Here's another follow up to a previous blog entry.
It seems that the New York Times finally got wise and lowered itself to covering the pole dance exercise craze in China. They even have a video on their website, for news purposes of course!
NYT (Hopefully the link will work. The NYT sometimes requires registration in order to view)
Here's one highlight of the article:
"Ms. Luo, who quickly discovered that pole dancing for fitness was popular in America, realized that if she could take away the shadier aspects of the erotic dance and repackage it into an activity more acceptable to mainstream Chinese women, she might create a Chinese fitness revolution. Here was an exercise that would allow women to stay fit and express their sexuality with an unprecedented degree of openness and freedom."