Book Tour: West Coast Diary

BY Laurie in Crafty |

Both Debbie and I had a great time on our mini - west coast book tour for The BUST D.I.Y. Guide to Life, it’s always a pleasure to meet BUST readers on the road! Here are a few highlights from the trip. 1st stop Seattle Debbie took the train from NY, and I flew in to Seattle and got to see some old friends, including Dave, Annabel, Heather, Emily, Mark, Steve, Kelly and (fab advertiser) Sandy Glaze of Sin In Linen. I was psyched to get a tour of the fabulous ... Read More
To me, Christmas is a lot like senior prom-- it's overhyped, always underdelivers, and sometimes features crying in the bathroom (depending on the level of dysfunctionality of your family). The dopest holiday is clearly Thanksgiving, which includes sanctioned binge-eating and frequent naps. Plus, elastic-waist pants are not only permitted, but often encouraged. One of the primary reasons I look forward to the King of All Holidays is my Grandma Gigi's Creamed ... Read More
Nothing contorts the brain into more circus-worthy shapes than the decision making process that accompanies initiating a break up. This is something that a band called Peggy Sue well knows.  Peggy Sue (formally Peggy Sue and the Pirates and Peggy Sue and the Pictures) is a double lady fronted indie folk trio from Brighton, England.  Their new album Acrobat was released about a month ago.  They played a show at the Knitting Factory last ... Read More
Wednesday, November 16th, 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm, don’t miss “MEET ME AT THE RACE RIOT: People of the Color in Zines from 1990- Today,” a zine/community event! This event will be held at Barnard College and is co-organized with People of Color Zine Project and Barnard Zine Library. This event will feature poc zinesters with diverse backgrounds in zine culture and activism, and all ages are welcome! Definitely check it out!   Here are some of the ... Read More
Love Fashion Week but only know about the big four: London, New York, Milan, and Paris? Vice.com showcases fashion weeks around the globe--in places like Colombia and Islamabad (Pakistan)--and follows full-figured women in New York as they work it on the runway, all in the new video series Fashion Week Internationale. Host Charlet Duboc travels around the globe investigating the most fabulous fashion in the world--fashion that's outside the mainstream but still ... Read More