BY Brittany Allen in Feminizzle on Feb 20, 2014 |
We already know the results of this ever-Sisyphean exercise: no. Surprise, everyone! Neither Martin Scorcese, Scott Rudin (and I wanna say technically) Spike Jonze managed to make films this year in which two even vaguely compelling female characters talk to one another about something that isn't a boy. On the other hand, two other Best Picture nominated films that this snarky viewer considered problematic-re-their-female-portrayals-at-best (Dallas Buyers Club and ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Artsy on Feb 20, 2014 |
Are you a writer? Are you a lady? Have you ever had cause to wave a banner in the name of civil rights/social justice? Who among you, fine readership, doesn't have a secret trove of spiral notebooks, packed to the brim with angsty teenage lyrics, rants, and...as ya do...unflinching feminist poetry?
If you answered yes to most of these questions (and the last one is a trick), you're invited to put your righteous anger and English degree to ... Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman in Boob Tube on Feb 20, 2014 |
What do you get when you mix Mary Louise Parker, cooking puns and a butt load of wine into a heart shaped bowl? Other than a cavity, this truly sweet Youtube video.
The people that brought you a chance to win a visit to Downton Abbey are now bringing you the opportunity to win an afternoon baking brownies with the cast of Weeds. And to kick off the announcement, everyone's favorite drug dealing mom hangs out with Youtube's inebriated cooking sweetheart. Of course ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in MyBlog on Feb 20, 2014 |
Indie-Rock Superstar Neko Case Invites Us Inside Her Cozy Vermont Farmhouse And Opens Up About Depression, Dogs, And Doing What She Loves
"When you’ve got a barn, you’ve got a place to skate in the winter,” says Neko Case, explaining why there’s a full-sized skateboard half-pipe in the barn on her property. It’s not actually hers — it belongs to her roommate and best friend, “Stuntman Nate” — but the half-pipe is only one of many weird, ... Read More
Alright-alright-alright! Here’s your mid-week jam, folks. We know Thursdays can be difficult, so on the off-chance that you need a pick-me-up, Brooklyn-based dj Dirtyfinger has shared with the world his Nip Slip 003, the new R&B playlist:
Dirtyfinger's dj-ed our BUST Craftacular in the past, so we can vouch for his vibe. It’s likely this mix will keep us going right through hump-day through the big ... Read More