Our good friend and frequent BUST photographer Aliya Naumoff has curated a photo show that opens on Feb. 18th at the Fuse gallery (back of Lit) 93 2nd Ave (between 5th and 6th Sts, 2nd Ave stop on the F), NYC. All proceeds from sales of the photos (of animals, natch) will go to the ASPCA. here is a list of the participating artists:Andy Kehoe, Ricky Powell, Dennis Mcnett, Nick Zinner, Kenzo Minami, Danielle Levitt, Tim Barber, Adam Wallacavage, Jeaneen Lund, ... Read More

Nothing to worry about

BY Laurie in Music Stuff

New video from Peter Bjorn and John , guaranteed to make you ... Read More
The BPA (Brighton Port Authority) I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat (Southern Fried) The Brighton Port Authority is a moniker for Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, and a horde of his fave featured artists. The BPA's fun and rhythm-heavy I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat is clad with various forms of percussion, bass, synths, guitars, and some friendly distortion thrown in for good measure and it's as good as Cook's classic You've Come a Long Way, Baby. ... Read More
Lux Interior, the great lead singer of perhaps the coolest punk band of all time, The Cramps,  died today of reported heart disease at age 62. Our hearts go out to his wife and bandmate, Poison ivy. The Cramps single handedly kept garage rock alive since they formed in 1972. He will be missed. Feast your eyes on this gem, The Cramps played a live show in a mental institution in California in 1978.So ... Read More

Pussy Willow earrings!

BY Laurie in General

Nothing says Spring like Pussy Willows! I found these earrings on Lost in E minor, designed by Stephanie Simek (she also made the eyelash necklace we featured in BUST  few issues back. I'm feeling inspired to go down to Chinatown after work and pick up a huge $5 bundle of PW's for the ... Read More

Happy Groundhog Day

BY Laurie in General

I can haz more ... Read More

Blowfish balls

BY Laurie in General

The New York Times reported today that 7 diners became seriously ill after eating blowfish testicles in Japan recently. The police said the restaurant did not have a license to serve the Japanese delicacy and are investigating. (Note to self: Do not ingest fish balls. Ever.) I'm curious if anyone has ever tried the blowfish? Is it really that good that you would risk paralysis? Enquiring minds want to know. Via ... Read More
Important Things with Demetri MartinWednesdays 10:30pm / 9:30c Series Preview More Funny Videos Comedians on Tour Get Funny Ringtones Stand-Up Comedy Demetri Martin is getting his own show on Comedy Central! Premieres Feb 11th at 10:30. You may have seen him on Conan, or The Daily Show, or as one of the Crazy Dogs in Flight of the Conchords. I've had a little crush on him ever since we boy du joured him in the magazine years ago. He is funny and ... Read More

Un-Gag me with a spoon!

BY Laurie in Feminizzle

Today Obama lifted the gag order on international groups that offer counseling and abortions to women in other countries. According to a Planned Parentood statement, in the pat 8 years, 'Clinics have closed, contraceptive supplies have dwindled, and women were left without basic and critical health care services. As a result, there were more unwanted pregnancies and more unsafe abortions. Today, one woman dies every minute of every day due to pregnancy related ... Read More

Florence and the Machine

BY Laurie in General

We've been hearing alot of buzz about this British singer Florence and the Machine. Here is her video for Kiss With a Fist, It's like a new twist on the Crystals (Carol King/Gerry Goffin) classic, He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss) which was recently covered by one of my faves, Grizzly Bear. Domestic violence has never sounded so ... Read More