Recession proof: The $1,000 lap dance


I guess sex still sells. And sells well.

This blog post in the New York Times writes of a Wall Street area "gentlemen's" club owner who says his business has risen 20% since all this financial sturm und drang has begun.

Call it the retail therapy of the Master of the Universe set. When things look bleakest, damn the wallet, and go over the top. That's why this particular business owner decided to introduce a premium package: The $1,000 lap dance.