WE-Boo-lesque No. 8 – The Ghost in the Attic

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

24 minutes

Released: October 28, 2020
Recorded: October 27 and 28, 2020

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In this edition:

a) The Ghost in the Attic
The Whitefaced Tornado, as dubbed by Tigger!, Viktor is celebrating 14 years as director of White Elephant Burlesque. He is a recent Southern California transplant, and was declared Mr Hollywood Burlesque 2019. Long before the clown white, he experienced a surprise in the attic of his Connecticut home.

b) A Warning
Oliver Swisskey lives in central New Jersey. Dubbed the Boy Who Lives Next Door, to the Brothel and known for his series of cosplay burlesque performances, one memorable occasion happened offstage.

c) Backstage Ghost
Cosplaying and glam rock burlesque entertainer, Mx. Macabre lives in New York City. During a stop at one of their regular stages for a show, they discovered a prescence in the dressing room.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 7 – The Stagecoach House

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

37 minutes

Released: October 14, 2020
Recorded: October 7, 10, 11, 2020

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In this edition:

a) The Stagecoach House

Luscious Lane is a New York burlesque performer, frequently seen with Les Femmes Fatales. A burlesque dancer and a baker, she seems to live in a home with substantial paranormal activity.

b) Library Ghost

Isobel Valo is a Boston burlesque performer. Seen solo and as a supporting cast member of Rogue Burlesque Isobel describes herself as “Part Viking, part librarian, and all goth.”

c) The Rooster

Eyrie Twilight is producer of the occult and witchcraft themed burlesque show Hexwork, which tours DC, Pennsylvania, NJ, and beyond. She admits her spiritual visitations tend to be on the more rurally domesticated side.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 6 – Haunted at the Cinema

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

33 minutes

Released: October 7, 2020
Recorded: October 5 and 6, 2020

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In this edition:

a) HAUNTED AT THE CINEMA
Holly Ween is known as the scream queen of WEBurlesque, from cosplay recreations to burlesque interpretations of classic horror and pop culture figures.  It seems only right that before she was winning Entertainer of the Year at the Silver Tusk Awards and Miss Vagina Dentata,  she found herself working at the movie theater that would play some of her favorite fright films.

b) OUIJA BOARD
Peter Costa went from child actor to professional drummer.  While living in north New Jersey, he experienced a family greeting from beyond that he would recall for years to come.

c) AUNT SALLY IN THE MIRROR
Regina Stargazer is a multi-talented performer in New Jersey, who has performed in burlesque, drag, and as a clown.  One of the founding members of White Elephant Burlesque, Regina won the New Jersey Burlypicks title for Best in Comedy, and the Many Faced God award at the Silver Tusks.  Years earlier, as a child, she would speak to a woman regularly in her house, who no one could see.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 5 – Let Me In

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

54 minutes

Released: September 30, 2020
Recorded: 2020

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In this edition:

a) Let Me In

C’etait BonTemps is Pastel Priestex of Burlesque & Drag who traveled from Orlando to Brooklyn to be known as an emcee and entertainer who specializes in the dark and spooky, going so far as to win the Silver Tusk Award for Strangest Thing.  He made one mistake while summoning a guardian angel, however.

b) At Least it’s Just Uncle Bernie

Margot Starlux began her career in Philadelphia as a modern dancer who turned to lindy hop & go-go between performances with the Peek-A-Boo Revue and the Looking Glass Revue.  Before she was shimmying in fringe, she was in a house with several unnatural occurrences.

c) The Many Hauntings of Miss Vivian

Miss Vivian is a dominatrix, model, and sideshow burlesque performer who has been touched by the supernatural most thoroughly through the years.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 4 – The Living Statue

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

35 minutes

Released: September 23, 2020
Recorded: September 15, September 16

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In this edition:

a) The Living Statue
Brooklyn nightlife performer Buona Sara is a burlesque dancer and stage manager.  One day, we found herself face to face with what should have been inanimate.

