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How can a film with no conventional score be dubbed “the most musical movie ever made?" Director David Grubin breaks the rules with Downtown Express, a sweet indie flick whose characters, all musicians, create the soundtrack with performances in each soulful scene. The sound isn’t a backdrop to the action. The sound is coming from the action, propelling the story forward and pulling you in with it. “It's all about the music,” Grubin explains at the soundtrack launch. Before the film had been cast or the...
I LOVE cereal—especially in the summer, when I’d rather chew glass than turn on a stove. But when cruising the aisles of my supermarket, it’s rare that I can actually find a brand that I want to eat. Often there’s something pesky in each ingredients list that keeps me from closing the deal (like gluten, added sugar, animal products, or icky chemical preservatives) and I’m left with nothing to pack my bowl.  That’s why I was so psyched to find this quick and easy recipe for...
Ready for BUST’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza? All of us here at BUST are bracing ourselves for the amazing lineup of performers that we have. One fantastic comedian that’ll be sailing with us for the evening is the one and only Julie Klausner. Julie has a lot to get off her chest. She really has a way with words, being that she is a comedian, writer, performer, author and podcaster and never fails to impress us or make us laugh.   Julia’s podcast, How Was Your Week, deals...
“Just because you regret a one night stand, doesn’t mean it wasn’t consensual." Wow. Go to hell. These are the posters that have been popping up around the University of Alberta Campus in Edmonton. A bullshit mimicry of Battered Women's Support Services "Don't Be That Guy" project. You may have seen the original brilliant campaign, which asserts that men should end their role in rape by not exploiting or taking advantage of someone who’s intoxicated. I'm pretty sure it's Canadian based (just Google-confirmed, and Edmonton is definitely in Canada) but I've...
What do Kourtney Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, and Fox and Friends host Gretchen Carlson all have in common? They're all some of the recurring characters played by actress and comedienne Vanessa Bayer on Saturday Night Live that never fail to make us laugh till it hurts. Bayer is a regular on SNL, but you’ve got a chance to see her off the screen and in real life at our 20th Anniversary Party! Bayer is a strong female role model for girls and women everywhere while the comedy...