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Movies About Male Strippers, Ranked

If there’s one thing that makes me sad for heterosexual men, it’s that so many of them haven’t seen Magic Mike. They assumed they’d be in for nonstop tight close-ups of Spandex-packaged junk, exposure to unrealistically chiseled and waxed male bodies, and barely plotted sexploitation aimed at the gaze of those who are… »7/07/15 4:45pm7/07/15 4:45pm

Don't Be an Idiot at the Strip Club: A Stripper's Guide 

It's your birthday, hurray! You're going to a strip club with a bunch of your lesbian friends, fun! You're bringing LIKE SIXTY GODDAMN PEOPLE and you want them all to act right, so you send out a long letter filled with well-intended but frequently wrong advice and thoughts on how strip-club-going squares with your… »1/27/15 12:38pm1/27/15 12:38pm

Royals Pitchers Get Called Out By Stripper For Being Cheap Jerks

Ahead of today's game against the Twins, Royals pitchers Bruce Chen and Yordano Ventura decided spend last night at a Minnesota strip club, where they apparently acted cheap and dickish. We know this because they just so happened to have been at the same club where @FeministStripper, a stripper and writer who does not… »6/30/14 1:36pm6/30/14 1:36pm

Zombies Vs. Strippers: The Camp Classic That Wasn't

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The contemporary Halloween dilemma—clambering for something that’s somehow both sexy and spooky—is a painful reminder of the biggest fumble of our young careers. Last year, amidst the chaos of our mid-twenties, we were handed the creative reins to a real cinematic monster: Zombies Vs. Strippers, a low-budget,… »10/31/13 10:45am10/31/13 10:45am

Say Hi To Sweet Pea, The Hostess At The Center Of The Ravens Bus Brawl

Earlier today TMZ broke the story of Bryant McKinnie's birthday party, which started with a club party and ended with a fight in a party bus, reportedly sparked by a stripper breaking a bottle of Armand de Brignac over Jacoby Jones's head. OK, everyone said, sounds like a typical night out with McKinnie. But tell us… »9/23/13 4:19pm9/23/13 4:19pm

On Facebook, Rays Prospect Brags About Throwing Change At A Stripper

If you were to imagine the quintessential asshole baseball player, you'd probably end up with someone who looks a lot like Joshua Sale. Since getting drafted No. 17 overall by the Rays in 2010, Sale hasn't done much aside from earning a 50-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines. More recently, he's… »5/28/13 1:42pm5/28/13 1:42pm

How Joe Redner Invented The Lap Dance, Built A Strip-Club Empire, Became A Model Citizen, Fought For Your Rights, And Beat Cancer

Plenty in Tampa have said it or at least thought it over the years: mayors and newspaper columnists, city council members and cops, the street preachers who'd picket his business, the television callers who'd threaten his life. But last August this was no longer a question of morality. Joe Redner really was sick. »8/30/12 5:00pm8/30/12 5:00pm

Guy Sues Strip Club For Billing $50,000 To His Credit Card

Lokesh Simon James went to the Bliss Cabaret in Clearwater, Fla., one night in March. He estimates having spent $600 in three hours. His credit card bill later indicated he rang up $50,000, and because James admits he was at the club on the night in question, his credit card company refuses to count the charge as… »7/09/12 10:55am7/09/12 10:55am

Steven Soderbergh Whips It Out. Magic Mike, Reviewed.

As Steven Soderbergh gets closer to the retirement he swears will be happening next year, it's tempting for us who love his movies to wish he'd go out with one last major opus, some sort of legacy-defining masterpiece. So maybe that's why it's good that he clearly doesn't seem interested in doing any such thing. Many… »6/27/12 4:00pm6/27/12 4:00pm