Over the next several weeks, I was more motivated to work than ever. I wanted to be in her face as much as possible as a constant reminder of what a horrid thing she did. I wanted to think of myself as the walking dead in her eyes. IcouldhavediedIcouldhavediedIcouldhavediedIcouldhavediedIcouldhavediedIcouldhavediedIcouldhavedied. But I didn’t, no … Continue reading Death Became Me
Picture it. Tampa, 2002. (Yes, I’m a Golden Girls fan!) Half-naked women everywhere. Hungry – bills to pay, mouths to feed, shoes to buy. Timing is everything. Him? No. He just got here. Let him marinate for a minute. If you’re the first to go over, you’re almost guaranteed a rejection. He wants to survey … Continue reading Work Smarter, Not Harder
There are moments in life when it pays to be cute. In fact, that’s how I landed my first bartending gig. It all started at a local establishment in the dead center of Tampa’s club mecca – Ybor City. I met this really, really cute girl (we’ll call her Kate) and she was adorable. I … Continue reading Talk Is Cheap…Are You?
By the time I got home after my thought-filled drive, I decided that perhaps I should rethink the whole ‘date Jen’ thing. I mean, she obviously had no intention of being exclusive. Otherwise, why would she have done such a thing right in front of me, other people…what is she crazy? A ho? I thought … Continue reading Doubts, Always the Doubts
They say ‘the world is a stage.’ And it’s true. Sometimes we put on airs that convey the person we want people to see and like, but not necessarily our actual selves. As a stripper, you have to take it a step further. You have to create a persona that you think will net you … Continue reading Fake It To Make It