BY Intern Kerishma in General on Apr 24, 2012 |
A week or two ago, this ridiculous ad for an Indian beauty product called “Clean and Dry Intimate Wash” made the rounds on the blogosphere. What the product aims to do, in essence, is bleach the skin around your ladyparts, therefore making everything in your sucky life better.
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The facepalm-inducing ad starts with an unbelievably fair-skinned Indian couple whose relationship is suffering ... Read More
It’s no secret that we love us some tough ladies here at BUST. So Melanie Fiona’s latest video for her track “Watch Me Work” is right up our alley.
The video is a jarring, fast-paced mash-up of TV and movie clips. It features iconic ladies in pop-culture like Pam Grier in Coffy, the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad in Kill Bill, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in their “Bitches get stuff done!” clip from SNL, and Tracie Thoms in Death ... Read More
Jack White really is playing up his upcoming album. Titled Blunderbuss, his first-ever solo album is currently streaming for free on iTunes. (For anyone baffled at the title, you’re not alone; I had to Google it, and a “blunderbuss” is a kind of gun. So there you go.)
Now, I’m a huge fan of White and all of his musical ventures (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather), so my opinion is probably super biased, but Blunderbuss is ... Read More
BY Intern Kerishma in Feminizzle on Apr 20, 2012 |
I’m sure you all remember the controversy surrounding manufacturer LEGO’s incredibly sexist line of toys called “Friends,” heavily simplified from their normal toys and marketed specifically to little girls. I’m sure you also remember the completely legitimate outrage over these toys (John Darnielle won my heart with his call to arms to “leaflet and raise hell”) and the attempt of SPARK activists Bailey Shoemaker Richards ... Read More
BY Intern Kerishma in General on Apr 20, 2012 |
Earth Day is coming up soon, y’all! On April 22 (this weekend), it’s time to kick our environmental awareness into overdrive and focus on improving our sustainability and natural environment.
This can seem like a daunting task to some, but it’s really not – there are lots of surprisingly little things you can do to reduce any harmful environmental impact: carry a reusable tote bag instead of paper or plastic ones when shopping, use a ... Read More