The Internet Escort’s Handbook

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Natural-looking French Manicure — DIY

After I quit stripping, I stopped polishing my nails (or wearing fakes). I polished my nails as a teen and it was a never-ending cycle of smudging the polish before it dried or having perfect polish chip within a day. I like the natural-nail look and found a buffing...

Free Makeup Lessons

I love makeup. I’ve been fascinated since I was young. Part of it is my desire to be a painter (desire, but not the skill), part of it is simply the fun of dressing up. I’ve learned a lot from beauty magazines and personal experimentation. I’ve read...

My First-Ever Appointment Part 2 of 2

Read Part 1 in which I make the decision to jump from stripping to giving escort work a try. Arriving My afternoon arrival in DC was off to a bad start. My credit card expired on that day and the rental car company wouldn’t take a cash deposit. Being from Texas and...

Is escort work a “real” job?

“…you’re a dreamer and can’t handle a real job.” (From an e-mail I once received.) I never sent a reply and I blocked his e-mail address, but that strange condemnation has always stuck in my head. (I’ve never seen anything wrong with being a dreamer. After...

Lili Von Shtupp

This has nothing to with anything here, and yet… Madeline Kahn has the funniest sex worker role I’ve ever seen in a movie. Her deliberately awful performance as Lili Von Shtupp in Blazing Saddles is great for a laugh without making fun of sex workers....

Researching Escorts’ Boundaries

I received a research request from a student in Illinois. She seems very nice and is researching a topic that I think is valuable, but one that doesn’t seem to be have been deeply studied academically. For details about the researcher and the study, continue reading....