BY Lauren Rubin in Eat Me on Nov 24, 2010 |
Ahhh…Thanksgiving, the first link on the proverbial winter holiday chain of events. A time when biological families and selective families gather round to indulge in gluttony in it's most jovial form, and scroll down the list of people, places and things they are so grateful for. Personally, my turkey day traditions have gotten a little stale over the years. Seeing the same spread of green beans, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Music Stuff on Oct 29, 2010 |
I have to admit, way back in 2008 when I had my first dose of Crystal Castle's against my will at a dimly lit local watering hole I was more than a little skeptical. Abundant dance beats, standard new wave synths, androgynous haircuts, and generous amounts of distorted femme roaring all played their appropriate roles. All these things are of course mandatory ingredients to an ever so hip soundtrack to looking for romance in all the wrong places. I thought to ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Music Stuff on Oct 22, 2010 |
Tonight is the night you must take your booty shorts out of hiding, slap those puppies on and shake your fun buns till the break of dawn. New Orleans style sissy bounce queen Big Freedia will be performing at South Paw tonight for a fantastic Friday fun time(Phew! Say that six times fast!) that is sure to go down in BUST party history. DJ Rusty Lazer, Dominique Young Unique and Javelin will also be performing for your listening and move busting ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Music Stuff on Oct 22, 2010 |
Every year when the temperature starts to decrease I find myself fumbling through albums that beckon story telling, invite group vocals and paint dream like images of autumn breezes flowing through my moth eaten flannel. Now I do recognize that many people do this all year round, but there is something so pleasing about seasonal record listening. Nothing says fall like the crunching of leaves and twigs beneath feet that are frolicking to a shoe gaze, ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Music Stuff on Oct 20, 2010 |
Calling all rockers, hip hoppers, groove shakers, shoe gazers, day trippers and night crawlers! CMJ 2010 is here.You know what that means? Heaps and I mean HEAPS of amazing performances by some of the best musicians to hit the East Coast. The five day music marathon is sprawled across the city like a wildfire. So dust off your dancing shoes and rehearse your sickest moves! You may even find a show that tickles your fancy right in your hood. Some of the ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Artsy on Oct 19, 2010 |
There are many mind boggling and wondrous things hiding in the nooks, crannies and crevices of the internet.Every once and a while one of those things will hit me like a ton of bricks to the face, or in this case a couple hundred gallons of paint paired with a knack for stop motion cinematography.How do these two things work together so beautifully you might ask? Check out this 9:55 long time-lapse video entitled Big Bang Big Boom depicting the beginning ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Music Stuff on Oct 15, 2010 |
Regardless of how you might feel on our country's position in the battlefield, one thing is for sure. The men and women who courageously serve and sacrifice their lively hood on a daily basis to protect the good old US of A, deserve a hard rocking salute. Thankfully, the USO has paired up with VH1 to turn those over worn military uniforms into groove loving dancing pants.Mark your calendars folks because on December 5th at 9:00pm VH1 Divas Salute The ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Feminizzle on Oct 13, 2010 |
You know who doesn't need eye of newt, ghoulish eyeballs or a big black cauldron to cast a spell on the silver screen? If you answered Helen Mirren, you are right as rain.
Check out this teaser of a trailer starring our very first cover dame. The lovely Mrs. Mirren shines as the female rendition of Prospero, in Julie Taymor's interpretation of Shakespeare's final masterpiece,The Tempest.
This flick emerges stuffed to the gills with juicy ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in Eat Me on Oct 13, 2010 |
So you can make a devil's food cake even St. Lucifer can't turn down, and your recipe skills are the stuff of champions. You can whip up a butter cream frosting faster than a lasso on a cowpoke and keep those lips smacking for days to come. But all well-rounded cupcake cuties know that looking good is just as important as tasting good. That's why Cupcake Provocateur is holding an amazing custom apron giveaway. Here is how the cookie crumbles! Simply email a ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin in General on Oct 05, 2010 |
In recent headlines the news has been swarming with information regarding the deaths of the five teenage boys that were bullied to the point of suicide. Bust cover alumni Sarah Silverman loses her funny bone when addressing the gay youth of America in a video message posted on Perez Hilton's Youtube account.
The quirky potty mouthed comedian points fingers towards the social policies constructed by the United States government stating that when the gay ... Read More