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In the 1980s the “male exotic dancers” of Chippendales were everywhere, selling the promise of women’s liberation for the price of a few dollars in a g-string. But behind the powerful mullets, oiled pecs, and non-stop parties lies a much darker story of greed, corruption and murder. Historian Natalia Petrzela exposes one of the great, sordid, unexamined stories in American culture.

In the 1980s the “male exotic dancers” of Chippendales were everywhere, selling the promise of women’s liberation for the price of a few dollars in a g-string. But behind the powerful mullets, oiled pecs, and non-stop parties lies a much darker story of greed, corruption and murder. Historian Natalia Petrzela exposes one of the great, sordid, unexamined stories in American culture.

Episodes: 11

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9. Where The Butt Ends

Duration: 1 hr 0 min

8. The Final Act

Duration: 39 min

7. The Golden Goose

Duration: 41 min

6. A Tad of Cyanide

Duration: 45 min

5. 31 Days in February...One Day in April

Duration: 41 min

4. Three Men and a Lawsuit

Duration: 54 min

3. Part of the Act

Duration: 43 min

2. The Perfect Man

Duration: 48 min

1. A Disneyland for Adults

Duration: 50 min

Episode 1 Sneak Peek: A Disneyland For Adults

Duration: 8 min

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