Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Sounds Ridiculous

but I don't talk about myself seriously that much. I know, right? Says the girl with a public diary haha I mean in person though. I'm an incredibly sensitive person who's terrified of being vulnerable because when that happens everything you believe in could get shattered into a million pieces. And it has.

I feel like my conversation last night was a great relief. He is a newer friend, that I frankly don't know that well, but we had dinner and drinks and just poured it all out. It was really nice, but there were moments I thought my lip was quivering haha oh man, what a baby. I needed it I guess. I don't spill that often.  It was also interesting to tell someone who barely knows me and has no background reference. Nothing. Not one thing to hold my story up against. It was almost embarrassing to hear myself. Refreshing though! It definitely made me reconsider somethings, some heavy self-reflection on that train ride home!

There has to be something said about attention this week. I love giving it and am working on loving the receiving end.. I'm finding myself really wanting to spoil a needy guy though. What is THAT about?! Hilarious...sugar momma status in my future??

Thursday - I picked up Calamity Chang's "Spanking the Lower Eastside" at Nurse Bettie No Cover, 9:45p gogo
Friday - I'll be taking over Dottie Dynamo's "Bare Necessitease" at Franklin Tavern No Cover, 10:30p showtime! Hosting & Performing, woot!

Ciao for now,


PS: I'm still working out the kinks of this full-time job, part-time job, stripping thing. I hope I haven't bit off more than I can chew!!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The answer I didn't want to hear, but...

I was the one who asked: "Did you break up with her or did she..."
"She broke up with me. I didn't wanna end it."
 Well that's annoying to know.

It's weird, because him and I are just friends and frankly I hadn't seen him - only in short passing - for months but no girl ever wants to wonder if he's wishing it was another lying next to him. He might. And that's ok. I've been guilty of the same feeling, we're only human. I shoulda just kept my curiosity to myself.

I really needed what I got. I hadn't been with anyone in sometime even if only for some physical affection. It's a great feeling when someone can't keep their hands off of you in any respect. Everybody needs doses of the good stuff!

I had a work filled weekend, but then my friend's band from NJ played on Sunday. You should check out The Sirs if you get a chance. Their new album just came out. Not my preferred sound of music but they're great!

This will be my last week with pink hair for now. Platinum blonde I'm coming back for you baby!!!

Ciao for now,


PS: The humidity can die, but I'll take the heat!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

I Placed!

I laugh - a lot - at people who take my social media outlets too seriously and especially too literally. Tina Tassels is an extension of me. She is raunchy, honest, confident, seemingly mean at times, but incredibly in love with most people, places, and things she comes across, ESPECIALLY the ones I  take the time mention whether joke or not. 

I know it's risky talking about my personal life, but I throw caution to the wind since I've decided to share my experiences with you. Believe me, there are plenty of things I keep to myself, but I choose to share what I think could humor people and perhaps even teach them a little self-reflection. I never pretend I'm innocent in any situation, I believe in 50/50 as a launching pad. Where is this coming from? Dude tracked my page down online, politely asked me to remove what I wrote about him in last week's blog. Only thing I'd have to say if I would have replied: I didn't say anything untrue and don't forget, I was interested in you, fat baby head and all!

OK! So Saturday night - I got to perform with the lovely ladies behind Burlesque Bikini Bootcamp. I love these women. They are incredibly kind, professional, and encouraging. Their audiences are always so wonderful and this show was no different. Le Poisson Rouge was almost sold out. I got to meet Jean Idelle..crazy I know...she was incredibly kind, and gave the most wonderful advice when it comes to burlesque & frankly life in general: enjoy ALL of it. I performed for a living legend.

After my performance, I literally ran backstage changed and headed to Rodeo Bar - before though, I had a very kind taxi cab driver who said "sorry, but you look old, like 40" AS IF!
The Viva Van Story pinup contest was so much fun. It was great to be on the other end of the mic getting the questions asked. Frankly, I killed it. I definitely had an advantage being so used to stage so talking to the audience was peanuts. I also said a universal congrats to all the girls on stage "we fuckin rock!" Oops, curing pinup alert!!!  Anyway, I won 2nd place!! Woohoo! Got a great giftbag, and apparently I forgot my Slapback one so I'll be picking that up soon!! I also got to meet Megan Massacre (she was one of the judges) who is the sweetest, cutest thing ever. What a doll!

I might be meeting Gloria Steinem tomorrow. Just saying.

Ciao for now,


Tuesday, May 7, 2013


First, I disabled my OkCupid account. I'm over it. Don't ask. I wasn't even doing it, I don't know why I was there. Done!

FRIDAY - I'll be working the door at Take Back the 80s: NY vs NJ-obviously reppin the Dirty Jerz!
SATURDAY - So pumped...I'm starting as a performer at Babes In Boyland with my ladies of Burlesque Bikini Bootcamp, then I'll be RUNNING SO FAST to Rodeo Bar for Official Viva Van Story's Pinup Contest in which I've made it to the top ten to compete! WHAT DO I WEAR?! (ps: I'll sleep when I'm dead.)

****I HAVE DELETED A CHUNK OF GOODNESS AT THE REQUEST OF THE SUBJECT. I WOULDN'T NORMALLY EDIT, BUT I'M A PRETTY DECENT PERSON. And frankly I don't feel like responding to defend myself because I'll probably just make bad jokes and the situation will get worse ha!****

Of course the one I want to call me is busy. Ugh. Whatever! A lady in waiting once again! Except for the unending flirtations via my Twitter. ha!

Sooo I've got a busy week going on. I also recently took on a trial run as a part-time assistant to my girl Kathy Najimy. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! I am all ears & eyes. The list of things I can learn from this woman is endless. I also find myself in such a different place in my life than I was years ago as an assistant, as a new-New Yorker, as a woman. I have a feeling this is gonna be great. *fingers crossed* NOTE: I did NOT leave my post at Bettie Page. Are you crazy? I love that place!

Hope to see you at a show, at the shop or in my dreams * wink

Ciao for now,