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PRESS PHOTOS by Ted D'Ottavio
Pinchbottom's James Bond-themed show will return... in December.

DE-CLASSIFIED: Pinchbottom is back in action, and sooner than ever before. Because on December 1, 2006 @ 10pm, for the first time, Pinchbottom's Sub:Conscious will repeat a show only two weeks after its premiere, as YOU ONLY PINCH TWICE: 007 Burlesque returns to Collective:Unconscious for a second undercover pinch.

"At our last few shows, we had to turn people away," said Special Agent Pinchbottom, head of Section T&A, Tribeca. "So Collective:Unconscious decided that the once was not enough when it came to watching James Bond* take on the Pernicious INternational Cartel of Horrible Baddies Out To Take Over el Mundo (P.I.N.C.H.B.O.T.T.O.M.), whose plan for global domination -- to use the twirling of burlesque performers' tassels to hypnotize the populace into submission -- is not the most ludicrous in the 44-year history of the 007 franchise."

"Plus," added Pinchbottom, "It worked really well with the title of the show."

So "your perverted genre fantasies have come shimmying to life" twice (Time Out New York) as Pinchbottom's Sub:Conscious takes aim (twice) at the world's best-known secret agent.  YOU ONLY PINCH TWICE is hosted (twice) by Nasty Canasta (as James Bond*) and Jonny Porkpie (as her arch-nemesis Porkfeld), supported by a cadre of superspies, double agents, and villainous henchgals, including Anita Cookie, Bastard Keith, Clams Casino, Delirium Tremens, GiGi La Femme, Jo Boobs, Naughtia Nice, Peekaboo Pointe, Scarlet Sinclair, Scott Rayow, Tigger, and Veronika Sweet... keeping the British end up (twice) while performing burlesque acts to James Bond themes (twice).

YOU ONLY PINCH TWICE will only pinch twice: On November 17, 2006 @ 10pm (the opening night of Casino Royale) and December 1, 2006 @ 10pm

(* Or rather, an unlicensed parody thereof. It should probably be noted for the record that Pinchbottom's You Only Pinch Twice parody is in no way authorized by or connected with Danjaq LLC, the United Artists Corporation, MGM, Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures, The Estate of Ian Fleming, Albert R. Broccoli's EON productions, or any of their affiliates, partners, or sponsors.)

Collective:Unconscious presents Pinchbottom's Sub:Conscious
Friday, November 17 @ 10pm
Friday, December 1 @ 10pm
Collective:Unconscious, 279 Church Street, TriBeCa
Admission: $10 | Tickets available at or by calling (866) 811-4111 | Beer & Wine Bar
Hosted by Nasty Canasta and Jonny Porkpie, Starring Anita Cookie, Bastard Keith, Clams Casino, Delirium Tremens, GiGi La Femme, Jo Boobs, Naughtia Nice, Peekaboo Pointe, Scarlet Sinclair, Scott Rayow, Tigger, Veronika Sweet | Made possible, in part, by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council with generous support of The September 11th Fund

Pinchbottom is where burlesque meets downtown theater, buys it a drink, and takes it to bed. Pinchbottom produces monthly themed burlesque shows at Collective:Unconscious. Hosts NASTY CANASTA & JONNY PORKPIE should probably not be described at the Lunt-Fontannes of the New York Burlesque scene, although they do perform together with alarming frequency. Their ecdysiastical duets and acclaimed puppet burlesque acts have appeared at The Slipper Room, RiFiFi, Galapagos Artspace, Le Scandal, Show, Southpaw, HERE, Coney Island Burlesque at the Beach, and The New York Burlesque Festival, as well as with Punch! Puppetry Cabaret, Drama of Works, Slutty Puppets, and more. Nasty Canasta won the 2006 NY Burlesque Festival award for "Performer to Watch Out For in 2007"... so when 2007 rolls around, watch out!

"Wicked senses of humor" -The Village Voice; "Comedy and partial nudity go remarkably well together. Where else can you hoot, whistle, and bust a gut laughing?" -NY; "Hilarious burlesque" -Next Magazine; "Your perverted genre fantasies have come shimmying to life" -Time Out New York

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