Edited by David Henry Sterry and R.J. Martin, JR. Soft Skull Press In these dark days of brokedom, who amongst us hasn't lingered a bit too long in the Etc. section of the Craigslist job postings? I mean, I do have dainty feet with nicely trimmed toenails, and if I could make my rent just by stepping on some random businessman's face, well who's to judge?? Granted, I am not brave enough (or hard up enough) to go through with such an evening's work (just yet), ... Read More

Liz Lemon loves BUST

BY Laurie in General |

We know that Liz Lemon is a BUST girl, as is our hero Tina Fey, but we got proof this week when one of our eagle eyed designers caught this in one of last 30 Rock season's episodes. Our Amy Poehler cover hanging in Liz's office! Who knows how long it's been there? I wonder if she'll update this season when our 2nd Amy cover comes out (Dec/Jan issue-it'll be a good one!). Keep tuned, and if you see something, say something. Oh, and commercial plug: if you ... Read More
The new issue of VICE is totally 90's dude, literally. Those kooky kids decided to make a high concept 'fake 1994' issue that is pretty cool. This is like a rare issue of INdex or something, with an interview with our pal Daisy Von Furth (X-Girl) by one of my fave writers, Amy Kellner, to Christina Kelly's love letter to My So Called Life, and Bob Nickas' Pavement interview! I have not seen the actual issue yet, and I don't know if these are real or imagined ... Read More

Best Costume Ever!

BY Laurie in General |

I was on the Craftster.org site today and this popped up, so genius, and not too difficult for the craft-impaired like myself. It's the creepy ghost kid Tomas from the movie Orphanage, go rent it if you've never watched, so good and scary! here is the link with how one crafty mom did ... Read More

Gaga or Madonna?

BY Laurie in General |

Who would you rather hang out with? While I am the last person in the world to have anything good to say about pop music, radio songs, or whatever it is you want to call it, after watching Gag's and Madge goofing around on SNL , I started thinking about the old and the new, and tho I've never been a fan of their music, you've gotta hand it to these ladies for making BIG strides in the business on their own merit. I started compiling my lists of the pros and ... Read More
Check out the video (made by Katy of the VG's) of our day at the haunted house in the country shooting our Nancy Drew inspired fashion story. If you love Nancy Drew, and the Vivian Girls like we do, you have to check out the issue- out now on ... Read More
The Swedish band Fever Ray made their US debut at Webster Hall last night, and Karin Dreijer and company did not disappoint. The set was very dark, the performers hidden mostly by smoke machine and shadow, while lasers beamed across the room and audience, and a few table lamps pulsed a dim orange glow on stage. From where I was standing (it was hard to see anything) it looked like Karin was wearing what I can only describe as a small African hut that she was ... Read More

Fever Ray comes to NY

BY Laurie in General |

Personally, my most anticipated show of the year is happening Monday night here in NY, Fever Ray! She's playing Webster Hall, and there may be a handful of tickets left for the tuesday show. I hear she puts on quite a spooky spectacle, I am nerding out on this chick! In case you're not familiar, watch her here. Or read our interview with the lady behind the mask in our Aug/September issue. + + + + + + ... Read More
(Interview by Sara Graham, photo by Michael Lavine) Jack White is the king of founding hip-as-shit bands. First he created the White Stripes, then the Raconteurs, and now his latest project, the balls-out, bare-boned group the Dead Weather, is spot-on rock gold. The band features Alison Mosshart (of the Kills) sharing vocal duties with White, and Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age) and Jack Lawrence (the Raconteurs) round out the lineup. Their dirty-blues, ... Read More

Martha is a Goth!

BY Laurie in General |

Dudes, have you seen the new one-off Halloween issue of Martha Stewart Living? It's amazing! and the issue is chock full of Halloween crafts and recipes, shes posing on the cover with her own horse, of course! I LOVE it. Reminds me of this blog we wrote about ages ago in BUST, Gothic Martha Stewart , check it ... Read More