Tampa is hailed as the Strip Club Capital of the World. The Tampa Tribune, the paper of record for the city of strip malls by the bay, even has a searchable strip club database on its website. Take that New York Times — or as it’s called in Tampa: “The old gray lady with sagging breasts I would only get one, maybe two lap dances off of and then do in a bathroom stall.”
Anyway, the database has several searchable categories, including Type (Bikini, G-string, Nude, Pasties, Topless), Cover Charge Less Than, Cover Charge Greater Than, and Dancers (Female, Female But Male For Special Occassions, Male).
I searched for Pasties, with a cover charge less than 45 cents, and Male and got … nothing. Absolutely nothing!
Tampa claims to be the “Strip Club Capital of the World,” and there’s not a single club where one can see men wearing pasties for less than 45 cents? Give me a break.
This is why I stick to carnivals and psychiatric hospitals for my entertainment.