Ever since the publication of ‘Skinny Bitch’, it seems to me like this crazy new fad diet called ‘veganism’ has been popping up all over the mainstream media,* from strip clubs to punk rock cooking shows to the exploding going green movement to America's Sweetheart Oprah to even (cue suspenseful music) feminism! With all the good press veganism has gotten lately, much of the bad press is fading into the background, such as veganism ... Read More

Renegade Craft Fair!

BY Team Intern in General |

For all you NY-area BUSTies out there: Brooklyn’s 4th Annual Renegade Craft Fair is this Saturday and Sunday from 11am-7pm! It’s being held at the McCarren Park Pool, so grab some friends and get your craft on in the more-bearable summer sun. (80 degree range this weekend! Yay!)With over 200 vendors like Supermaggie, The Small Object, and My Paper Crane, make sure to bring your wallet and a huge, reusable tote to haul your goods home.Love, ... Read More
Sugarcraft, an exhibition of over 50 artists from all over the world opens June 27th at Kasia Kay Art Projects in Chicago and runs through till August 9th.  The theme of the exhibit focuses on indulgence in the arts and it also breaks down the boundaries between art and craft. For example, one artist “invokes a cake’s frosted layers as a personal symbol of subtle inter-familial divisions.” This exhibit gives entirely new meaning to the term ... Read More

KFC chickens out

BY Dawn in General |

 In response to pressures from PETA, KFC Canada has given into their demands to start offering vegan options on their menu. "Un-chicken" nuggets will soon be available in the Canada locations. But really, would any serious vegetarian really need or want to even step foot in a KFC? I've been fortunate to have lived in cities like San Francisco and New York, where I have never found myself without plenty of meat-free options, and I realize not everyone ... Read More

BY Team Intern in General |

 The worst feeling during the summer is having my body stick to leather, whether it's car seats, leather corsets during S&M night at the local rave, or purses. That's why the number one item on my summer shopping list is a lightweight purse. These two bags from Kid Robot do well to hold all my junk while still giving some flair to my outfits. They also have a bazillion pockets held either by zippers or my personal favorite, magnets. Keep cool during this ... Read More