Posted by: Maggie Carr
on Jun 06, 2013
It all started with a ‘zine.
Twenty years ago, we Xeroxed and stapled BUST into existence. Since then, we’ve evolved into one of the most beloved and ballsy women’s magazines in the world, surviving and thriving through some of the most cataclysmic changes in the media landscape.
Our very first issue!
To celebrate this milestone, we’re throwing a good old-fashioned Brooklyn birthday bash ... Read More
Posted by: BUST Magazine
on Jan 16, 2013
Have you ever woken from a dream that was so tangible, the damn thing haunted you for months after? If not, read Kiki Petrosino’s Fort Red Border (Sarabande Books) instead. Her debut collection is, for the most part, comprised of poems about a fantasized affair with actor Robert Redford and all the psychic turmoil that comes with it. Even though the book’s title is an anagram for Redford’s name, these poems ... Read More
Posted by: BUST Magazine
on Aug 02, 2012
Tara Hardy gives you her life’s thesis when she writes, “…my/blood does not make a pity trip.” Indeed, what grips about the poems in Bring Down The Chandeliers (Write Bloody Publishing) is not that she speaks so directly about incest, chronicling the sexual abuse from her father. (In fact, nowhere is the word “abuse” even used in these poems.) Hardy’s gift is her ability to take bravery where ... Read More
Posted by: Lan Truong
on Mar 28, 2012
Reviewed by Amber Tamblyn
The Bigger World
By Noelle Kocot
Noelle Kocot’s 2006 book Poem For The End Of Time and Others Poems—a collection about the death of her husband and the subsequent burning cyclone of grief that followed—contains some of the most painful and powerful verses ever unearthed on the subject. But today, Kocot is looking at The Bigger World (Wave Books) and telling the dark, ... Read More
Posted by: Samantha Vincenty
in Music Stuff
on Mar 05, 2012
I’ve never thought much about Amber Tamblyn. Aside from being a BUST columnist, I knew she was on a TV show about Jesus that I never saw, and she’s engaged to David Cross, and that was all the Tamblyn Trivia™ I knew—until Friday, when she became my hero.
Apparently, actor-musician Tyrese Gibson saw Amber’s e-mail on some group message and confused her with model Amber Rose, Kanye’s ex-girlfriend. Tyrese ... Read More
Posted by: Grace Evans
on Jul 26, 2011
Amber Tamblyn writes an excellent regular Poetry Corner column in BUST, and in April she held a poetry competition with BUST and Buzznet. There was an incredible amount of entries but Amber managed to settle on one winner, and two runner up entries. The winning entry is “we all begin somewhere” by Chelsea Comeau, a Canadian poet and Education Assistant currently working on a full-length book of poetry that she hopes to someday ... Read More
Posted by: Kristina Uriegas-Reyes
on Apr 01, 2011
In honor of poetry month, Buzznet and BUST Magazine have partnered with actress and author Amber Tamblyn to launch a poetry competition for writers, poets, and creatives alike, inviting them to share their work for a chance to have it recognized by over a MILLION readers online and in print!
HERE'S WHAT YOU COULD WIN:
An autographed copy of Amber Tamblyn's book Bang Ditto
A prominent feature on the front page of Buzznet
YOUR ... Read More
Posted by: Katie Oldaker
on Apr 26, 2010
A poetry event for anyone who thinks they hate poetry--and for those who love it! In honor of National Poetry Month, the Strand Book Store and BUST Magazine are proud to present an evening of spoken word on April 29th featuring some of the country's top female performance poets.
Poet Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz (BUST writer and author of "Everything is Everything") will host the reading, which will feature electrifying performances by ... Read More
Posted by: Laurie
in Boob Tube
on Dec 03, 2009
OMG, This show looks hilarious, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, produced by Channel 4 in the UK. After watching this clip, I'm hooked. Dream Team: Will Arnett, David Cross, Spike Jonez, and I spied Amber Tamblyn in this episode too! Looks like you can watch the entire episode here. If you like Arrested Development, 30 Rock, The Office, Office Space etc, I think you'll enjoy.
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Posted by: Intern Stephanie G
on Nov 05, 2009
For all you photo-geeks out there, you'll be stoked to know that the Lomography Diana World Tour, after gracing such cities as Tokyo, Paris, and Madrid, has landed in New York City. This showcase is displaying more than 90 vintage Diana and Diana clone cameras in the Dietrich Collection, as well as an exhibition entitled "Diana Vignettes" in which photos and stories from current and future New York LomoAmigos is shown. What's a LomoAmigo ... Read More