Getting a bit panicked about the fact that there are only about 48 shopping hours left until the big X to the Mas? Don't worry. It's not too late to give the gift that keeps on giving-- and now you can give your friends a subscription to BUST at our lowest rates ever! Your friends will love the way BUST celebrates women and helps them feel proud to be female. With each issue, they'll be inspired by the latest in women's news, culture, and entertainment, plus DIY, ... Read More

Let the parodies begin!

BY Laurie in Boob Tube |

Poor Snookie, she may not be the dumbest Guidette on the show, but she is the clearly the favorite for parodies, well the Situation comes close. I dont know, Snookie is the favorite around here too, she reminds me a little of Donut, from the classic Switchblade Sisters. Who's your favorite? [video: ... Read More
  Candy Rain is sponsoring an up-and-up event that all city folk should be thinking about. Heather Loop is organizing a ride n' protest against the removal of the Williamsburg bike lane.  This Saturday (12/19) Heather Loop and other participants are going to shed shirts and pants, too to oppose the removal of this lane. (FYI: The lane cost $11k to build and then $15k to remove - nice to see your tax dollars being used to take away recreational livelihood ... Read More

Champagne Celebration

BY Susan in Style File |

One of my fave BUST Holiday Craftacular vendors sent me this head piece today at left, that I am totally in love with. It's called "Champagne Celebration" and will look totally cute for a holiday party involving the drinkable kind of champagne! Now, I am not someone who gets really into hair accessories, I am either wearing my hair down, unwashed and scrappy, or tied back. Since I dye my hair far too much I end up not wanting to draw any more attention to it, but ... Read More
Everyone here at BUST HQ is currently dying of laughter after happening upon the most hilarious Christmas-themed website of all time: Sketchy Santas. And well, it's exactly what it sounds like. Warning: do not click unless you're prepared to waste several precious minutes of your life. A few of our faves:Photos courtesy Sketchy ... Read More
  How many times have you stood in front of your closet, staring into space? You know that feeling that comes with the familiar little voice. I haven't got a thing to wear.   Have no fear, the alum from All Star Challenge, Berber Soepboer and Michiel Schuurman created the Colour-In Dress. Now, instead of fussing over a garment that's the wrong color or pattern...you can make your own! Reminiscent of coloring books and doodling in class margins, ... Read More

Cro-Mags in NY

BY Ali C in Music Stuff |

One of my favorite bands ever has a show coming up, and I can't wait! The hardcore legends and New York natives, Cro-Mags, will be playing at Santos Party House on Tuesday, December 29th. Anyone who has seen this band live knows what a great show they put on, and considering this is a hometown jam for them, I'm betting it's going to be bananas. So get ready to sing along and get sweaty! photo courtesy of ... Read More
Finally!  A teaser trailer for The Runaways starring Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie. Emphasis on the word 'teaser' -- it's less than a minute long. But you get to see 1) Dakota wearing some amazing '70s red streak blush and 2) K-Stew smash a chair. I've already watched it 3 times in the past 10 minutes. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video Photo courtesy steadydietoffilm.typepad.com, video courtesy ... Read More
Over here at BUST, we're all big fans of RuPaul. Ru is slammin', sassy, and saucy which makes us way excited for the return of Drag Race. And yes, dah-lings, that means RuPalin is back in action.  Given the amount of fabulous that is RuPaul, how can you not love her? Check out these two awesome tidbits o' Ru wisdom:  "If you don't love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?""I've dedicated my career to fighting the mundane. My hope is ... Read More
It seems Brooklyn is the place to be tonight -- in addition to the Beauty Bar vodka party, BUST's own Susan Juvet is hosting a release party for her new Free Danger record at Death By Audio in Williamsburg. There will be performances by Pictureplane, Javelin, Jones, and Moss of Aura -- and after all that, the Free Danger DJs will be spinnin' till the wee hours. So bring $7 and a little extra cash for cheap beer -- we promise you'll have a good time. Photo courtesy ... Read More