BY Libby Zay in Style File on Feb 11, 2010 |
American Apparel is on the hunt for their next soft-core porn model, asking women to put two cheeks to the wind for their "Best Bottom in the World" competition. The clothing company is having women submit photos of their backsides clad in AA products to their website, where they are being scored and commented on. It's the new "Hot or Not," except you feel even sleazier after looking at it.Am I surprised at Dov Charney's slimeball marketing tactics? ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Sexy on Feb 09, 2010 |
Peggy Wilkins has a secret stash: an apartment-sized collection of Playboy magazines. Her love affair started at age 13, when she had to have an issue with teen detective Nancy Drew—wearing a trench coat and nothing else—on the cover. After her mother told her she wouldn't purchase the magazine, Peggy did what any real fan would do—she stole it.Since that day, Peggy has amassed every single issue of Playboy, including a copy of the ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Feminizzle on Feb 09, 2010 |
Live in New York and looking for something to do on Valentines Day that doesn't involve cheesy cards and heart shaped boxes? Belt out all your favorite hits by Stevie Nicks, Bikini Kill, the Muffs, Le Tigre, the Gits, the Breeders, and more at the Anti-Valentines Day Riot Grrl Women Fronted Cover Band Show.
It all goes down on February 14 at the Loft, 1087 Broadway. For the Birds, an awesome New York-based feminist collective, will also be tabling their ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Boob Tube on Feb 08, 2010 |
Tim Tebow's anti-choice Super Bowl commercial might be getting all the attention, but I needed a second pass at this Snickers ad featuring Betty White. Not bad for someone who just celebrated their 88th birthday!
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BY Libby Zay in Feminizzle on Feb 08, 2010 |
Ladies, meet Markus: the first man you can legally hire for sex in the U.S.
The Shady Lady Ranch in Nevada hired the "prostidude" after winning state and county approval to employ male prostitutes. This 25-year-old former Marine found himself outpacing a few other good men, and now he can be yours—for $300 an hour.
Here's the intimate details on Markus, according to Markus: Before accepting the position he had a brief stint as a porn actor (he only ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Boob Tube on Dec 04, 2009 |
Picture it... an all-drag cast reenacting two timeless Christmas episodes from our fav single retirees, The Golden Girls. Like a midnight gossip sesh over a slice of cheesecake, it's almost too good to be true.
San Francisco's Trannyshack will put on the holiday homage to Miami's hottest foursome at Mama Calizo's Voice Factory (1519 Mission St.) on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday nights between now and the 26th (excluding Christmas Eve and ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Artsy on Dec 03, 2009 |
From Austin to Austria, a dance troupe dressed in neon sweat-gear has been taking over the streets. Using their bodies as living sculptures, performers tag buildings by contorting themselves into bizarre formations and cramming into stairwells and doorways. The installations only last for fleeting moments -- basically, just long enough for a camera-phone wielding crowd to take notice and string along.
The on-the-run art show is called "Bodies in Urban Spaces." ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in Feminizzle on Nov 17, 2009 |
Here at BUST, we are well aware that there is no feminist dress code. But others aren't so savvy on the idea that following fashion doesn't mean you are disloyal to feminist ideals. Just yesterday a headline from the UK's Independent read 'You can be beautiful and still be a feminist.' As if that is a profound statement! We figured that one out long ago.
The article was spurred after Cambridge undergrads stripped down to their skivvies for a student magazine, ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in General on Oct 12, 2009 |
Now in it's 9th year, the Bicycle Film Festival is out to prove that peddle pushing isn't just a passing trend. Much like the number of two-wheelers seen on the street, it's becoming unstoppable. You don't have to be a hardcore biker babe to enjoy the show, either: those of us who prefer to take a joyride on our cruisers can get in tandem with cycle-centric cinema.
Currently in Paris, the wheels-on-reels tour will make stops in Auckland, Denver, Sydney, Tokyo, ... Read More