You know who doesn't need eye of newt,  ghoulish eyeballs or a big black cauldron to cast a spell on the silver screen? If you answered Helen Mirren, you are right as rain.  Check out this teaser of a trailer starring  our very first cover dame. The lovely Mrs. Mirren shines as the female rendition of Prospero, in Julie Taymor's interpretation of Shakespeare's final masterpiece,The Tempest.  This flick emerges stuffed to the gills with juicy ... Read More

MILEY CY-brrrr

BY Bette Bentley in General |

I give Miley Cyrus a free pass on pretty much anything she does.  I mean, her pink sleeping bags out-sell Pace Picante sauce at Fiesta super markets.  Because her metallic face is emblazoned across the polyester-fill.  I've slept in one. They smell like Malaysian cupcakes and treason.  I like that.  Warm? No. Impressive? Yes.   I also enjoy the song about the USA/partying. It reminds me of simple religious conservatism. A mystical ... Read More
So you can make a devil's food cake even St. Lucifer can't turn down, and your recipe skills are the stuff of champions. You can whip up a butter cream frosting faster than a lasso on a cowpoke and keep those lips smacking for days to come. But all well-rounded cupcake cuties know that looking good is just as important as tasting good. That's why Cupcake Provocateur is holding an amazing custom apron giveaway. Here is how the cookie crumbles! Simply email a ... Read More

Art School Drop-In

BY emily dirienzo in Artsy |

Recently I coined the term school-sickness as a way of describing  the existential crisis many of us have when we’re reluctantly ripped from the protective womb of academia. Not only does the Brooklyn Skill Share have a remedy for the post-grad blues, but the grassroots organization offers a priceless experience for those of us who didn’t have the luxury of attending fancy art schools. Brooklyn Skill Share is organized and taught by local ... Read More

What breed are you?

BY Erin Wengrovius in Eat Me |

      I just got this amazing book today called Show Dogs; A Photographic Breed Guide; photographed by one of my favorite photographers Kate Lacey (who's talents you can see in the upcoming issue of BUST Magazine, stay tuned). Its chock-full of amazing canines from every end of the pooch spectrum. These portraits of purebreds come straight from the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, where Lacey rigged up a seamless backdrop backstage. She does an ... Read More