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  • n. Plural form of peepshow.


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  • Not a word on racial discrimination, or the use of video peepshows, strolls, or the few last-standing hustler bars, and not a word on organizing.

    Pompeo, Stirring up the Kettle on Rent Boys and Methheads « Bound, Not Gagged

  • Like the peepshows, the photographs are pretty explicit.

    The City as Their School and Their Playground

  • Early Visual Media Archeology is an incredible site filled with examples and history of vintage visual media: photography, early film, TV, conjuring arts, magic lanterns, pre-cinema projected animations, peepshows, and other fantastic optical experiences of yesteryear.

    Boing Boing

  • Among other things, you can find the Bimbo Box, a band of clockwork monkeys playing to a recording of Herb Alpert's "Tijuana Taxi"; the "Naughty Marietta" Cail-O-Scope, which is a sort of stereoscopic hand-cranked movie device; an English pub-going Drinking Man automata (with real liquid); and a boggling collection of other automata, working models, peepshows and carnival figures.

    Musee Mechanique

  • There are peepshows and puff and darts and the green caravans

    Copshawholme Fair

  • Here, the patrons of nearby peepshows were milling about, their voices ringing with every possible accent as they exchanged lewd evaluations of the titillating sights they'd had of breasts and thighs and more.

    A Suitable Vengeance

  • Like vast pieces of stage scenery the various passages and movements are towed before our eyes, and we are bidden to feast our eyes on representations of titanic rocks and lowering skies and holy hermits 'dwellings that remind us dangerously of the wonders displayed in the peepshows at gingerbread fairs.

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • They did not go straight home again, as was first intended, Julia's interest and gaiety seemed to have infected the others -- all except Denah, and they walked for a little while among the booths of toys, and sweets, and peepshows, and entertainments.

    The Good Comrade

  • I spent sevenpence on dropping pennies into silly automatic machines and peepshows of rowdy girls having a jolly time.


  • They crowd everywhere -- to the menagerie of wild beasts, to see the 'pelican of the wilderness;' to the penny peepshows, where they fire six shots for a sou at a plaster cast of Bismarck; to the lotteries for crockery and bonbons, and to all sorts of exhibitions 'gratis.'

    Normandy Picturesque


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