I don’t even own a TV, so it’s not really difficult for me to avoid 16 and Pregnant. However, even if my apartment was filled wall-to-wall with televisions (which would be a  pretty weird decorating choice, but whatever), I’d probably avoid the hit MTV reality show. Admittedly, I have seen a few episodes, but I always find the show pretty tragic. When I do watch TV, I prefer something a bit more lighthearted, like 30 Rock, or Parks ... Read More
Remember when Todd Akin, the Republican representative currently vying for a seat on the Missouri Senate, made his now-infamous rape gaffe earlier this month? Well, it looks like angry white men across the country just can't stop committing political suicide by drowning in Akin’s word vomit. From “legitimate rape” to “forcible rape” and everything in between, here are five of the worst rape-related comments lawmakers made this month. ... Read More
Flight of the Conchords is one of our all-time favorite television shows, so you can imagine how heartbroken we were when Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie never came back to HBO for a third season. This new song from the duo, created to help the New Zealand charity, Cure Kids, makes the pain a little  easier.Clement and McKenzie reunited to ask kids how they should write a song for charity. The guys are as hilarious as always, and the kids are ... Read More
I honestly think The Baby-Sitters Club movie is one of the greatest films of all time. You may laugh, but consider the following points:The soundtrack (which I own and listen to regularly) is brilliant. The fact that there are people out there who haven’t heard Girl (Girlfriend) kinda breaks my heart. The “villain” of the film is named Cokie Mason, which is just the right level of ridiculous to be perfect. The scene (spoiler alert, probably?) ... Read More
Come party with BUST Magazine at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn as we celebrate the release of our August/September issue! On September 6 at 8 p.m. we are kicking off our VERY first of a series of free (you know, as in zero dollars) bi-monthly issue release parties, complete with awesome female-fronted bands.  This FREE party features:Live music from MANNEQUIN PUSSY and LEDA A special DJ set by members of rad feminist collective PERMANENT ... Read More