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Ball State professor says Memphis's strip clubs are bad

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JayFarrar, Dec 12, 2006.

  1. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member


    Does anyone see the irony in a professor from Ball State who specializes in strip clubs?
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    The report he authored is hilarious.

    In Memphis, it seems there is sex in the champagne room.
  3. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member


    Here's a copy of the professor's report, 93 pages of unintentional hilarity like...
    Food. Although some clubs in other cities use buffet lunches and other food to attract part of their clientele, we found little of that in Memphis. We did have good sandwiches at the Pony but learned that the kitchen is a contract operation – we met the cook when we wanted to modify our sandwich order.

    And this on Detroit...
    What we saw at the adult cabarets in Memphis involved far more physical contact between dancers, far more physical contact between dancers and customers, much more intimate sexual contact between performers and other persons, and more crass presentation of sex (as opposed to erotic dancing) than we have seen at any group of clubs in any other city – and that includes our work in Detroit. We have certainly seen selected examples of such activities in some other clubs in some other cities, but what is the exception in other cities appears to be almost the norm in Memphis.
  4. OTD

    OTD Well-Known Member

    Kind of makes me want to go to Memphis to engage in some . . . you know, academic research.
  5. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    I thought this report was at least have some directory information.
  6. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    It does have a directory.
    Strip clubs, adult theaters, and everything else.
    I have been to Platinum in Memphis and it makes Sodom and Gommarah look tame.
    And I also have a friend from Memphis and when he was Rhodes, he would go eat the lunch buffet at one of the clubs nearly every day. It was like 99 cents for all you can eat. The catch was the cover, but you could get a membership card that waived the cover and the joint was famous tht Grisham included it in one of his young Memphis lawyer in trouble books.
  7. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    SportsJournalists.com road trip? ;D
  8. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Where's Whitlock on this one?
  9. melock

    melock Well-Known Member

    Count me in!
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    On his way to Memphis.
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    See what a Ball State education can do for YOU!
  12. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Might want to check this thread before committing.

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