Too Much: A Burden Women Carry

The Author’s alter-ego, Dr. Lucky, hosts a resident show at the Hotel Andaluz Albuquerque. Image by Lynette Astaire.

A local reporter from a Hudson Valley paper was covering Camp Camp, my weekend sleepaway camp for burlesque performers — a camp dedicated to all things campy. I thought it was a funny pun — “intentional camp” which Susan Sontag insists is less pure (although in this case she is wrong.) Besides, who doesn’t love kumbaya and s’mores, swimming and girl bonding?

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Author of "Neo-Burlesque: Striptease as Transformation" (Rutgers University Press, 2022). Please follow me!

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Author of "Neo-Burlesque: Striptease as Transformation" (Rutgers University Press, 2022). Please follow me!

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