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Austria's Infamous Incest House Just Sold

Josef Fritzl's house bought by strip club owner looking to turn it into apartments

(Newser) - The home where "Austrian incest monster" Josef Fritzl kept his daughter locked in the cellar for 24 years while fathering seven children by her may soon be used to house strippers, the Local reports. Fritzl was found guilty of murder, incest, sequestration, and 3,000 counts of rape in... More »

Fight Over Ohio vs. Florida Strip Clubs Ends in Gunfire

Antonio Cummings takes bullet to the thigh

(Newser) - If you find yourself in Cleveland, keep your strip club opinions to yourself. So learned Antonio Cummings early Saturday. The 24-year-old from Orlando, Fla., was at the Ohio city's Lido Lounge for a birthday party, WKYC reports, and while standing outside of the club, Cummings got into an argument... More »

Guy Insults Stripper, Bad Things Happen

Florida man gets assaulted at a gentleman's club: report

(Newser) - Insulting a stripper about her weight may not be the world's best idea—as a young man discovered early Sunday morning in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Unidentified by police, the 23-year-old apparently told a dancer at Derriere's Gentlemen’s Club to "go to the gym and lose... More »

Cops: Dad Lets His Teen Girl Dance, Do Drugs at Club

The Pink Pony was maybe a bad choice for father-daughter bonding

(Newser) - A Florida man is facing a litany of charges after allegedly taking his 16-year-old daughter and her 17-year-old friend to a strip club and letting them drink, do drugs, and dance on stage, the Miami Herald reports. According to the Miami News Times , the Pink Pony Gentleman's Club was... More »

Charlize Theron Made Obama a Saucy Offer

And she's really embarrassed about it

(Newser) - Nothing like meeting the leader of the free world to stimulate a little foot-in-mouth disease: During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel last night, Charlize Theron recounted her awkward encounter with President Obama during her last visit to the show. Theron says as the two chatted, he said he was appreciative... More »

Portland Strippers Fight for Their Rights

Entertainers looking for better working conditions

(Newser) - If you've got a fetish, chances are Portland, Ore.—apparently dubbed "Pornland" in some circles, per the Week —has a strip joint that's got you covered. But for every vegan strip club (yeah, that exists), there are others that are "dilapidated and not maintained,... More »

Strippers Protest Topless Outside Church

Strip club owner says churchgoers abuse his staff, customers

(Newser) - An Ohio strip club owner surprised churchgoers yesterday with a protest that involved, shall we say, nothing above the belt. Employees of the Foxhole North club staged the topless protest during services outside the New Beginnings Ministries in Warsaw, to oppose church demonstrations at the club over the past nine... More »

San Diego Strippers: Cops Made Us Pose for Photos

30 dancers sue city, police chief

(Newser) - In San Diego, strip clubs must submit to "regular inspections" by police—but 30 strippers are suing the city and the police chief over "raids" that, they say, went way too far. In three visits over the course of this year and last, the lawsuit filed yesterday alleges,... More »

Nuns Sue Their Neighbor: a Strip Club

Nuns: Club Allure has brought bar fights, neon lights, used condoms to yard

(Newser) - A group of nuns in a tiny Illinois town is suing a $3 million strip club that opened in September behind their backyard garden for being unlawfully close to a place of worship. The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo—who say in their suit they've suffered through Club... More »

Teacher's Ill-Advised Field Trip: to Strip Club

Plus: A teaching assistant accidentally emails nude pics to students

(Newser) - Here's an extracurricular activity that won't look so great on your kid's college applications: visiting a strip club with his chemistry teacher. Travis Lechien, 31, was fired from Indiana's Hanover Central High School on Tuesday for allegedly taking teens to a strip club to celebrate a... More »

NYC Strippers Win Minimum Wage Fight

Almost 2K strippers covered in lawsuit against Rick’s Cabaret

(Newser) - A federal judge has ruled strippers at one New York City club are entitled to at least the bare minimum—minimum wage, that is. Current and former dancers of Rick’s Cabaret International filed a $5 million lawsuit against the club, claiming labor laws were violated when they weren’t... More »

Church Posts 'Strip for Me' Sign Near Strip Club

Birmingham pastor gets his message across

(Newser) - A billboard near a "gentlemen's club" in Birmingham screams out "strip for me" to passersby, which is notable mainly because it was put up not by the club but by a local church, reports WBRC . The pastor of Rock Church is paraphrasing a line from the Bible'... More »

Explosion Levels Strip Club, Injuring 21

Authorities were already responding to a gas leak

(Newser) - Officials are investigating a gas explosion that leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass., yesterday, injuring 21 people—11 of whom were firefighters responding to the scene, the Republican reports. Authorities had already shut down nearby businesses in response to a gas leak when the blast rocked Scores Gentlemen's... More »

Strip Club to Taxman: Nude Dancing Is Art

Lap dances should be tax-free, NY club argues

(Newser) - Nude dancing is an art and should be tax-free, just like ballet performances, according to a strip club in upstate New York. Lawyers for Albany's Nite Moves will appear before the state's highest court today to argue that it doesn't need to pay sales tax on admission... More »

Florida Man Denies Spending $50K at Strip Club

Lokesh James claims charges were fraudulent

(Newser) - Fifty thousand bucks—on strippers? No way, says an outraged Florida man. Lokesh James insists he spent only $600 on Michelob Ultras and a little fun in the Champagne Room at the local strip club. The rest of his staggering $50,000 credit-card bill? All fraudulent charges and forged signatures,... More »

New Low: Octomom Sued By Strip Club

Seeks injunction to stop Nadya Suleman from appearing at rival club

(Newser) - Today in the world of Very, Very Serious Legal Battles: A strip club is trying to get an emergency injunction … to keep Octomom Nadya Suleman from stripping at a competing club. Suleman, you'll remember, was due to launch her stripping career at T's Lounge in West Palm... More »

Soccer Player Faces $400K Fine for Strip Club Visit

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli pictured outside club

(Newser) - Sure, a visit to a strip club can leave your wallet much lighter. But nearly $400,000? That's how much Manchester City's Mario Balotelli is facing in missed wages, should he be fined for a late-night visit to a Liverpool strip club, reports the Telegraph . He was photographed... More »

Nuns Fight Next-Door Strip Club

Owner of 'gentlemen's cabaret' promises to be good neighbor

(Newser) - A group of nuns in suburban Chicago aren't happy about their naughty new neighbors. A huge strip club is being built next door to the sisters' convent complex, which includes a home for elderly nuns and one for young nuns-to-be, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. The nuns complain that they... More »

America's 5 Kinkiest Cities

Sure, Las Vegas is on the list, but so is Roselawn, Indiana...

(Newser) - Lots of qualities might make a city kinky: strip clubs per capita, average sexual satisfaction, or even a lack of anything better to do. Take a look at five American cities that, as AlterNet.org writes, "can definitely show you a good time."
  1. Roselawn, Ind: Home to family-friendly
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Pilot Probed Over Strip Club Landing

Light plane left in club's parking lot

(Newser) - Police responding to reports of a light aircraft going down in a town south of Montreal found the aircraft parked safely in a parking lot—of a strip club, which the pilot had entered. The 43-year-old later left the bar and took off. Canadian aviation authorities, who say pilots can'... More »

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