BY Emily Rems in Music Stuff on Mar 19, 2010 |
I woke up reeeeeaaaallllly early today so I could contribute to a supercool segment on the WNYC morning radio show The Takeaway. It was all about The Runaways and how the film compares to other great girl band movies. We talked about Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, and even threw in some girl band movie trivia! If you missed the magic - don't fret. You can check out the whole segment below. //And while we're ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Mar 18, 2010 |
Written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray, The Exploding Girl is an understated character study of an epileptic college student named Ivy who is spending her spring break back at home in New York City. Her buddy Al is also home for the week, and the two spend their time walking around the city, drinking beers, reading books, and playing card games with Ivy’s mom—typical home-for-a-week activities for the Liberal Arts crowd.
Ivy’s college ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Music Stuff on Mar 17, 2010 |
Flicks about girl bands often follow the same trajectory: rebellious young women wanna skip town on the high heels of their rock ‘n’ roll dreams, but men tell them it’s impossible because “girls can’t rock.” Through a series of montages, the band ultimately gets good enough to prove they deserve a chance. And once given that big break, they launch headlong into all the pitfalls of fame. Think Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Sep 09, 2009 |
Long-time FOB (Friend of BUST) and burlesque legend Miss World Famous *BOB* will be bringing her One Man Show to Joe's Pub in NYC tomorrow night and I can't wait to see it! Who's with ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Aug 27, 2009 |
Ella Es El Matador, the first of three super BUST-y POV docs we featured in our Aug/Sept issue's 'Fall Preview' will finally be premiering on PBS on September 1st, and it's required viewing for anyone fascinated with the notion of female bullfighters in Spain.
Here's more from PBS:
'For Spaniards - and for the world - nothing has expressed their country's traditionally rigid gender roles more powerfully than the image of the male matador. So sacred was ... Read More