BUST's fave Apple Specialist store in NYC, TEKSERVE is having their third installment of their Future of Music panel discussion on January 29th at 8:30 PM. You can pick the brains of some of the music industry's best minds and moderate a dynamic discussion on where music and the music industry are heading. Bring your own questions to ask during the Q+A session at the end of the discussion. The panelists include: Harry Allen (Moderator) - Hip-Hop ... Read More

Artcrush: Nikki Cook

BY Sarah J. in Artsy

  Nikki Cook was one of many artists featured in the Tori Amos comic anthology Comic Book Tattoo, with a sharp little piece about a girl kickboxer. Gotta love girls kicking ass.   Her website is full of these gorgeous black-and-white pages, pieces of a story, and her MySpace page informs us that she's breaking hearts through the sequential arts--who can resist that? And she's doing a guest spot on an issue of one of my favorite monthly books, DMZ , ... Read More

Un-Gag me with a spoon!

BY Laurie in Feminizzle

Today Obama lifted the gag order on international groups that offer counseling and abortions to women in other countries. According to a Planned Parentood statement, in the pat 8 years, 'Clinics have closed, contraceptive supplies have dwindled, and women were left without basic and critical health care services. As a result, there were more unwanted pregnancies and more unsafe abortions. Today, one woman dies every minute of every day due to pregnancy related ... Read More
  Check out my interview with them in our April/May 2008 issue , on sale ... Read More

Florence and the Machine

BY Laurie in General

We've been hearing alot of buzz about this British singer Florence and the Machine. Here is her video for Kiss With a Fist, It's like a new twist on the Crystals (Carol King/Gerry Goffin) classic, He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss) which was recently covered by one of my faves, Grizzly Bear. Domestic violence has never sounded so ... Read More
On this day 36 years ago, the Supreme Court made a landmark decision protecting the right to choose for all American women, and that right has been challenged and threatened ever since. Here's hoping that the new administration that began on Tuesday will keep our best interests at heart, and will begin to undo the eroding of our reproductive freedoms that has occurred over the last three and a half decades. One important way Obama's team can do this, is to strike ... Read More
Our favorite stilt walking, fire twirling, aerial flying ladies are putting on not one, but TWO amazing performances this weekend! It's all happening at The House of Yes, their incredible performance space in Brooklyn where the ladies give all kinds of circus training classes. You probably remember Lady Circus from BUST's 15-Year Anniversary Party where they stole hearts and blew minds. You won't want to miss this show that will include live music, and a circus ... Read More

Clinton be pimpin'!

BY Maggie in Feminizzle

Yay!! The Senate voted 94-2 for Hillary Rodham Clinton to become US Secretary of State.     Clinton came a long way from her freshman year at Wellesley College, serving as president of the Wellesley Young Republicans. Don't ya ... Read More
From now until Valentines Day, our friends at Bestow Boutique are offering free shipping and gift wrapping for all your Valentines gift giving. Find the perfect item for your lovah- from the opulent SEX trophy to the sexy Evie Panty Pin-Up Tin ($28!). Owner Amy Demas has great taste, so all the items on the site are elegant and unique, not to mention smartly ... Read More

Inaugural Balls. He he he.

BY debbie in General

Consider the entire BUST staff childish, because we all laughed at the Aretha thing too. See below. The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c Changefest '09 - The End of Frat Boy ... Read More