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  Is it bad that I hope this song gets stuck in my head? Fiona Apple's latest video release is almost too good for me to handle. "Hot Knife" is from Fiona's most recent album, last June's The Idler Wheel. The track starts simple and steadily builds, layer by sonic layer, with the video's visual complexity building right at-pace. What begins with clean beats on a black-and-white drum ends with a colorful collection of sights and sounds on a screen split five ways.  It was directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, whose...
  The stars have aligned, our prayers have been answered. It’s like the universe knew I just finished marathoning Daria for the…third time, and instead of watching “Is it College, Yet?” and feeling empty, I can watch what Daria’s high school reunion would be like and feel empty. YES! Okay, so it’s KIND of a drill. This is served up by the good people of CollegeHumor, so no, it’s not a real movie. Yet it totally could and should be. Plus, Aubrey Plaza (BUST cover girl, deadpan...
  We're smack dab in the middle of the work week! How do you feel?     Take your mind off things with a good ol' gif party, featuring none other than BUST's former cover girl and your beloved imaginary best friend, Amy Poehler!     Maybe consider sharing these wise words with your boss:     Unless you worry your boss wouldn't love that.       Dance it out.     In space!     Or maybe have a snack?   Don't keep your stress inside!     Grab a friend and let it out.       I might suggest cozying up with some Parks and Rec., Smart Girls at the Party,...
  It’s Anniversary Extravaganza Eve! Just one more sleep and we’ll wake up to the party we’ve all been waiting for, BUST’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza - with special goodies, sweet music, and our favorite celebs, it really feels like feminist Christmas. But no, you are not allowed to sit on Gloria Steinem’s lap. There are a few tickets left and they’re going fast! Get yours before they’re gone.   Our hostess with the mostest is comedienne Julie Klausner from the award-winning podcast, How Was Your Week. She'll guide us...
   From Prince to Bob Dylan to Ray Charles, Mavis Staples has made music with a diverse array of great songwriters over the course of her 53-year career. She continues this tradition on One True Vine, her second collaboration with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy. The record is mix of covers and new songs, all performed with minimal instrumentation. A few tracks (including a striking rendition of Parliament Funkadelic’s “Can You Get to That”) can be described as funky, but the majority of the album consists of...