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peep show

A term for an exhibition of pictures viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

While the term originally referred to a type of entertainment provided by wandering showmen, it now refers to a sex show or pornographic film viewed through a slot.
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Then I booked Jerry's Peepshow, and he explained that I was just too tall for Legally Blonde.
Yet, as in the articles whose "teaser" titles adorned their lurid covers (and indeed, as in the old peepshow arcade machines from which the title of Orton's final play What the Butler Saw was derived), the "confided" content of Between Us Girls proves to be far less sensational than the reader might be led to expect.
His recent, site-specific installation, Birds of the Commonwealth, A Peepshow, 1992, reflected a new level of control over the world his lenses might illuminate--here, Torchia included references to trompe l'oeil painting and 17th-century Dutch peep shows.
Shows will be held in the property's 1,400-seat showroom after performances of PEEPSHOW on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 p.
The single, Bones 2 Ashes, is taken off their first EP Peepshow which was released in 2000.
uk BERNARD AND CERINTHE If a flower is always a velvet curtain onto some peepshow he never opens, it's a shock to find himself, sheltering from the storm in a greenhouse, seduced by a leaf blushing blue at the tips, begging to be stroked.
Available at five Las Vegas resorts, this exciting sports fan package has options that include hotel accommodations, a draft room or suite, league dinner reservations, and complimentary tickets for all guests to Vegas' topless revue, Peepshow at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
30pm Tickets: PS10 The Pretty Things Peepshow, the premier touring vaudeville show in the US, play a one-off Welsh date.
But her birthday celebrations were seemingly tainted when photographs showing Smart slinking into a 24-hour adult peepshow in New York emerged.
Had there been more of this from the start, the series would have felt less like a poverty peepshow.
The list is endless with things to do at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas including 23 restaurants, 7 bars, a casino, Miracle Mile shops at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, new Peepshow with celebrity lead star, the Off-Broadway hit show Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding, 2 outdoor pools, mandara Spa and even a Wedding chapel.
The Sex Slaves perform with the Pretty Things Peepshow in the Rock and Roll Vaudeville Show at 9 p.