Boss Hog this Wednesday

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

Our good friend and Bust's former Princess of Darkness, Cristina Martinez is reuniting with her band Boss Hog this Wednesday, Dec 17th at Bowery Ballroom. Boss Hog is Cristina, her husband Jon Spencer, Hollis Queens, Jens Jurgensen and Mark Boyce. It promises to be a great night of punk infused garage blues, with Tenessee's Those Darlin's warming up, as well as some of New Yorks finest burlesque performers. Come soak up the sleaze! Artwork by Paul Pope. Also, ... Read More
The Gotham Girls All-Stars are back and They Are Victorious! Coming in Numero Uno at the WFTDA National Tournament in Portland, OR, these badass ladies are overjoyed, worn out and unfortunately, brokedy-broke. Traveling across country to compete in the nationals ain't cheap, so the GGRD's are auctioning off 2 sets of limited editions autographed photo's on eBay to offset travel expenses and continue on their record breaking twelve game winning streak. Bidding ... Read More
  So sad, but so true: presumably due to this circular hell of an economic crisis, Built by Wendy, longtime paragon of quirky/classic style, will close both its San Francisco and LA boutiques on December 28th. Which, of course, means wickedly discounted merch for you west coasties, but it's definitely a tears and clenched teeth sort of shopping experience. Fortunately, it appears that BBW's east coast shops will remain unharmed, and the online store is ... Read More

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14th!!!

BY debbie in Crafty |

SUNDAY DEC 14: It's Craftacular Time!NEW YORK CITYTHE METROPOLITAN PAVILION 125 WEST 18TH STREET (BETWEEN 6th and 7th AVE)10AM - ... Read More

Bettie Page R.I.P.

BY Laurie in General |

Matron Saint of BUST has died at age 85, Bettie, we pour one out for ... Read More