b) Haunted at the Haunt
New Orleans burlesque performer, producer, and meatball chef Dick Jones found themselves in a city of magic when they moved to The Big Easy.  While working in a haunt, they discovered they were sharing a space with someone who wasn’t part of the cast.

c) Stop That Weird Shit
Philadelphia’s own Zsu Zsu Zatanna has experienced much of the otherworld. She tells you a story of some of her most memorable encounters.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 3 – Sleep Paralysis at The In-law Apartment

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

31 minutes

Released: September 16, 2020
Recorded: August 29, September 2, and September 12, 2020

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In this edition:

a) Sleep Paralysis at The In-law Apartment
A core member of Massachusetts’s Slaughterhouse Society, the special effects art monster known as Michael Geary has been raising hairs in the Boston area for years. However, there was a time when he was the one who was spooked.

b) That’s Just Bucky
The glamorous beauty Gwen Ruby has been seen on stages all over Southern California and beyond, knocking them dead as a member of the Hollywood Jane Revue. A longstanding cast member of the Rocky Horror cast Sins o’ the Flesh, Gwen–while living in a friend’s guest house–she found her involved in different kind of audience participation.

c) Before You Go to Bed, You See The Ring
Nerdlesque and neoburlesque superstar Georgia O’Queef is a founding member of the Hollywood Jane Revue. Georgia may run Los Angeles’ burlesque storytelling show “Loose Lips,” but there was a time when she was scared speechless.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 2 – The Man in the Top Hat

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

45 minutes

Released: September 9, 2020
Recorded: August 26, August 27, August 30, 2020

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In this edition:

a) The Old Woman in the Mirror / The Man in the Top Hat
Noctua has been known to stages as “The Empathy Smackdown of Drag and Burlesque” while living in New York City. Back before the wigs, the eyelashes, and the heels, they experienced two silent figures in their grandmother’s Brooklyn home. While these visions are shared experiences by others in their own homes, we have only just begun comparing notes to discover the commanalities of our visitations.

b) The Unphotographable Forest
From the city of angels, she is dubbed the “existential party girl of burlesque.” Seraphina Wilder, known for “legs so long it’s gotta be a sin,” has performed nationwide as an experienced and unique burlesque dance. Before she took on nerdlesque, and work as a DJ, she had a unexplainable experience alone in the woods.

c) The Lady on Fire 
Incorporating song, dance, drag, and gender exploration, Satine S’Allumer has appeared on stages from Philadelphia to Brisbane to New York City. Long before they were burning up stages, they had connections with the supernatural—and they would follow Satine for years to come.

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WE-Boo-lesque No. 1 – Ghost In the Strip Club

Burlesque Ghost Stories, a special bonus episode of WEBurlesque the Podcast, hosted by Viktor Devonne

38 minutes


Released: September 2, 2020
Recorded: August 18 & August 22, 2020

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In this edition:

a) Ghost in the Strip Club
Maggie McMuffin is a professional performing artist who holds a BFA in Theatre from the University of Montana and combines her theatrical training with her experience as a professional sex worker.  Her skills as a clown, sketch, and physical comedian have enabled her to create memorable characters for ambient performances in burlesque, cabaret, and as a go go dancer.  Before she came to new York city, she was a stripper in Missula in 2012.  This is her story.

b) Haunted Hallway in Bosnia
JZ Bich says they erupted from the malting Balkans and was washed on the shores of the New York City  to become one of its night creatures.  They have been performing in NYC for over a decade, as well as nationally and internationally.  For 11 years, jz was a producer and a host of HyperGender Caburlesque the influential monthly, post neo burlesque show.  While living in Bosnia in the mid-90s, they had an experience.

c) The Rotting Hand
Dewie Decimator is an entertainer currently living in Massachusetts.  Long before she joined Rogue Burlesque and became, as she refers to herself, Boston’s worst drag king, she grew up in New Haven, Connecticut and had this terrifying experience.

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