There are many things to admire about Obama's speech in Cairo today. The man managed to tackle every issue plaguing our relations with the Middle East in a respectful manner, after all. But what we find most impressive here at BUST is Obama's inclusion of the importance of women's rights as one of the seven major sources of tension between the U.S and the Muslim world. (This is particularly exciting in comparison to The Administration Who Must Not Be Named.) Here ... Read More
                   As the afternoon winds down, I'm tuning in to grooveshark.com and if you haven't checked this website out before, you might as well add it to your favorites now. Bookmark that shit.Grooveshark is a website that a friend of mine introduced me to one late-night-turned-early-morning music marathon session. Frustrated with trying to find the right version of ... Read More
The Brooklyn International Film Festival kick-off party is tonight and the films start screening on Friday! The party tonight is from 6 pm until whenever at The Delancey , which is located at 158 Delancey St in Manhattan (which seems odd for the Brooklyn Int'l Film Fest, no?).There are happy hour events almost every night during the festival, at various bars in the DUMBO neighborhood (my digs!). The films are all being screened at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema ... Read More
GoGoMarj is a cool online clothing store (part of RetroWardrobe.com) that sells recycled and recreated vintage pieces. Designer Meredith Fogg takes vintage fabrics, often from scarves that she finds at estate sales, and re-purposes them into skirts, belts, headbands, and so on.She takes these old things and makes them into versatile pieces. Her skirts have gathered waists that fit a fairly wide range of sizes (most will stretch from 20''-50'' around the waist). ... Read More
A recent study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health found that young Australians, and likely women around the world, are grossly misinformed about the when/what/how of the morning after pill. As a crucial option for emergency contraception, these are facts every female should have down ... Read More