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Here at BUST, I'm the HBICC (head bitch in charge of coding), and I have two super sidekick interns who are learning to love the machine right along with me. I've loved coding ever since I learned my first programming language back in high school—and that was loooong before the internets—and I've used coding in just about every job I've ever had, whether it was about computers or not (mostly not). And I am on a mission to get more girls and women psyched about...
Wish there was another way to celebrate the heroes in your life? Dear Kate underwear (who we wrote about not too long ago) just released their latest lookbook to celebrate the superheroes of our past and present.  The new limited edition collection is the League of Ladies + Dear Kate collection, named so because the innovative and sexy yet period-proof underwear brand collaborated with the League of Ladies to design a line of underwear that features four notable women who inspire us: Frida Kahlo, Harriet Tubman, Marie Curie, and Amelia...
I’ve always believed artists are born to be just that, artists. It’s important to have training, a way to work, and whatever tools of the trade one needs. However, when it comes to talent, either you came in with it or you didn’t. Someone who definitely came in with it is Nika Rosa Danilova, aka Zola Jesus.  Nika is one of the reigning ‘Dark Ladies’ of music. No, I don’t mean Cher impersonators, but a new crop of female musicians like Zohra Atash (Azar Swan), Anna...
Flame Con could be your best day-date in Spring 2015. It will be a one-day convention and expo celebrating all things geeky and queer from comics, video games, film, and television, but the organizers need help funding the con! If you are already sold, head to their Kickstarter and help get them to their $15,000 goal before December 4. If you need to know more, let me present... Five reasons to support Flame Con: 1. The creators, non-profit Geeks OUT!, have been active in the queer geek community...
Have you ever wondered how texting might have changed the dialogue in Les Misérables? Mallory Ortberg, cofounder of The Toast (only the funniest website written by and for ladies) and all around reigning queen of Twitter, has taken this idea and ran with it. Texts from Jane Eyre (Henry Holt Nov. 4 2014) is the beautiful result: a collection of the best imagined conversations with all the characters from the literary classics. What started with Jane Eyre and Rochester as a humor column on The Hairpin in 2012, lead to...