Just days after releasing the first song, "Born Free," off of her upcoming third album, MIA has released the accompanying music video, directed by Romain Gavras.  Clocking in at nine minutes, the video is a graphic, violent depiction of American soldiers forcefully capturing and executing a targeted minority.  Watch the video below:    For unknown reasons, the American soldiers in this video are cleansing the city of young, red-haired ... Read More
We love getting our hands dirty here at BUST and describe how to do just that with an article about DIY composting in our February/March issue, so we were excited to see that Brooklyn Grange, an urban farm project, is in the running for $20,000 worth of funding from Kickstarter.com to develop a one acre rooftop farm in Brooklyn.  They only receive funding if they reach their entire goal, so check out their page and pledge some green to make sure Brooklyn ... Read More
Friday is now twice as nice because MIA released a new track today called "Born Free."  The sound is a slight departure from her earlier albums as it loses the drum-machine, beat produced sound, and instead opts for a punk-rock, fuzzed out riff and reverbed vocals.  We love it!  M.I.A.- Born Free by FirstUp! Her much awaited album is coming out June 29th of this year.  This song will hold us over for a little while, but we'll be needing ... Read More
If you are a mom, got a mom, or know a mom, treat yourself to a little burlesque brunch this Mother's Day at the "Salute to the Mothers of Burlesque Show" presented by Thirsty Girl Productions and the New York School of Burlesque. The event features 1950s burlesque legends like Dixie Evans, Dee Milo, and Toni Elling in a question and answer panel, as well as performances by contemporary burlesque queens Jo Boobs, Perle Noir, and the World Famous BOB. Skip your ... Read More
If a porn magazine from thirty years ago can tell you anything, it's that the times, they are a-changing.  The "growing" trend of hair removal has come to the pages of the Gray Lady, where last week they discussed several high-profile women who dared to bare their body hair.  The general sentiment of women with body hair is that it is unclean, unattractive, and somehow, in one of the most successful campaigns of the beauty industry, unnatural.  ... Read More