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Music Video or Art Film? The Lost Star as Diamond Lil'

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Roxane Assaf Lynn

A sneak preview off the Champs-Élysées has been the only showing of the complete Diamond Lil' prior to the embedded video published below. An exquisite marriage of costume, corset, feathers and light brought the legend to life with The Lost Star playing the transformed woman formerly known as "Lilly."

Hey Klout: I'm Not a Grilled Onion Cheddar Sandwich Ho

Liz Ryan | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Come on, Klout. It's going to take more than a Grilled Onion Cheddar sandwich to get me on my knees, social-media-wise.

On the Merits of an Arranged Marriage

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Dora Levy Mossanen

Was theirs an arranged marriage? It certainly was. Were they different in every imaginable way? You bet. Yet they managed to build a relationship based on love and trust. I wonder whether that was possible only because divorce was not an option at the time.

The Strip Diary, Day Fifteen: A Las Vegas Courtesan Talks Sex, Crying Wives and Windshield Wipers

Paul Bradley Carr | Posted 06.19.2011 | Travel
Paul Bradley Carr

The Las Vegas Courtesan, an anonymous online sensation here, is everything she claims to be: blonde, young, very attractive and a real-life escort. She told me everything I wanted to know about living in Vegas and working as an escort.

High-End Prostitution: How 'Dirty Money' Complicates Notions of Women's Agency

Juliette Fretté | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juliette Fretté

We know that prostitution will probably never go away -- and some women freely choose this option, derive great satisfaction from it, and feel significantly empowered by what they do. Are they wrong?

Call-Girls and Courtesans: Getting An Education in 2009 and 1570

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lapham's Quarterly

For more on historical whores, please visit www.laphamsquarterly.org. 2009: Bestselling author and call-girl Belle du Jour, whose web diary about the...