BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on Mar 18, 2010 |
“Transform Me,” the latest entry in the crowded reality TV show market, may actually bring something new to the field. Each half-hour episode features a subject badly in need of a makeover—inside and out. Who better to perform this task than three women who grew up feeling that the person they were on the inside didn’t match the person they were on the outside. That’s right, this time the fearless makeover team is comprised of three ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Music Stuff on Mar 17, 2010 |
Flicks about girl bands often follow the same trajectory: rebellious young women wanna skip town on the high heels of their rock ‘n’ roll dreams, but men tell them it’s impossible because “girls can’t rock.” Through a series of montages, the band ultimately gets good enough to prove they deserve a chance. And once given that big break, they launch headlong into all the pitfalls of fame. Think Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in General on Mar 16, 2010 |
Yesterday Kotex launched a new ad campaign lampooning, well, itself. The first ad for U by Kotex parodies the super slo-mo, twirling in circles, running on the beach, practicing ballet in white spandex, pristinely clean genre of femcare ads that have been advertising staples for decades. The commercial is funny, smart, snarky—it’s already got people talking, tweeting, blogging, posting.
It’s a step in the right direction.
But the hill it’s ... Read More
BY Sophie Turcotte in Crafty on Mar 16, 2010 |
Brooklyn Charm opens this week in Williamsburg! (Sponsored by BUST!)Brooklyn Charm is a DIY vintage jewelry shop, featuring local designers, thousands of deadstock jewelry pieces, jewelry making classes, and ETSY consultations. It's a store where anyone can come in off the street and sort through thousands of vintage supplies and build their own amazing piece of jewlery.Located at 145 Bedford Ave at N. 9th entrance - the old Triple 5 Soul storefront
From ... Read More
BY Sophie Turcotte in Boob Tube on Mar 16, 2010 |
BUST helps present the 3rd annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW!). They announced their full festival lineup, which includes 44 films from all over the world. The fest will run March 18-21 at the Hollywood Theatre. Join BUST there and pick up a free issue of the magazine!
The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Fest) places a spotlight on women filmmakers by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women ... Read More