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A feminist history lesson coupled with beautiful artwork.
Twenty-six authors dish about breaking the rules in this blunt, charming essay collection.
For one night only, Bump 'n' Grindhouse will take stage at Sideshows by the Seashore, part of the Coney Island USA's Burlesque at the Beach, on June 18. It will be equal parts tongue-in-cheek, blood and gore and T'n'A. An all killer-no filler event is burlesque at it's best, brought to you by some of New York's sexiest. Nudie cuties will include stars such as Weirdee Girl, Creamy Stevens, Fem Appeal, Minnie Tonka and Miss Kissy Wishes, and of course The Lady Aye, for only 15 smackers.
Satisfied shoppers at yesterday's Spring Fling Craftacular, held in Brooklyn NY. The BUST office is basking in the afterglow of the thrilling time had by all at yesterday's, Spring Fling Craftacular. From the moment the doors opened till, the last booths were disassembled and packed up, the pace was frenetic. Throughout the day thousands perused the finest wares from excellent crafters, enjoyed a rotation of live DJ's, and took in the ambiance of the venue, 'Warsaw: the Polish National Home.
In a response to the kerfufflle set up by the new double X site where one writer slams some other feminist writers, my favorite Jezebel blogger, (and former BUST staffer) Tracie 'Slut Machine' Egan posted this hilarious Judge Judy comic  that made me crack up. JJ grills some famous feminists (and exposes their drinking habits), takes no crap, and points out that feminists don't all have to agree.
(Hilary Duff at NYC Aids Walk) Yay! for all the supportive New Yorkers who raised money and participated in the 24th annual AIDS Walk for 2009! The event, which took place this weekend in and around Central Park, raised over 5.6 million and attracted more than 45,000 participants, defying the low fundraising expectations in midst of the recession. The 'event is among the greatest fundraising accomplishments ever in New York's fight against AIDS,' said Craig R. Miller, founder and producer of the event. Way to go NYC! --Regina source/vid clip: aidswalk.
...for men. Pfizer just launched a program last week that will provide free medicines for newly unemployed Americans, including Viagra. The new program, MAINTAIN (Medicines Assistance for Those who Are in Need), will focus on helping those who have lost their jobs (and health insurance) recently. Of course they're not handing it out like candy; you have to meet the requirements of eligibility in order to receive the benefits of the company's program. So, men can get their groove on...
Dalia Grybauskaite cinched nearly 70% of the vote for the presidential elections in Lithuania. Grybauskaite has been the European Commissioner responsible for Financial Programming and Budget since 2004. An unprecedented 51% of registered voters turned out for this election, making it possible for Grybauskaite to secure the presidency in the first round of elections in a system where two rounds is usually required.
This weekend the one, the only BUST Spring Fling Craftacular is happening on Sunday at the Warsaw in Brooklyn! Over 50 rad designers and crafters are converging to sell their best items under one roof. Sign up for our free raffle, get a chance to win a Singer Sewing and Quilting Machine, a Yudu, a Batavus bike, and so much more! Snag a goodie bag stuffed with tons of swag if you are one of the first 250 through the door. Or go get a personalized screen printed tote from the Yudu demo studio.
Your dog deserves fantastic indie fashion too. Enter Bullyware. They offer up some seriously high-fashion ensembles just for a girl's best friend. You can get harnesses, tanks, tees and jackets from the funkified puppy line. And yes, they will be at the Spring Fling Craftacular this weekend! Of course, we'll be seeing you this Sunday at the Warsaw between 12 and 7 for the Craftacular, won't we? And of course you'll be all decked out in your garden party finest - straw hats and flowery dresses galore! The Warsaw is at 261 Driggs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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