Brooklyn Charm opens this week in Williamsburg! (Sponsored by BUST!) Brooklyn Charm is a DIY vintage jewelry shop, featuring local designers, thousands of deadstock jewelry pieces, jewelry making classes, and ETSY consultations. It's a store where anyone can come in off the street and sort through thousands of vintage supplies and build their own amazing piece of jewlery. Located at 145 Bedford Ave at N. 9th entrance - the old Triple 5 Soul storefront From ... Read More
BUST helps present the 3rd annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW!). They  announced their full festival lineup, which includes 44 films from all over the world. The fest will run March 18-21 at the Hollywood Theatre. Join BUST there and pick up a free issue of the magazine! The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Fest) places a spotlight on women filmmakers by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women ... Read More

BUST SXSW hit list

BY Sophie Turcotte in Music

BUST presents these SXSW free day parties! Come by and pick up a free copy of the magazine! Come and check out the Dum Dum Girls they play at 5 p.m. Thursday don't miss them! Also on Thursday come to Sandra Bernhard's unofficial free SXSW party! see you ... Read More
Yes! Betty White will be a more permanent fixture on TV, this time as a recurring character in a new series premiering on TV Land in June, “Hot in Cleveland.” According to a company press release, White will play the “snarky but loveable…property caretaker” to a home of other bankable small screen names—Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves and Valerie Bertinelli. If only the premise of the show felt a little less ... Read More
The Girl With The Dragon TattooDirected by Niels Arden Oplev (Music Box Films) I’m just going to say this up front: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo—a new film coming out this Friday based on the first volume of late Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s enormously popular “Millennium” trilogy—is the best female epic revenge saga since Kill Bill. The story is suspenseful, violent, and dark as its two main characters—the socially ... Read More
  "When I saw Madonna in a corset for the first time, I was like, 'Hey, I did that first.' " --Cherie Currie, lead singer of The Runaways, to the New York Times     The much anticipated Runaways biopic opens in New York this week.  And it's cool that people are talking about them so much because, all Madonna-Runaways career comparisons aside (theirs-- short and somewhat managed, hers--long and self-propelled) they really did start something. ... Read More
From the authors of Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World comes another cheeky collection of vegan cookie recipes meant to appeal to vegans and nonvegans ... Read More

The True Deceiver

BY debbie in Books

Published in 1982 and only now translated into English, Tove Jansson's novel asks the timeless question, whether it is better to be kind than to be truthful when a poor woman inveigles her way into a wealthy older woman's life. ... Read More
Using letters, diaries and articles of sources ranging from Betty Friedan to Marilyn Monroe, award-winning novelist Appignanesi reveals how women's ability to live creative lives has been controlled by culture, and how their unsuccessful attempts have lead to mental illness, another evolving cultural ... Read More
A zippy significant other chronology in which author Julie Klausner explores the unsavory details of sleeping with a gallery of ... Read More