Yikes!

BY Laurie in General |

While this video does not make me want to go out and buy Dove soap, I do think it's pretty cool that they are recognizing the onslaught that we see everyday, and opening the discussion of body image  to young girls. I mean, my 12 year old knows an anorexic boob job when she sees one, and thinks its gross, yet you cant help wonder what the day to day exposure is doing to her/us. And as its illustrated here, there is an awful lot of it out there. (kudos to one ... Read More
Just like America's Next top model, YOU could be in the running to be Britains next top girl singer! Our pal Sheila B at Xenomania Records in London is organizing an open audition for girl singers in NYC in a few weeks, so spread the word to your friends, sisters, cousins, daughters, neighbors, co-workers, fave unsigned bands/singers, everyone and anyone you know who wants to make it in music!  CALLING ALL GIRL SINGERS OPEN AUDITIONS Oct. 13 + 14, 2007 ... Read More
I recently went to see the documentary Helvetica, yes it's about a font, and no, it's not that boring. Shot beautifully, mostly of signs from around the world, the ubiquitous font shows up in just about every corner of the globe. Here we have a bunch of famous designer dudes talking about the history and thier love (and sometimes hatred) of the omnipresent letters. Just like in the design world, we barely see any women here, except two, the spunky and talented ... Read More

Miranda July watch!

BY Laurie in General |

Our favorite director/actress/performer/author Miranda July just announced a NYC reading on Oct. 5th as part of The New Yorker Festival, tickets go on sale Sept, 15th thru ticketmaster. If you've never seen her speak or perform live, you owe it to yourself to check her out, she is one charming and lovely lady! There will also be an amazing interview with her in the new issue of BUST, on newsstands at the end of Sept. In other MJ news, I was happy to see that ... Read More

Speedy recovery

BY Laurie in General |

Former BUST cover gal and french chanteuse/actress/mom Charlotte Gainsbourg is apparently recovering from surgery for a brain hemorrhage. We wish her a speedy recovery, according to this article she will be fine. Gros Bisous Charlotte! ... Read More
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