This Saturday, head to the Pearl Street Plaza and Manhattan Bridge Archway in beautiful DUMBO, Brooklyn for the 7th annual BUST Magazine Spring Craftacular and Food Fair!   Swag bags for the first 300 shoppers! Get there at 11am sharp to snag one of our coveted swag bags, filled to the brim with handmade goodies from the best in the biz.   Hourly DIY workshops! 12:00-1:00   Kid-Friendly Shoemaking with Simple Shoemaking ... Read More
You may have seen this video of a girl in her bedroom wearing a pair of oversized Stewie Griffin pajama pants, dancing to Run-D.M.C. The video is known on the internets as “weird girl dancing” and now has over 2 million views on YouTube.  The chick in the vid is Lauren Tallichet, who originally posted the video on her Tumblr. She has recently posted another, longer and more hilarious video featuring her in the same huge pants, promenading through ... Read More

Vintage RuPaul Prom Photo

BY Teresa Lu in General |

Remember when we posted those sweet pics of Madonna from the ‘80s?Well, this might be even better... That’s RuPaul, posing at the Northside High School Prom in Atlanta, 1983! (He was born in 1960, so this was probably his date’s prom, not his.)Swallowtail jacket, leather fingerless gloves, satin pants... and a single feather earring? Fabulous, as usual.    via Dangerous ... Read More
Earlier this year, we talked about why the Left Eye is the shit: she advocated safe sex, she burned down her abusive boyfriend’s house, and she did charity work with children in underdeveloped communities.  Long live the '90s. That’s why we’re psyched that VH1’s Mixtape Festival will be presenting TLC on stage as a trio once again. We hear that Left Eye will be appearing on stage - as a digital projection made of archival footage. ... Read More
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently amended a rule that prevented stay-at-home parents from obtaining credit cards.Intended to prevent people from falling into debt, the rule required credit card companies to take into account the applicant’s individual income rather than household income. It eventually garnered disapproval due to the unfair restrictions it placed on spouses who were full-time parents.  Holly McCall, member of the group ... Read More
Detroit-born artist Ronda J. Smith makes pillows in every neat little shape you can imagine: cat pillows, camera pillows, pillows of ferris wheels... These designs were created by combining her two favorite things, photography and sewing. She takes the her photographs, prints them on fabric, and sews them into cushions. Her shop, In The Seam displays her special creations that are available for purchase. You can even request a custom print. Think about it: what ... Read More
  You may have seen this awesome-looking truck around the city. Perhaps you have also tried the equally awesome curry puffs that come out of it. Or their signature Chicken Pad Thai. We are referring to Mamu Thai Noodle, one of the newest food trucks in NYC. The owner, New York native Siwat Thitiwatana, was inspired to start his own business after visiting his uncle in Thailand, who owns three noodle shops.  You can usually find Mamu around Brooklyn or ... Read More
In our last post about B, we raised an eyebrow at her reluctance to call herself a feminist. Why? Because we believe she is a feminist and she should own it. That’s why we did a serious double-take at what Rakhi Kumar wrote about her in the Huffington Post last week. In “An Open Letter to Michelle Obama”, Kumar reprimands the first lady for recognizing Beyonce as a role model for her two daughters: “...I think it's time to stop suggesting ... Read More
Goldengrove is a Brooklyn-based collection of handmade wax castings by Maggie Cross. (Yep, she makes all of these herself!) The pieces are inspired by Victorian mourning and Oddfellows imagery. We just adore how subtly romantic and pretty these things are. And here's the best part: they are made using only recycled metals and ethically sourced stones. Visit Goldengrove at... BUST Magazine Spring Craftacular and Food Fair @ DUMBOSaturday, May 4, 11AM-6PMManhattan ... Read More
Here’s a Facebook page that’s worth liking: The Kurd Men for Equality campaign. Kurdish men in Iran started the campaign in response to what they believed to be misogyny in a local court case.  A man who was convicted of domestic abuse was forced to parade the streets in a dress and hijab, the traditional women’s clothing, as public humiliation. To express their disapproval of the judge’s degradation of women, local men began posting ... Read More
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