She was possibly the most badass woman in the history of World War II. One of the most decorated WWII servicewomen, Nancy Wake led 7,000 maquisards - armed resistance fighters -  in battles against the Nazis. She rode a bicycle for more than 500 miles through several German checkpoints to replace codes her wireless operator had been forced to destroy in a raid. She even killed an SS sentry with her bare hands - a fatal karate chop - to prevent him from ... Read More
One of my favorite people in NYC is Galadriel Masterson, fashion stylist, BUST contributor, and self proclaimed “cuntastic lezberry,” she knows it all and she isn’t afraid to tell you! Luckily for us, Galadriel has recently launched her new web series, “In Bed with Galadriel” where she’ll be interviewing various NY luminaries (in bed, natch) and getting all up in their faces. The first episode features the legendary Miss Guy, ... Read More
  Now, more so than ever before, obesity rates in America are hitting an all time high. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that over one third, or 33% of adult Americans are obese,and 17% of U.S. children are now following in their footsteps. Many factors contribute to this epidemic including:  inflated portion sizes, a reliance on fast food instead of healthier home cooked meals, and less physical activity. First lady Michelle Obama ... Read More
This Sunday, August 14th, join Booze & Yarn and Otto's Shrunken Head for A Day for Girls Sew-athon, sponsored by BUST Magazine!Days for Girls is a non-profit organization that makes and distributes washable sanitary pad kits to women in impoverished communities. Young women across the globe miss school and work once a month because of a lack of funds to buy basic sanitary products -- just one feminine hygiene kit can improve a girl's life immensely.Stop by ... Read More
Nowadays, when one thinks of Burlesque and Vaudeville, images of a scantily clad woman covered in feathers and flashy underwear come to mind. But Burlesque, in it’s original incarnation had more to do with off-kilter performances from comedians, singers, and dancers rather then titillating stripteases a la Dita Von Teese. Here are some photos, housed at the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee theater of The Ohio State University, that shows 19th century female ... Read More