Best Pageant Ever!

BY Intern nicole! in General

  If I had a living grandmother, I would totally want her to enter the eighth annual "Your Highness Grandmother" Pageant taking place in Brooklyn on November 15th. For this year's pageant, talents range from the typical singing and dancing to performing yoga techniques and playing the accordion. If the thought of grandmother's showcasing their talents doesn't lure you in, the ladies will also be going back in time and will model their most interesting outfits ... Read More

That Smell!

BY Laurie in Boob Tube

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video What is that smell? It's the latest from our beloved John Roberts, guest starring Debbie Harry and Sandra Baulo. I really can't get enough of this man. In case you are not familar, go to John's channel on YouTube. ... Read More
If you're in the mood for an evening featuring tasty vegan treats from Terry Hope Romero (it's the Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar dude!), music galore, a raffle supporting a worthy cause (the Sylvia Rivera Law Project), and DJs dishing beats for a night of endless dancing, then hey, Hartzveytik: A Heartbreak Survival Society Social might be for you. On November 14th at Southpaw in Brooklyn, you have the chance to see acts such as Soft Power (with Mary ... Read More
Many Democrats are beginning to feel torn about the involvement of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The tug-of-war lies between their wishes to bring our soldiers home, and their concern for the safety of Afghan women. President Obama has stated that women's rights are a great concern in his administration. "My own background is somebody who was taught by my mom that the single-greatest measure of how well a society does is how it treats its women. And so, we are going ... Read More
Last Friday, Ewan McGregor appeared on the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson to promote his newest film, "Men Who Stare at Goats". During the interview, Craig Ferguson mentioned how McGregor has done a lot of nude scenes in his films, to which McGregor responded: "I don't find it embarrassing. I like to do it. Women are always expected to be naked in films, but I like to try and do it so they are not naked. It's a feminist thing that I do." Check out the video ... Read More

Well, Duh!

BY Intern nicole! in General

According to the New York Times, even bachelors are having a hard time these days, so much so that they are having to downsize their bachelor pads and move into...smaller apartments in still-hip parts of NYC such as Soho! For a pricey city such as New York, yes, having to downsize can be a tad bit embarrassing, especially if you're used to living a somewhat glamorous life full of swinging parties where you can make passes at attractive ladies. But in an economic ... Read More
On Saturday night, the House of Representatives passed the health care reform bill, 220-215. However, the bill must still pass the Senate and be signed by the President to be enacted into law.What exactly does health care reform represent? Will it be more of a setback for women than a push forward? The bill includes the Stupak Amendment, which bans any funding for abortions.  Considering the ban on partial birth abortions and the debates around health care ... Read More
A few weeks ago, before Intern Anna left our presence here at BUST HQ, she had a status update on Facebook that left me stunned: 'edward skizrhands is probably the only good tim burton movie' Whaaaaaaaaa? Anna and I had a discussion about it later and she corrected herself, saying that Big Fish was also another good Burton film. What about Batman? Beetle Juice? Frankenweenie? Pee-Wee's Big Adventure? Ed Wood? For a Tim Burton aficionado like myself, reading ... Read More
If you're a fan of absurd comedies that have no general direction, sets that look as though they were created by kids with a fondness for construction paper, somewhat darling puppets that can be a bit kooky, and a host who is eerily similar to Charlyne Yi, I think you'll appreciate the IFC-mini Food Party. Now, I haven't actually seen full episodes of this new comedy, which supposedly only run 10 or so minutes in length, but from what I've taken a gander at on the ... Read More
As a child of the 80's, it was common for my friends and I to debate on who was cooler: Jem and the Holograms or Barbie and the Rockers. While it becomes a close tie when faced with the glittery makeup and neon clothing, the sugary sweet pop-rock tunes, and the explosive hairstyles, I'm thinking Jem may have outdone Barbie on one important factor: her voice. Jem's character was made up of not one, but two rocking ladies. Samantha Newark provided her speaking voice, ... Read More
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