BY Katie Oldaker in Feminizzle on Feb 17, 2010 |
Some disturbing news: according to a survey done in London reported by the BBC, women are more likely than men to place blame on rape victims. Wait, what? According to the article: “Almost three quarters of the women who believed this said if a victim got into bed with the assailant before an attack they should accept some responsibility.
One-third blamed victims who had dressed provocatively or gone back to the attacker's house for a drink."
Furthermore, ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Feb 17, 2010 |
Tired of listening to the same old type of music? Are your ears in search of something a bit less familiar? Check out the Women's Experimental Sound Festival, Saturday, February 20th, at The Velveteen Rainbow in Brooklyn. With female artists making music with innovative techniques and instruments such as the augmented tango shoe, 4-channel electroacoustic, and live sound and visual compositions, the event is surely not to bore those tired of the ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Feb 16, 2010 |
Hey all, we were having some technical difficulties over here at BUST HQ and our blog comments were disabled for a few days, but our trusty interweb elves have solved the problem, so please let us know what you think by commenting, we want to hear from you, really!!
Awesome Photo by Pat ... Read More
BY Intern Stephanie G in General on Feb 16, 2010 |
I proudly own all seven seasons of the Golden Girls on DVD, and you better believe I consistently wear my "Stay Golden" t-shirt from the BUST Boobtique! So, imagine my delight when I heard about the upcoming drag tribute show We Love The Golden Girls 3. If you're in the NYC area on March 6th, and you want to show some GG love, hit up the Stonewall Inn (53 Christopher Street) from 8pm to 4am. This granny-glorifying event kicks off with screenings of the best ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in General on Feb 15, 2010 |
The Matt Fried Hour, a new, live, late-night talk show hosted by comedian and writer Matt Fried, is "best described as Conan O'Brien on a $50 budget." The show, part late-night talk show, part live comedy performance, entertains "an unparalleled variety of celebrities, yet-to-be-discovered comedians, and the best, unsigned indie music." This month's show, held February 25th at the People's Improv Theater in Manhattan, will feature comedian Jason Saenz, ... Read More