BY Laurie in Crafty on Jul 01, 2011 |
We’re real proud to announce that we have a big, fat, new book coming out this fall. It’s called The BUST DIY Guide to Life and will be published by STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book (which is a division of Abrams) and it’s kind of a big deal!
The book includes a bunch of past articles on crafts, and fun ideas for things to do, (over 250) and also features some brand spankin’ new material. Organized by category—beauty and health, ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Jun 27, 2011 |
Last week I received a new comedy CD of Tig Notaro doing stand up from the fine folks over at Secretly Canadian entitled Good One (out Aug. 2). I wasn't very familiar with her, but I will say after listening, I am an insta-fan! Her delivery is slow, dry and fairly sarcastic, I guess she's pals with Sarah Silverman and has been on a bunch of tv shows, in any case, I'm looking forward to seeing more from Tig! Check out this hilarious clip from Good One, and below ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on Jun 27, 2011 |
We’re very pleased to announce the winners of the Ladies of Polaroid contest, a photo competition sponsored by www.landcameras.com and co–sponsored by BUST. The idea was to submit photos inspired by the vintage manuals from the original Polaroid Land Camera, and the results were all pretty amazing, and so adorable!
There were two categories, “reproduction” and “open” ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on Jun 10, 2011 |
Why are Joan Jett and Cherie Currie suing Main Man records over a Runaways tribute album slated for release later this month? According to Main Man's site, portions of the proceeds of Take It or Leave It, which includes 2 cds full of prominent rockers covering Runaways classics, are going to the American Institute for Cancer Research in memory of Sandy West, former Runaways drummer, who lost her fight with cancer in 2006.
The suit, allegedly being filed by ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Jun 03, 2011 |
After my swift departure from Corporate America a few months ago, I found myself at a loss. Not so much a loss for the consistent paycheck I continually wasted on frivolous travel or the much-needed health benefits for “regular checkups”, but the notion I would never find a place or group of people who felt the same way I did about the word fuck.
I have been blogging for three years, but only recently started taking it more seriously and actually ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on Jun 03, 2011 |
One my favorite people in the world (and former BUST writer), Sarah Verdone was a talented writer, beautiful wife, and mother to two young daughters. She lost her battle with cancer last year, and we all still miss her terribly. Come help celebrate her memory next Wednesday at a benefit party for a writers award created in her name. We’ll be there!
Tucker Viemeister & Paper Magazine invite you for Cocktails
to support the Sarah Verdone Writing Award ... Read More
BY Laurie in Music Stuff on May 31, 2011 |
We always feel proud, thrilled and a little relieved when we pump out another issue of BUST, and this latest is one of our very best! The June/July issue features the fabulous Florence Welch on the cover, while the insides are chock full of music related stories, fashion, crafts and things to do. We've got an interview with the uber talented Miranda July, and expose on the Witch House music scene, tips on what to wear to that summer music festival you're ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on May 25, 2011 |
Director, writer, and graphic designer Mike Mills (whose first film was 2005’s Thumbsucker) has a new movie out June 3rd called Beginners—a beautiful film about love, death, and new beginnings. Based on Mike’s personal experiences, the story revolves around 38-year-old Oliver (played by Ewan McGregor) whose father Hal (Christopher Plummer) comes out as a homosexual at the age of 75 after his wife of 45 years passes away. Unfortunately Hal is ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on May 24, 2011 |
Hey all you iPad lovin' readers out there, you asked for it and we're giving it; the BUST iPad app is now available for download from the App store. And for a limited time, we're offering our current April/May Food issue for FREE! So go get your BUST and enjoy your space age reading ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on May 23, 2011 |
Contest ends May 31st 2011, still time to enter!
If you own an official Polaroid camera manual from the 1960's, 70's or 80's you've undoubtedly noticed the mod ladies stiffly posing for product shots. With perfectly manicured†nails and immaculately coiffed hair, these ladies were not only fine as wine, but they're also a window into the fashion of the day. If you have seen the hit series Mad Men and salivated over the styles of the working girls, this is ... Read More