The World Wasn’t Ready for ‘Magic Mike’

Steven Soderbergh making a movie about male strippers? Channing Tatum becoming a legitimate star? The birth of the McConaissance? On its 10th anniversary, we marvel at the film that upended expectations and brought sexy back to the multiplex

My Night at the Metaverse’s Seediest Strip Clubs

There are no shows, no dancers, no bouncers and no cover. All there is are darkened rooms, mutant avatars and the vague promise of something raunchy

Strip Club Funny Money Is No Laughing Matter

Once touted as an easy way for strip club customers to ‘make it rain’ with credit card purchases, funny money has since become a way to keep dancers from earning what’s owed to them

Inside the U.K.’s War on Strip Clubs

Faced with the disappearance of their jobs and safety networks, strippers all over the U.K. are fighting a pitched ideological battle against anti-sex work activists who want strip clubs banned from the country completely