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  It all started with a ‘zine. Twenty years ago, we Xeroxed and stapled BUST into existence. Since then, we’ve evolved into one of the most beloved and ballsy women’s magazines in the world, surviving and thriving through some of the most cataclysmic changes in the media landscape.   Our very first issue!   To celebrate this milestone, we’re throwing a good old-fashioned Brooklyn birthday bash featuring performances from some of the most iconic artists of the last 20 years! The quirky and hilarious Julie Klausner will emcee the evening, which features...
Zooey Deschanel’s daily existence is evidence enough that feminists can be feminine as hell and run the show, but if you wanted more proof, listen in: She & Him's newest release, "I Could've Been Your Girl," was directed by Deschanel herself. “After seven years and four albums with She & Him, I figured it was about time I took a crack at making a video for a song I wrote,” she says of her directing debut. Check it out: The video is classic Zooey, navigating that liminal space between...
All of a sudden, summer is upon us. That means sweaty days and muggy nights - NYC, just like most of the country, turns into a total armpit during the summer. When all you want to do is hide out in front of the AC, slip on one of these stunners, get outside, and live it up! This Nasty Gal number: You don’t need us to tell you that the early '90s are back in a big bad way. We're celebrating our 20th anniversary this year at BUST and...
While it may sound like something out of Law & Order: SVU, "reproductive coercion" is a very real, very serious form of abuse facing women today. Reports of intimate partner violence including reproductive coercion vary hugely in age, socio-economic status, and geographical locations - sadly, it affects all kinds of women. Researchers say many women don't report this kind of abuse because they don't recognize that it's happening - and that's a big problem.We often don't feel safe to speak out about our abuse, and sometimes...
Tonight's the night! If you're in NYC and looking to unwind, join us in the East Village at Heathers! The BUST team'll be there from 6:30 to 8:30, dancing (and yes, drinking) our cares away to DJ Sheila B's retro jamz. You can mention BUST at the bar for your choice of drink specials, and nab some free magazines while you're at it. Everyone is welcome! Just make sure you're over 21. Heathers: 506 E. 13th St. (at Ave. A) New York, NY RSVP (and invite your homies) on Facebook! ...