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Roll with the punches

BY Dawn in General

   Gotham Girls Roller Derby Season Continues….you can't miss it!The top league in the Eastearn Region is battling it out at home on Saturday September 22nd. You won't see better roller derby anywhere else! For the first time this season, the feisty lady cabbies from the Bronx Gridlock will meet the salty sailorettes of the Brooklyn Bomshells at City College of New York's Nat Holman Gym (near 138th and Amsterdam in Harlem) on Saturday, ... Read More
I recently went to see the documentary Helvetica, yes it's about a font, and no, it's not that boring. Shot beautifully, mostly of signs from around the world, the ubiquitous font shows up in just about every corner of the globe. Here we have a bunch of famous designer dudes talking about the history and thier love (and sometimes hatred) of the omnipresent letters. Just like in the design world, we barely see any women here, except two, the spunky and talented ... Read More

Miranda July watch!

BY Laurie in General

Our favorite director/actress/performer/author Miranda July just announced a NYC reading on Oct. 5th as part of The New Yorker Festival, tickets go on sale Sept, 15th thru ticketmaster. If you've never seen her speak or perform live, you owe it to yourself to check her out, she is one charming and lovely lady! There will also be an amazing interview with her in the new issue of BUST, on newsstands at the end of Sept. In other MJ news, I was happy to see that ... Read More

Speedy recovery

BY Laurie in General

Former BUST cover gal and french chanteuse/actress/mom Charlotte Gainsbourg is apparently recovering from surgery for a brain hemorrhage. We wish her a speedy recovery, according to this article she will be fine. Gros Bisous Charlotte! ... Read More
 Now THAT puts me in the holiday spirit! Don't forget, Jewish New Year is coming up on 9/13, so stock up on apples and honey, dust off your shofar, and prepare to get LOOSE! Big ups to Rosh Hashanah Girl for the semetic song ... Read More