WEBurlesque the Podcast #19
Amaranth and Amethyst w/ Esmerelda May
Viktor Devonne and Esmerelda May talk nerdlesque, origins and level-ups, and the future.
Esmerelda May regularly performs with White Elephant Burlesque, Cosplay Burlesque, Sister Bear Burlesque, and has been seen with D20 Burlesque, Butter Pecan Burlesque, and Envoute. She has been part of the Nerdlesque Festival, the Alternatese Burlesque Festival, and Fierce International Queer Burlesque Festival.
topics: conventions, traveling, Bellatrix LeStrange and Miss Scarlet, stripping as characters like Katniss and Tamatoa, song reminders, industrial rock vs hip swivel music, Happy Little Pocket, arc, editing, and context; Steven Universe and Amethyst, Esmerelda May as Eddie (an ex-delivery boy); character development, Hades, group acts, the Chocobos, martial arts, shyness, booking, starting out, control, hard limits, con audience vs bar audience, "you're so brave" and fat, lines of objectification, interpretation and permission, Strongbad
shoutouts: Cosplay Burlesque, Anja Keister, Holly Ween, Tesla Tease, Envoute, Cherry Valentine, Triple Jay
intro/outro music: "On A 45" This Way to the Egress (http://www.thiswaytotheegress.com) ... used with permission ... download it at: https://www.amazon.com/This-Delicious-Cabaret-Explicit-Egress/dp/B005D1GROO ... interlude music: "Off to Osaka," "Avant Jazz," "Cool Blast" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0