BY Brittany Houlihan in General on Sep 24, 2012 |
OMG! Just as I had predicted, cats are trying to take over the world. As BUST Intern Lilly wrote a couple of weeks ago, a creepy cat parasite has been affecting many. Now, a woman contracted the bubonic plague after trying to save a choking stray cat, but thanks to early treatment and detection, she avoided death by a whisker.
Paul Gaylord, a friend of the woman (who wished to remain unidentified), was not so lucky — the cat also bit him. Although his ... Read More
Got the city blues? Escape them tonight with a new comedy and variety show, Company Picnic, and you won't even have to leave the island. Although the lineup looks a little sausage fest-y, it's more of an eclectic buffet of some of the best comedy in the city, and the best dish is musical. Comedian Jessica Delfino is a guitar-playing, hilarious-joke-telling, do-it-all performer, as well as a critically acclaimed and award-winning musician ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Crafty on Sep 21, 2012 |
Accessories are an essential part of any good outfit. They can dress up a casual jeans and tee or add the perfect amount of pizzazz to an already stunning outfit. Among some of the coolest accessories popping up this season are collar clips and necklaces, and I have the perfect designer to help you accessorize your favorite fall outfits. Brooklyn-based jewelry designs LAB by Laura Busony are to die for. I cannot get enough of this badass brass claw ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Music Stuff on Sep 21, 2012 |
Take a moment out of your Monday to chill to the new track from LA musician/producer Nosaj Thing.
Nosaj Thing has remixed and worked with The XX, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beck, and Flying Lotus. Three years ago, he released his critically acclaimed debut album, Drift.
Now, for the first time, he’s incorporating guest vocals into his own music. His upcoming LP, Home, will include collaborations with Toro y Moi and Kazu Makino of Blonde ... Read More
BY Diana Denza in General on Sep 21, 2012 |
It’s not easy being transgender, period. A recent report by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force showed that a majority of transgender and gender non-conforming people are harassed in public. In addition, many live in abject poverty and are routinely turned down for jobs and housing.
Washington, DC is no exception. Despite the DC Human Rights Act, which protects gender identity and expression, a series of harrowing crimes ... Read More