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
Is your cat making too much noise all the time? Is your cat constantly stomping around driving you crazy? Is your cat clawing at your furniture? Think there's no answer? You're so stupid! There is!- Kitten Mittens!!! If you love, 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' on FX as much as we do, you might have caught this mock infomercial on Episode 8: Paddy's Pub-Home of the Original Kitten Mittens.And if you haven't seen this over the top ... Read More