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With the return of autumn comes our desire to actually cook indoors, pile on cozy layers, spruce up the house a bit, and get down to some serious nesting. To celebrate this pre-holiday season of snuggles, overeating, and naps, BUST’s Oct/Nov 2013 issue is dedicated to everybody’s fave topics: food and home. Readers will be licking their lips when they check out our recipes for DIY MUSTARD & PICKLES, and whipping out their credit cards to order some of the ridics cute HOUSEWARES we’ll be featuring (in fall colors, natch)....
Y’all, this music video is seriously the best. Combining sick fashion, sleek motorcycles, gay pride, a literally buttered-up man, and DONUTS (!!), up and coming artist Lizzo creates the perfect visual accompaniment to “Batches & Cookies,” the first single of her new album LIZZOBANGERS. As she rides around the streets of Minneapolis with Sophia Eris (the track’s featured artist), Lizzo projects an image of cool confidence and orginality, perfectly embodying the heart of her music, which explores a variety of new styles and shows off...
  When I was in high school I didn’t have a homecoming dance, but I saw a lot on TV and I would get quite invested. From what I could tell, the ritual of crowning a homecoming queen could either be a way of celebrating teen girls or a cruel means to tear them down. I don’t know if it’s at all like this in real life, but homecoming queens seemed all powerful when I saw them in the media. For my favorite fictional characters, being...
Happy Bisexual Pride Day! Growing up in San Francisco, I used to love walking around the Castro on Gay Pride Day and seeing glittering smiles on the faces of people who felt understood. It's a shame that Bisexual Pride Day is not met with the same colorful rumpus! Bisexuality has had a hard time gaining visibility (visibility here referring to the increased or mainstream media exposure for a given group, i.e. LGBT appearances in TV and film) as a legitimate sexual orientation. It can be confusing...
It’s late afternoon on a Tuesday and actress Mink Stole has stopped cleaning her apartment to answer my phone call. “How fine can a person be when she’s washing floors?” she responds when I ask her how she’s feeling.  With forty years of theatrical acting experience under her belt and a place as one of John Waters’ Dreamlanders, the nimble actress/singer/advice-columnist took a break from readying her home for a documentary crew to talk about her upcoming role on-stage in Tennessee Williams' one-act play The Mutilated, leaving...