BY Tess Duncan in Feminizzle on Jan 24, 2013 |
Later this month, NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit plans to shoot an episode that features convicted rapist, Mike Tyson, as a guest star. Tyson will play Reggie Rhodes, “a murderer on death who is also the victim of a difficult childhood.” You may recall that the boxer physically abused his wife, Robin Givens. Or that in 1991, he raped Miss Black America contestant, Desiree Washington, in a hotel room in Indianapolis.If you love SVU ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in General on Jan 21, 2013 |
Dear Brooklynite BUSTees: If you find yourself in trouble with cops in the future, just blame it on your seductive hipster boyfriend! Works like a charm.
Sophia Anderson, former Bushwick resident, almost took the blame when her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Sajewski, drunk-drove his parents’ Mercedes into a house in Long Island. She has since been “conditionally dismissed” of charges, and is on probation for six months. Her lawyer, John ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Jan 21, 2013 |
BUST is giving away two pairs of tickets to this show! Returning for its fourth year, Beatles Complete on Ukulele will feature over 30 artists recreating 64 of The Beatles’ greatest hits. Notable ladies include Anya Marina, Angela McCluskey, Supercute!, Terre Roche (The Roche Sisters), and Leah Siegel. For the full list of performers, check out the Facebook event. The show starts at 8pm at Brooklyn Bowl on January 23rd.
How do you win tickets, you ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Boob Tube on Jan 18, 2013 |
In this video, Tina Fey gives us a tour of Liz Lemon’s office. I know what you’re thinking. “I want to go to there.” And so do we! (Duh.) There are tons of great knick-knacks and random wonderful Liz-esque things, but most importantly, she talks about the framed copy of BUST on her wall! We first noticed that she had our October/November 2006 issue starring beloved Amy Poehler on the front cover on display a few years back. Now she’s here to talk about ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Jan 17, 2013 |
Guitarist, songwriter, and singer Kate Eldridge is probably one of the hardest working musicians in the punk scene right now. Big Eyes started in Brooklyn, NY (although they’ve relocated to Seattle, WA), and has been releasing LPs, EPs, split 7 inches, and touring left and right since 2009. Kate shreds on guitar and writes some catchy-ass lyrics (see “Back From the Moon”). Big Eyes is like rock ’n’ roll but a little heavier. ... Read More