Fractured fairy tales have dominated this year’s box office, but most of the stories are pretty far removed from the real world. Enter The Brass Teapot, a topical spin on this formula that follows neither witch hunters nor giant slayers, but a couple of broke kids. Married protagonists Alice (Juno Temple) and John (Michael Angarano) find a shady solution to their debt in a teapot that responds to pain by filling itself with cash. It’s not long ... Read More
Everyone in a city where there is a Ben & Jerry's (meaning LOTS OF PLACES ALL OVER THE WORLD), STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING. TODAY IS THE BEAUTIFUL DAY THAT HAPPENS EACH YEAR IN WHICH THIS HALLOWED INSTITUTION BESTOWS FREE ICE CREAM UNTO THE GRATEFUL PUBLIC. And oh god, could there be a better day for this to happen? New York is about to experience its hottest day of the year so far, and all of us at BUST are already dreaming of beaches. Even if the weather's not as ... Read More
The competition is on to create the next 30 Rock-- there are some incredibly buzz-worthy pilots in the works for fall, including an Andy Samberg cop show and a Seinfeld-esque vehicle by comedian and SNL writer John Mulaney. We're on pins and needles for both, but what's currently called The John Mulaney Show looks more impressive by the day. While it already boasts writing from one of the best comedians of the moment*, its cast will include such ... Read More
Ever since Lost went off the air a couple of years ago, we’ve been waiting for another WTF sci-fi mystery to keep us talking at the water cooler. Thankfully, BBC America’s original series Orphan Black could be just we’re looking for. The story follows Sarah (newcomer Tatiana Maslany), a delinquent foster kid who takes on the identity of Beth, a rich suicide victim who looks just like her. Sarah only plans to steal her doppelganger’s ... Read More
You'd think any dude would be thankful to get as much attention as Don Draper's penis has attracted lately, but Jon Hamm is not pleased with your discussions about his john-ham. He didn't sound happy when a reporter brought up his distracting junk in the new issue of Rolling Stone: "They're called 'privates' for a reason. I'm wearing pants, for fuck's sake. Lay off. I mean, it's not like I'm a fucking lead miner. There are harder jobs in the ... Read More