Dystopian Burlesque – Review

There are two things I like.  Naked women and Fallout.  I had been aware of the D20 Burlesque show for some time; they do monthly performances where attractive women strip out of nerdy outfits, and this month their theme was “Dystopia”, complete with a piece based on the post-apocalyptic dystopian game Fallout.  With my “Pip boy” firmly in hand, I attended the show over the weekend.

Even before the performance began, there were plenty of indications that these dancers were full of authentic nerd cred; the drink menu had a selection of cocktails named after things from dystopian games and novels, including the Two Minutes Hate, Adam, and the PIP Boy 2000 (Note the “2000” indicating these that these ladies dwell in the classic FalloutVault 13).  Continue Reading

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