Friday, October 12, 2007

Beauty Is The Geek

Burlesque revival: more nerdy than sexy?

Awesome article.

This totally hits on a part of burlesque (and my job) that I can't always put directly into words.

There's a palpable difference between "empowerful" things like pole dancing classes and The Pussycat Dolls, and burlesque (and my job).

It's tough to find that line, but again: this article hits it on the head. There's an intelligence and a storytelling to burlesque that is omnipresent. And, most of all, a lot of burlesque is women-run. Men are involved, but they're not running the shows, as it were.

1 comment:

Greg said...

The nerdiness is part of what makes it so sexy.

Unfortunately, I haven't been present for as much of the intellectual burlesque as I'd like, but there's still time.