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Male Strippers

Francis Mulvaney: Playground Attendant, Men’s Strip Club Bouncer

December 9, 2011

  Sure, people ask me all the time if I ever get the jobs mixed up. Like it’s some kind of joke to associate school children with adult male strippers. I take offense to that suggestion, that I somehow mistake a third grade girl playing Freeze Tag with an oiled-up beefcake spinning his schlong like [...]

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Last Night I Dreamt…

November 16, 2011

Of being back behind the bar. Like I do every night. Apparently, being back behind the bar is my new “I never finished high school” dream. The venue was larger, and we never seemed to open, but people kept showing up at the bar-some of them people I know who’ve been sober for twenty-plus years. [...]

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Yolanda’s Birthday Party

March 29, 2011

When she calls, I know I’m going to get roped into something unpleasant. And whereas I am usually very good at gracefully extricating myself from ensnarements of this type, Yolanda’s tractor-beam desperation pulls me in. Like always. I’m having a girl’s night out for my birthday, she says. Yolanda’s ability to remain upbeat, positively joyful, [...]

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