BY Intern Sarah in General on Jan 04, 2012 |
On December 31, 2011, 29 year-old Esme Barrera– a fixture in the Austin, TX, music scene– attended a New Year's Eve show at the 29th Street Ballroom. Hours later, she was found dead in her apartment. Police are relying only on a general profile of the man who may have committed the murder, and there are no suspects at this time. It's horrifying but possible that such a tragedy might go unresolved.Esme was beloved among Austin musicians and music lovers ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Music Stuff on Dec 02, 2010 |
Now that it's officially December, we all could use a little push into the Holiday season. Check out Annie Lennox’s bizarrely beautiful rendition of “God Bless Ye Merry Gentleman” and the equally beautiful (and bizarre) music video.
Yes, there is auto-tune involved.
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BY Mary S in Boob Tube on Dec 02, 2010 |
Jack Black is said to be developing a new show about adolescent girls with the foreboding title of Tiny Monsters. (Apparently, the working title was Little Bitches, but, unsurprisingly, that one never got off the ground.) Working with him is Ali Rushfield, who previously wrote for Fox’s Undeclared, which was a pretty funny show with pretty weak female characters.
Why be wary? Consider the facts:-It’s on Fox, home to the sad, sad, 21st ... Read More
BY Mary S in Eat Me on Dec 02, 2010 |
Since I’m a big fan of both eating and food, there is nothing more enjoyable than perusing the (web)pages of a good food blog. Unfortunately, many food blogs read more like Martha Stewart cookbooks than a home-grown type deal: Who knew so many people start off their days by delicately frosting several tiered cakes or make last-minute meals out of the cornucopia of farmer’s market fresh organic vegetables in the fridge they had just ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Crafty on Dec 02, 2010 |
It's that time of year again! Let the Holiday shopping commence! BUST is sponsoring the Kings County General Store Holiday markets in Park Slope, and admission is free! Bring your besties and don’t miss the drink specials, door prizes and special surprises all month long!
Location: Southpaw 125 Fifth Ave (St John’s + Sterling) in Park Slope, NY.
Sunday 12/5 and 12/19 noon-5pm.
Also visit the Kings County General Store pop up shop at the BUST ... Read More
BY Mary S in Music Stuff on Dec 02, 2010 |
Oh, Margaret Cho! The first time I ever saw a BUST magazine, my friend held up a copy with Cho on the cover and told me, “You would love this.” Since Margaret went to my high school (briefly, anyway), and grew up in my hometown of San Francisco, I kinda feel like I grew up with her. Her never-ending career remains impressive, especially considering she always does her own raunchy, unique, non-typical famous lady thing. And now she's just gotten her ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Feminizzle on Dec 02, 2010 |
In Malaysia this week there has been a new bus line introduced in an attempt to quell sexual harassment. The Rapid Lady Bus service will run the most popular bus lines during peak-hours so that passengers can have the choice of stepping into a women-only pink bus rather than deal with the jostling and harassment of men.
RapidKL Bus Chief Operating Officer Datuk Mohamed Hazlan Mohamed Hussain said, “This is based on feedback received from our ... Read More
BY Molly Labell in General on Dec 02, 2010 |
In February of 1961, the 18 members of the U.S. Figure Skating team--along with their families, friends and coaches--made their way to the World Championships in Prague. Sadly they never arrived. Their plane crashed in Belgium, killing the entire team and all other passengers on board. In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the tragedy, the U.S. Figure Skating Association will be releasing the movie Rise. The film's website explains: "Rise will document the ... Read More
BY Helen in Crafty on Dec 01, 2010 |
Debbie Tuch, BUST Craftacular vendor and the artistic mastermind behind Glitterlimes was given the wonderful opportunity of decorating the Christmas tree at Lincoln Square in Dante Park this year for the 11th Annual Winter’s Eve festival that took place Monday night. Having just moved here from San Francisco, being able to decorate the tree was a wonderful welcome to the city for Tuch, and a great way for her to get her adorable, glitzy pieces noticed. She ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Dec 01, 2010 |
New York Magazine’s cover feature this week is entitled “Waking Up From the Pill”. The article discusses the Pill’s 50th anniversary, its great effect on women’s reproductive freedom, and its consequence. The article’s author, Vanessa Grigoriadis, poses the argument that with the Pill came an ignorance of the body. The theory is women are no longer conscious of what their body is telling them, because there is a pill to control ... Read More