BY Intern Yasmin
on Jul 05, 2012
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve likely heard of the controversial (and best-selling) romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey, either through whispers from friends, the media debates about the novel’s BDSM content, or by glimpsing the cover over and over in the hands of women looking for a little fantasy while taking the train to work.
Whether you’re a hardcore fan, a frustrated foe, or simply ambivalent ... Read More
BY Emma Orlow
on Jul 05, 2012
If you have ever wanted to know what the brain of a Portland hipster cat lady looks like, well, then Lisa Riddle is your gal. Lisa runs the Etsy shop, “Nowvember” devoted to handmade stationery of the unusual variety. Her moleskine notebooks feature everything from vampire cats, cats beaming laser rainbows, cats vomiting rainbows, and even cats drinking PBR, all which are featured on notebooks sized perfectly for writing prose or poetry about your ... Read More
on Nov 02, 2011
Debbie Stoller and Laurie Henzel, two of the founders and co-publishers of BUST Magazine, are currently on the road with The BUST DIY Guide to Life book -- a big fat labor of love that contains over 250 favorite DIY and craft projects from the past 15 years of BUST Magazine.
San Francisco and Portland, BUST's boss ladies are heading to your cities this week! They'd love to meet all you BUST readers and DIY enthusiasts in person, so stop by one of these bookstores ... Read More
Our Portland based writer, Elisabeth Wilson, went to a Chromatics show the other night at Rotture. Here's what she has to say about it:
Have you ever loved a band in this really private way where seeing them perform live, although the highlight of your month, is almost painful because having to share them with a room full of drunk assholes makes you feel possessive and violated? That’s how I feel about Chromatics. If that all sounds really ... Read More
BY Nicole Finkbiner
on Jun 25, 2010
“The City of Queens” has just been crowned the “Manliest City in America.” [cue the confetti]
Having come in second in 2009, Charlotte, NC managed to beat last year’s winner Nashville, TN which dropped to fourth in the rankings.
Some of the other 50 major cities who appear to have grown a pair since last year include Chicago, Washington D.C, Baltimore and Philadelphia which all broke the top 10 this year.
The rankings were ... Read More
Our Portland based writer, Elisabeth Wilson, went to see Beach House last night and had such a great time that she fell out and had an attack in the street. Here's her first hand account!
I’d been looking forward to seeing Beach House play in Portland for oh, I don’t know, four months? So it was finally April 10th and it wasn’t freezing outside and the night was unfolding without a hitch: living room pre-show drinks with my girls, ... Read More