ex-governor from a wilderness state, known for her strong jaw and devotion to guns and God.

?She?s a dead ringer for her,? said Warren Colazzo, co-owner of Thee DollHouse. ?It?s just a really good gimmick to get publicity.?

As Tampa gears up for the?Republican National Convention, the biggest party it has ever held, the city and its businesses are primping and polishing for the August arrival of tens of thousands of visitors. Like it or not ? mostly not, for city officials ? Tampa?s well-known strip clubs have joined the welcome wagon.

Club owners here say they have schmoozed with their counterparts in former host cities, like Denver, and have been told that revenue pours in during conventions, sometimes quadrupling earnings from a?Super Bowl?week. As for party affiliation, this is one place where the country?s caustic partisan differences fall away, owners say.

Republicans have way more fun than Democrats

? Boing Boing

I have always known this would be the case…I wonder if it is the same for National vs Labour conferences:

As the Democratic National Convention prepares to descend upon Charlotte, the Charlotte NPR affiliate perform the regular ritual of sending their reporter to talk to strip bar owners about how Republicans are much better for strippers and their employers than Democrats:

?Hands down, the Republicans have always been our best customers,? says Angelina Spencer, the Executive Director of the Association of Club Executives. It is the national trade organization for adult nightclubs.

?And they tend to be business-focused,? she says. ?That?s really all I can say. We get clients from all walks of life, but for whatever reason? I have heard club owners say, ?Boy, those Republicans really are great customers.??

What is the difference between The difference between a Gun, a Stripper & a G-String?

via The Firearm Blog

The Spearmint Rhino, the international a chain of strip clubs, is suing Chiappa Firearms over the logo used on their?Chiappa Firearms Rhino revolvers. They claim that consumers could confuse the revolver with one of their strip clubs or branded g-strings, brassieres and corsets.

rhino tm tfb The difference between a Gun, a Stripper & a G String. Spearmint Rhino Sues Chiappa [SFW] photo

I can’t wait for the court case.

“Yes your honor, my clients are concerned that this revolver:

Chiappa Rhinocould easily bemistaken for one of their strip club workers or even a thong that they may or may not be wearing at?the?time of such confusion.”