This is a major catastrophe! Now the pervs can't get off! NYC Strippers Screwed by Sucky Stocks So the NYC economy is headed for the crapper, sure -- but who's really suffering? Weep for the strippers. We're told first-hand by the pole-gymnasts at joints like the Penthouse Executive Club in NYC that biz has come to a grinding halt -- and to add insult to injury, strippers say one-dollar bills have replaced tens and twenties. Oh, the humanity! Sources tell us traffic at some super-exclusive Manhattan nightspots is down 40-50% since the wheels came off.