The Hunger Games are maybe the antithesis of anything hipster--a multi-million dollar blockbuster written for twelve year olds and playing at only the most mainstream of multiplexes? Definitely not standard hipster fare. For some reason, though, the young adult series has really struck a chord in my circle of tattooed, bespectacled, bicycle-riding twenty-something friend group. We can't get enough of Katniss Everdeen.Reading the books, I couldn't help but wonder ... Read More
Brooklyn-based jewelry designer, Shanna Nash describes her SNASH JEWELRY collection as rugged, unisex designs that incorporated “monsters-eating-snacks-in-molten-metal, siamese-deer-and-other-natural-oddities…for those that embrace the weird around them.” And here at BUST, we can’t get enough.Check out SNASH JEWELRY at the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair next Saturday, April 14 at 82 Mercer St. in Soho. See you there! Click ... Read More
Gender disparity is a problem that's deeply engrained in our society. Within the tech industry, the numbers are staggering. Carnegie Melon University took note with their famous Dave-to-Girl ratio. After realizing the number of men named Dave in their computer science program outstripped overall females, they implemented changes to their department that would attract a broad spectrum of students. Four years later, the program boasted 40% women which goes to show ... Read More
Remember when you were a young girl faced with a really tough dilemma, you thought to yourself, “If only someone could give me advice in my own, tween, rhyme-y wordplay language”? Well, someone has finally published the book you’ve been waiting for! After years of writing “Starlette Universe” as a comic in Pageantry magazine, creator Kathy Johnson has compiled a whole book that is “aimed at young girls and designed to appeal to ... Read More
Tonight's the night! The first large scale Louisiana Bounce party is set to take Bushwick by storm at The Morgan. BUST faves Nicky da B and Rusty Lazer, along with Heather Loop, House of Ladosha, and Shane Shane, are all coming at ya with the bootiest bounciest beats. Sponsored by BUST, Candy Rain, du:Heart, and Earmilk, tonight promises to deliver. The event is 18 and up with a $10 cover ($7 if you're wearing booty shorts!)   If you can't make it tonight, ... Read More