Get A Grip
Oct 13, 2010
By Kristin Coronado
The scene taking place in the back room of Chicago’s Mystic Celt bar has all the trappings of a fetish film. A twenty something blonde wearing brown furry bear ears and leggings dances with a modern-style geisha to Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough.” They’re soon joined by a pink Strawberry Shortcake and a pregnant Angelina Jolie impersonator. It’s an almost innocent scene, until the bearish femme growls and rips a baby doll from between the legs of the would-be Angie. Too bad no one else is even paying attention...
Full Article: http://penthousemagazine.com/features/get-a-grip
Answering a Call to Arms: Ladies wrestle for charity in Charlottesville and more
by Kris Coronado
Lifting weights can be painfully monotonous . . . up, down, up, down, up, down . . . unless you let your creative whimsy run wild.
It's unclear whether creativity or whimsy was running wilder between exercise pals Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell and Jodie Plaisance that November day in 2007, but what resulted was anything but monotonous.
They invented a fantasy sports league in which outrageously dressed, bawdy femmes challenge each other to arm-wrestling matches. Then they dumped the fantasy part.
"Soon I started asking people, 'Would you join an arm-wrestling league if you could?' " Hoyt Tidwell, 37, says with a laugh. "I was half-kidding."
Full article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2010/02/26/ST2010022606090.html?sid=ST2010022606090
The Bridge: Billy Hunt’s “A CLAW to Remember: The 2008 Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestling Retrospective” by Laura Parsons
presents photographer Billy Hunt
’s wonderful and fun “A CLAW to Remember: The 2008 Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestling Retrospective,” an exhibition documenting the entertainment phenomenon that in warm weather raises money for charity once a month behind the Blue Moon Diner. Full Article:
Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers charity tournament by Megan Lovett
On the second Tuesday of every month, Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers take over Blue Moon Diner, transforming it from a neighborhood eatery to a wrestling ring. Providing a riotous mash-up of theater and athleticism, the event raises money for a different woman-initiated local charity each month. Full Article: http://www.mydailyprogress.com/index.php/multimedia/comments/charlottesville_lady_arm_wrestlers_charity_tournament/13733/
Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers butt heads with Brooklyn?
by Brendan Fitzgerald, October 30th, 2008
Last night was the first bout of Brooklyn's Classy Ladies Arm Wrestling Society, or "CLAWS." BUST, the female lifestyle and culture magazine published a post on its blog about the event, which featured 16 wrestlers and was held at Union Pool. Sound familiar? It should. Full Article: http://www.c-ville.com/index.php?cat=1991704080566501&act=post&pid=12033010083295432