Common Misconceptions About Burlesque

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Burlesque | Comments Off on Common Misconceptions About Burlesque

Burlesque is one of the forms of art that receives misconceptions, often bringing it on the bad side of society. Burlesque is among those forms of entertainment that took a bad rap after every movie that comes along with burlesque, they bring deception. Those who have worked in this industry have shared their experience which have dispelled a number of myths surrounding them. Though most movies depict burlesque performers to be somehow a bit on the slutty side, they are more than that. The amount of skin they display depends upon the performance they are ordered to do. Everything you need to learn about the burlesque performers can be found here.

 First of all, not everyone can perform burlesque. This is one of the common misconceptions that performing such a dance is an easy thing to do. Just like any other forms of art, it must be practiced and perfected to a level acceptable to be performed to a wider audience. It doesn’t mean to say that only those with talent can actually perform Burlesque dancing. It means that it takes hard work and raw skill, even if you think you do not have any talent in dancing, to become a pro at ait. There is also the other misconception that burlesque dancers are all females. The information regarding this one is quite unclear, but there is the word term ‘boylesque’ that is referred to male performers on the stage rather than the female ones. As with burlesque dancers, male dancers also put a lot of effort and hardwork into their dance, not to mention that a number of them dedicate a lot of time into this artform, thus considering it as their career.

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 There is also this misconception about burlesque dancers needing to take their clothes off. Their performance does not mean about taking their clothes off. The term is a synonym to a certain mockery of some sort. What modern burlesque dancers are doing now is not the same with how it was originally decades ago. Performers of this form of entertainment do not need to take off their clothes. They do some stripping and some teasing, which is why they are often referred to as ‘striptease’. It is accompanied with music that ignites a little bit of the sultry side of the audience, but they do not take off all their clothes. They also work at long hours that exceeds more than your average salary man, since they need to put on a performance perfect for the audience to see. Even if that performance is only four minutes long, they need to practice everything until it is at a level good for the stage.

Burlesque Melbourne dancers do look like they are living a glamorous life. When they are booked for an event, their room, air tickets and everything that needs to be accommodated for them are paid by the ones who booked their performance. While this is certainly the kind of life that most of those wanting the quick buck want, there are times when they can’t relax at all. They can get fully booked without room for vacation, especially if they have the exceptional talent and a high demand to perform in different locations. Just like many other performers, they are also expected to perform at their best.

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Toys that shaped generations

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015 in Adult Toys | Comments Off on Toys that shaped generations

Toys that shaped generations

Looking back in the history it is not too wrong to assume that sex toys were invented during middle of the 20th century.  Certainly, they became widely talked about and mass produced during those years, but some of those little bas toys date back longer than you imagine. Here are few of those toys whose date of origin you wouldn’t possibly be able to guess.

blowup-doll-5-Blow-up dolls are among the younger creations on this list.  Date of origin is sometimes back in seventeenth century. Exact year is unknown, but story goes that it was first used and created by French seamen on long journeys, as substitutes for their ladies.

This form of sexual  help was first mass-produced in 1904 after invention of vulcanic rubber. Later this sex toy evolved with addition of multiple possibilities first of them being an ability to “imitate ejaculation”. The weirdest option offered to buyers was that they could choose what person the doll should look like. Weird being that person didn’t have to be alive to have doll look alike.

-Next on this list of sex toys that your grand-grand parents might have used is a slightly older ( than blow-up doll ) toy called butt plug. Butt plug was invented and developed back in 1892 by a man with a tendency of inserting things in other people anuses. Believe it or not, this sex toy was first introduced and used as a medical device, and they were used to cure piles.

Only during the middle of 20th century, doctors stopped that charade and classified butt plugs as they are known now, as sex toys and not some miracle pile cures.

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-Next sex toy that, like butt plug, started its life as a medical device is vibrator. Yes, it is hard to believe that but vibrator was an official medical aid device invented in 1869, and was considered so until first porn movies that used vibrator in their scenes.

They were first used by doctors who complained odd wrist-ache because they had to rub female private parts in order to relieve them from stress or as it was known it that time to cure female hysteria.

First vibrators were steam-powered but they did not achieve success.  But later, in 1880 if you want exact year, first so called “electrochemical” vibrators came to stores and they caused a massive boom. Women were crazy about them, and men were satisfied because they wives could relieve their stress without going to doctor every time they needed to.

Colorful condoms isolated on white-Last of these toys that predate common knowledge about them are condoms. Some argue that condoms were used thousands years ago, and they may be right. They used some form of condoms, but for protection or not,it’s an issue that is still unknown. The exact year that first known condom was used for protection from genital diseases is 1564. That was right after Black Death and condoms were used as protection against syphilis. The invention came from a guy named Gabriele Falloppino, who after testing his invention on 1100 volunteers came to an invention that would save millions from then up to these days.

 

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