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Meghan Trainor's single "All About That Bass" is currently number two on Billboard's Hot 100 and her music video has gotten a lot of attention for her commentary on "bass." As a piano player, I do not choose between, nor discriminate against, bass and treble, musically or body-wise. There is a lot of body shaming that goes on for all women due to photoshop, and one's ability to genetically produce a booty should not affect whether they are deemed beautiful. This is probably why so many...
Well, looks like we weren't the only ones that thought even suggesting a ban on the word feminist was inconceivable… Anne Theriault, a Canadian journalist, was just as fired up. In 140 characters inspired by The Princess Bride, she launched the greatest meme of 2014. Enjoy the origin story and our ten favorite iterations of #feministprincessbride.   Having @time include feminist on their words to ban list makes me want to say it even more, like a petulant child. Feminist, FEMINIST. — Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) November 12, 2014 Like in the...
If you’re in New York City, there is a 30 percent chance it’s already raining, which means your too-good-to-be-true Manhattan apartment ceiling is going from chic to leak. While climbing up onto the roof yourself, and covering the whole damn thing with a DIY cement kit might seem like a good idea, we’ve got some tips and tricks to make waiting out the rain storm a little less weathering.  1. Paper Mache your BUST  Place an old copy of BUST Magazine under the leak, and let it soak...
The countdown has begun. There are five more days until the BUST Holiday Craftacular Boston. Yup, that’s right, on Saturday Nov. 22 at the Cyclorama in the Boston Center for the Arts we are hosting a whole slew of awesome from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be over 100 vendors, make-and-take crafts, an ugly sweater booth, tasty treats, gift wrapping, a cat café with adoptable cats benefiting the Broken Trail Rescue. It is sure to be a perfect day filled with creativity and inspiration....
Pope Francis, also known as Cool Pope or Pope 2.0*, has invited Patti Smith to perform at the Vatican Christmas Concert. News of the concert, also known as Popechella**, was announced via the Vatican blog, The Holy See***, which probably has more hourly page page views  than I’ll ever see. Patti Smith, who is known for being hella fucking rad, has been creating quite a stir in the Catholic circles. Her famous 1975 hit “Gloria” starts with the lines, “Jesus died for somebody’s sins, but not...