Thankfully, Strippers In The Attic is 100% here to oblige.
“But in order to really understand this industry? Well, that’s something you can only do by taking the time to get to know us.”
Described as a “podcast for seasoned professionals and stripclub virgins alike,” the six-part series is hosted by strippers Buffy and Heaven (who are, as you may have guessed from the title, recording from their London-based attic).
And the BFFs – who have worked together everywhere from the East End to Las Vegas – have made it their business to delve deep into their pasts in order to share their most outrageous stories.
“Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a strip club?” reads the official synopsis for Strippers In The Attic.
“How it feels for a new girl to audition? Why dancers need ‘pleasers’ and punters have nicknames? What the difference is between a ‘whale’ and a ‘captain save-a-ho’?
“Well, wonder no longer.”
Essentially, this podcast (much like Hustlers and The Secret Diary Of A Call Girl before it) offers listeners a backstage pass into a world they probably know very little about.
But don’t worry, because it’s not all eyebrow-raising tales of misbehaviour and VIP room secrets: Buffy and Heaven also make it their business to pay homage to their enduring friendship, too.
And, more importantly, they take the time to shine a light on the darker side of their jobs: think money troubles, plastic surgery, and personal grooming demands, to name just three.
The result of all this? Well, you get the sort of boundary-pushing podcast that a) is utterly engrossing, and b) makes it feel as if you’ve sat down for a glass of wine with two of your frankest, funniest, and most shame-free friends (aka the Samanthas of your Sex And The City circle).
Strippers In The Attic launches on Apple and Spotify on 3 December.
It will run for six weeks, taking you right through Christmas and the New Year, right up to 14 January 2021.
You can listen to the teaser here.
Images: Getty/PR provided
Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious amounts of tea and playing boardgames with her friends.
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