I didn’t discover the great filmmaker Agnès Varda; she discovered me, staring at the posters in the window of her editing suite on the Rue Daguerre in Paris. A tiny, quizzical old lady, she approached, smiling and asked, “Have you discovered something interesting?”  Indeed I had! “La Varda” is one of the brilliant filmmakers to have emerged from the French “nouvelle vague.” In over 40 films, she has ... Read More

Literary Ladies

BY Nissa in Feminizzle |

Two talented women will be in town tonight to discuss their recent literary endeavors. Koren Zailckas, author of Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood will be reading and leading a discussion tonight at McNally Jackson Books alongside author Hephzibah Anderson, author of Chastened: The Unexpected Story of My Year Without Sex. The reading will start at 7 p.m. Smashed, which came out about four years ago when Zailckas was twenty-three, was Zailckas first book, and, ... Read More
One of our favorite BUST-y ladies, New York graffiti artist-turned-fashion designer Claw Money is teaming up with Vans for a sweet mini-collection of some sneaks, a tank and some socks. The main theme, as you can see to the left, is a pattern of her notorious claw symbol and some lovely leopard print fading from aqua into coral. Prices range from $8 for the socks to $70 for the hi-top sneakers with the allover print. According to Claw herself, the instructions for ... Read More

Twittering While Feminist

BY mikki in Eat Me |

I freaking love Twitter. I love that you can randomly type something on your phone and send it out into the ether and strangers read it. (Kind of like how I used to feel when I did a zine! But without a post office or stapling things!) I love that you can keep up with your friends, various pop cultural and political figures, and also keep an eye on trending topics to get a feel for what the online world is chitchatting about. But I especially love it because it ... Read More
In addition to BUST's current cover band, there's even Rosanne Cash. To quote Flavorpill, "She & Him. For free. Outdoors at Governors Island. Do you really need us to talk you into this one?" (Leah Taylor) And did we mention FREE? You can even borrow a free bike to tool around from thing to thing (til 4:30pm anyway), or just take your own on the free ferry over.  Trinity Wall Street presents singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash, 2 PM - 4 PM The daughter of ... Read More