R.I.P. Eartha Kitt

BY Laurie in General |

The amazing Eartha Kitt has died at 81. Purrfectly pitiful news. ... Read More

Have a Cool Yule

BY Laurie in Music Stuff |

As much as the Holidays can sometimes suck for grown ups (the rushing, the shopping, and the hassles) I really do love Christmas, and here are at least three excellent things I can recommend to get you thru any stress and strain you may be feeling.1. A John Waters Christmas CD , including number one hits like Santa Claus is a Black Man , Merry Christmas Baby Jesus, and Fat Daddy. This cd gets heavy rotation in the BUST offices and has been a favorite for 4 ... Read More
Oops! It's Christmas Eve and most people, including yours truly, have once again flaked on sending Christmas cards to family and friends. Rather than stand in line at the Post Office aka the Tenth Circle of Hell, I'll just hop over to someecards and email some snarky e-cards to those nearest and not-so-dearest to my heart. Here's a quick sampling of the hysterical if slightly cynical messages someecards has to offer: 'May you wake up New Year's day underneath a ... Read More
Artistic Director Philip Glass has assembled an eclectic line-up of modern day music icons Patti Smith, Vampire Weekend, the National and more to rock it out at the 19th Annual Tibet House Benefit Concert, at New York City's Carnegie Hall in February. Tibet House, a non-profit organization is dedicated to promoting and maintaining Tibetan culture on behalf on his Holiness, the Dalai Lama by serving as both a cultural center in New York City and worldwide ... Read More
The phrase 'Blonde Bombshell' conjures images of Hollywood legends Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield or Jean Harlow, but all-too-often history tends to overlook one of the great blonde starlets of our time: Liz Renay The original Queen of Re-Invention, Renay starred in over eighteen films, including John Water's controversial film 'Desperate Living'. Walking out on an abusive marriage, she became an exotic stripper and later served a brief stint in prison due to her ... Read More