This is one of those things you can’t make up: Stephen Colbert, in character, testifying before Congress. He spoke about migrant workers before the House Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security this morning, discussing his experience in partaking in UFW’s “Take Our Jobs” campaign, where in US citizens worked the farm jobs that migrant workers usually do. (Shockingly, or maybe not shockingly at all, only 16 Americans ... Read More
Neverland’s got nothing on the whimsical world constructed by Pearl and the Beard. The N.Y.C. based trio carries listeners on their backs through a DIY dreamland that is unpredictable, yet safe and warm like the comfort of one’s own bed.  The band’s debut album God Bless Your Weary Soul, Amanda Richardson is adventurous and may require a compass. Pearl and the Beard pairs the mythical and distant, as in the track “Vessel” a ... Read More
I, like many young women, have come to love 30 Rock. Liz Lemon is everything I want to be: she runs a television show, has an awesome apartment, and eats all the food she wants. Because of her, I’ve been devoted to the show since day 1, and own three of the seasons on DVD. I love it.   However, last night, there was a small crack in the show that is usually hilarious and wonderful. Pete Hornberger (a character who I usually consider to be underused) is ... Read More
For those who don't know, LUSH is a fresh, handmade cosmetics company that originated in London several years ago and has now reached cult status. The company is by no means a cult, but when you mention its name, a wide spectrum of people will turn glass eyed and immediately reach for their purse or wallet. In an attempt to bring the loyal lovers of their popular bath bombs and soaps to a heightened frenzy of buyer's lust, co-founder Mark Constantine and resident ... Read More
In the 16th century, a Florentine chef named Bernardo Buontalenti, “Talenti,” brought his legendary frozen creation to the Medici family – gelato. 500 years later, this Dallas-based company named for the man who started it all is churning out gelato and sorbet products made from all-natural, fresh ingredients.   History lesson aside, this gelato is GOOD. It’s creamy, flavorful and completely natural (and kosher!) The ladies of BUST ... Read More