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R.I.P. Vampira

BY Emily Rems in General

B-movie scream queen and goth pioneer Maila Nurmi, aka Vampira, has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for her terrifying turn in Ed Wood's cult classic Plan 9 From Outer Space, she was through with it before Morticia knew what to do with it. ... Read More

Full of beans

BY Dawn in General

There are a few things that the ladies at BUST HQ have an unforgivable sweet tooth for: Babycakes, cheese (doesn't matter what kind), See's candies, and coffee...every day. We're fortunate to be in close proximity to one of the best coffee shops in town, but when one of the 'terns went out to do the usual caffeine run this morning, we were kind of panicked when we were informed that their espresso machine was down. Bollocks!Thankfully for us, we have David Lynch. ... Read More

LA opening

BY Laurie in General

The wonderful Esther Pearl Watson is going to have her artwork in a group show in LA this weekend, so come on down to the show if you are in town. Esther has been illustrating the hilarious tales of Tammy Pierce in her comic on the last page of BUST Magazine for years. SOME PAINTINGS THE 2007 LA WEEKLY ANNUAL BIENNIAL Curated by Doug Harvey January 12, 2008 - February 16, 2008 Opening reception ... Read More

Our Favorite Auntie

BY Lisa in General

Betty Dodson helps you get to know your inner ... Read More

Art Jam

BY Lisa in General

San Franciscans, this one’s for you. Next Saturday head to Giant Robot for Caroline Hwang’s new solo art show, Salvage. If you don’t know Caroline Hwang’s work, you ought to. It’s sweet and sad and hopeful and I guarantee you’ll see a bit of yourself in each of her pieces. The Brooklyn-based artist paints on fabric and uses embroidery and quilting to create beautiful work that deals with love, loss, healing, and all the ... Read More