I love Florence + The Machine. BUST loves Florence, too; she was on the cover of our Jun/Jul 2011 “Women Who Rock” issue. Actually, at this point in her career it is safe to say that everyone loves Florence + the Machine. “Shake it Out,” the first single off her latest album Ceremonials, has 10 million-plus views on YouTube-- if you're not one of the 10 million who have seen it, watch it now:
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BY Intern Kerishma in General on Feb 29, 2012 |
Here’s an awesome event for our New York BUSTies! For Women’s History Month, Target’s upcoming First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum has been dubbed “Fierce, Phenomenal Women.” So this March, enjoy a slew of activities, performers, and art exhibits to honor and inspire discussion about women.
From “Action Station,” an interactive exhibit that invites visitors to contribute images of influential women in their lives, ... Read More
BY Intern Chrislande in Eat Me on Feb 29, 2012 |
I am a worshipper of vegan mac 'n' cheese. Actually, for a person who eats meat, I find myself thinking about yummy vegan/vegetarian fare all the time. Just last night, I was explaining to my friend Chris all the wonders of vegetarian chorizo. And is there anything quite like a seitan Jamaican patty? The golden crust hiding that steaming curry-spiced treasure! Real talk: I love food! And it’s about that time of year when all my vegan/vegetarian food ... Read More
BY Intern Kerishma in Feminizzle on Feb 29, 2012 |
Off-color? Possibly. Inappropriate for an elected official? Maybe. Absolutely awesome? Definitely.
At a personhood rally at the Oklahoma Capitol on Tuesday, Senator Judy Eason McIntyre of Tulsa, earned an audible “You go, girl!” from yours truly when she held up a sign reading, “If I wanted the government in my womb I'd fuck a senator.”
Senator McIntyre didn’t bring the sign to the rally herself, but stated that when she saw it, she ... Read More
BY Intern Maura in Boob Tube on Feb 29, 2012 |
When Congress held that panel on birth control a few weeks ago and invited "women's health experts" who happened to be only conservative men, we were wondering what was wrong with that picture. But now, we have this hilarious video to explain things so we won't have to worry our pretty little heads anymore! As Nick Offerman (who plays Ron Swanson on Parks & Rec) puts it, "Late-middle-aged men know the most about everything." Some other choice quotes ... Read More
BY Intern Caroline in Feminizzle on Feb 29, 2012 |
Recently Virginia lawmakers threw their hat in the race for Worst State to be a Woman In when they introduced anti-choice legislation. People across the state responded on Monday, February 20th, when over 1,200 people gathered on the Capitol grounds in silent protest. Despite that message, this week the House of Delegates passed SB 484, legislation which will force women seeking an abortion to undergo an expensive and medically unnecessary (not to mention ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Movies on Feb 28, 2012 |
Amid all the glitz and glamour of Sunday night’s 84th Annual Academy Awards, the ceremony touched on a serious issue that affects women when it honored the new Pakistani documentary Saving Face. Pakistani Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and co-director Daniel Junge took home an Oscar for Best Documentary (Short Subject) for the ... Read More
BY Intern Kerishma in Boob Tube on Feb 28, 2012 |
Sherlock Holmes was only half right when he fondly proclaimed, “Good old Watson. You are the one fixed point in a changing age.” We are indeed in a changing age, Holmes, but “good old Watson” is changing right along with it.
From Basil Rathbone’s iconic 14-film series and the Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law blockbusters to popular television shows House and BBC’s Sherlock, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s chronicles of the ... Read More
BY Intern Chrislande in General on Feb 28, 2012 |
I am one of those chicks that doubles over in pain the first day of my period. When I first started menstruating, the pain would land me in bed for almost two days, and when I could get up to do anything, my whole entire body would feel sore and depleted of energy. Midol and Tylenol could not completely numb the pain, but I still used to hope to Glitter that I had a pill in my bag as I neared the end of the 6-8 hour cycle. I would pop so much Tylenol that my ... Read More
Welcome to Part Two of of my collection of looks from this season's New York Fashion Week. Fantastic street style seemed to be everywhere I turned, and I made sure to capture as much as I could. One of my favorite looks of the week (or ever) has to be this outfit on Vogue Japan's Anna Dello Russo, who never fails to bring the fashion crazy. I love it! With a bright fuschia coat and out-of-this world hat, she stood out in a sea of fashionable, yet ... Read More