It started with a comment commending President Obama on decreased national gas prices and ended with yet another vicious assault on women. And as a native New Yorker, I’m ashamed to say that all the hoopla is happening right here in my home state. Jay Townsend, the official spokesman for Republican Representative Nan Hayworth and moderator of the page titled "How to Run for Public Office", responded to a comment on NY19 U.S. House of Representatives Civil ... Read More
If you're a vegan (or just play one on TV), you're going to want to make sure you're in NYC in mid-June. We've teamed up with The Seed to create the BUST Magazine Craftacular @ The Seed: A Vegan Experience. On June 16th and 17th, we'll be at 82 Mercer in Soho, hosting two delightful days filled with all things vegan, including featured speakers, demos, film screenings, vegan dishes, and cruelty-free crafts and apparel. Tickets for The Seed are on sale here ... Read More
Memorial Day has passed, which means it is now unofficially summer and you are now officially allowed to wear white, go to a beach with a lifeguard on duty, and host semi-illegal barbecues in the park! BUST has all of your outdoor dance party needs covered with a new edition of BUST Loves on Spotify, with new tracks from the likes of Rye Rye (above), Azealia Banks, Icky Blossoms, and more. And if your hankering for new tunes still isn't satisfied, you can also ... Read More
Today is a victory for equal rights in Massachusetts, where a federal appeals court just declared that  the federal Defense of Marriage act is unconstitutional on the grounds that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.  The ruling is also a victory for the Obama administration, which had refused to defend that part of the 1996 law. Although the decision does not establish a national right to gay marriage, hopefully the ... Read More
We BUST staffers have a mouthful of sweet teeth-- we email each other photos of ice-cream concoctions and homemade marshmallows as if we're sending around breaking-news items. We get goodies sent to the office from time to time, but few have gotten as much attention as the stuff we recently received from Sweet Mary's. We marveled over the multicolored Caramel Chocolate Apples, which were approximately the size of a newborn baby's head, and quickly devoured a bag ... Read More