BY Krista Ciminera in Artsy on Apr 22, 2010 |
If you are a mom, got a mom, or know a mom, treat yourself to a little burlesque brunch this Mother's Day at the "Salute to the Mothers of Burlesque Show" presented by Thirsty Girl Productions and the New York School of Burlesque.
The event features 1950s burlesque legends like Dixie Evans, Dee Milo, and Toni Elling in a question and answer panel, as well as performances by contemporary burlesque queens Jo Boobs, Perle Noir, and the World Famous BOB.
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BY Lisa Kirchner in Eat Me on Apr 22, 2010 |
Today's PETA ad in the Chicago Tribune has set off a maelstrom in the blogosphere. People just love to hate PETA. But for this? Because it's tacky? As opposed to what, the way these animals are treated? In playing the first character on TV to have an abortion, Arthur didn't exactly shy away from controversy in her lifetime. And that stone cold stare? Classic Bea/Maude. The fullpage ad explains everything, and not in fine print. Arthur supported PETA in her ... Read More
BY debbie in Feminizzle on Apr 22, 2010 |
Last night I spoke on a panel at the 92nd street Y. As a way to promote the event, I was asked by the organizers to write a piece for Flavorwire on who I thought were the ten most influential women in pop culture. Since we're on deadline here at BUST and I didn't have much time to devote to this, I whipped up a list of only 7, which they published yesterday, and which I am reposting below. There's a lot more to say about each of these women and why I think they ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Feminizzle on Apr 22, 2010 |
If a porn magazine from thirty years ago can tell you anything, it's that the times, they are a-changing. The "growing" trend of hair removal has come to the pages of the Gray Lady, where last week they discussed several high-profile women who dared to bare their body hair. The general sentiment of women with body hair is that it is unclean, unattractive, and somehow, in one of the most successful campaigns of the beauty industry, unnatural. ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on Apr 22, 2010 |
In a move that must be doing wonders for sales, Lane Bryant's new lingerie ads have been banned from the airwaves by ABC television. Reps for the company claim that network execs deemed the commercials too sexy to run, which is kind of unbelievable since they've had no qualms showing Victoria's Secret ads in the past. The snowball does get rolling, however, as we learn that Fox News (which had no problem showing the below Victoria's Secret spot) also denied Lane ... Read More