The Tasteful Nude

The Tasteful Nude

The Tasteful Nude Says Farewell—to this Column, Not the Strip Club

The Tasteful Nude Says Farewell—to this Column, Not the Strip Club

Welcome to The Tasteful Nude, in which stripper, comedian and writer Kasey Koop gives us a point-blank look at life onstage and backstage in L.A.’s strip club scene. Today, we bring the series to a close, with some final thoughts from Koop on what she’s learned in the club. Whenever high school gets brought up, just about everyone claims to have been a “floater”: someone who bounces between cliques and circles without cleaving to any single one. I was a floater, and I still am. Docking with groups and lovers just long enough to itch for freedom, stumbling into different tribes, falling in and out of love (usually over the course of a drug high and come-down) and saying yes too much have colored my L.A. years and landed me here in the strip club. If someone had told me, a year ago, that I’d get to write a column about my misadventures in stripping for Playboy, I probably would’ve been too thick in the haze of alcohol detox to understand a word. In all sincerity, the…

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