Bringing up the house

Kelly revered her best friend’s older sister. “She had the best of everything,” recalls Kelly. “I wanted (that) lifestyle.” And so Kelly started as an entertainer at 18 in Jackson, Miss., at a club called Stardust. Life was rolling along until an injury forced Bryant to stop dancing. “I was still stacking before I stopped dancing,” […]

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Focus: Sounds like a bright idea!

  A sound and lighting upgrade is certainly an investment, but is it an investment you can afford to do without? Is your old lighting costing you more than if you upgraded to LED fixtures? Are your speakers and subwoofers at the breaking point due to the long hours your sound system is being used […]

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Darnell Williams chasing dream in “Turbo”

Darnell Williams couldn’t bear the thought of letting anyone down. The thought was so transfixing, it kept him hunkered in South-Central Los Angeles despite a bout of homelessness and a ready-made home in Detroit. “My initial thought was ‘I have to go back to Detroit and save my money and try to come back out […]

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Get “The Dirt” on the Crue biopic!

  Whether you love it or hate it—or maybe you just call it a “guilty pleasure”—the Mötley Crüe biopic “The Dirt” is generating its share of buzz. The Netflix pic debuted on March 22nd to mixed reviews. Critics have been lukewarm, while fans have been unabashed in their praise of it (user rating is about […]

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Important correction to legal “Dynamex” story

  In ED Publications’ May issue of ED Magazine, we (specifically, ED’s legal correspondent Larry Kaplan) interviewed Joe Carouba of BSC Consulting for the article, “The Nightmare of Dynamex.” In it Kaplan wrote, “Carouba says due to Dynamex, BSC Management’s 10 San Francisco clubs have been forced to operate with a completely different business model […]

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“Strip club better neighbor than church”

  “The strip club was a better neighbor than the church is.” Yes, you read that correctly. Business owners in San Diego are lamenting the fact that “Rock Church” bought The Body Shop back in August 2018, because they’ve done absolutely nothing with the property. They hung up their sign — and simply walked away. […]

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Waitt on Wednesday

  Measles. Why? My parents weren’t perfect. Damn close, but not perfect. I think they could have given me a larger weekly allowance and there is no question that my curfew could have been much later. But other than that, they were on point. What my parents were not was stupid. Unlike those parents who […]

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Heartbreaker Mila DeLuna

  Mila DeLuna’s mission statement is “To entertain, embrace, and empower through creation.” Check, check and check. Mission accomplished, so far. DeLuna is still a relative newcomer to the feature entertainer arena, but the Michigan native has already made a name for herself — one she hopes blows up at the EDI West at Bucks […]

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Entertainers: Promote DJ Snake’s “Enzo,” get cash!

  Just for the industry’s entertainers, it’s a promotion for the DJ Snake track “Enzo” — and $2,500 in cash prizes for YOU! Following up such massive hits as “Taki Taki,” “Let Me Love You” (with Justin Bieber) and “Turn Down For What” (with Lil John), DJ Snake has returned with his newest jam, “Enzo,” […]

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Get to know Scott Discianno of Bucks Cabaret

  A gas station, a hiring ad, and coincidence culminated in Scott Discianno as regional manager of Bucks Cabaret, site of the 2019 EDI West. Scott Discianno found salvation in an adult magazine at a 7-Eleven while on his snack run. He was prepping for a job hunt after a single-day sample of a 17-hour work […]

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