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Enough Said “It’s hard to pin down what is so great about Holofcener’s work,” said a review of Enough Said in The New Yorker. It’s true. Like Nora Ephron before her and perhaps Lynn Shelton after her, Holofcener’s five films are easy to watch and put you into a world you may not necessarily know but somehow feels familiar. Holofcener makes her female characters not likable, exactly, but relatable. They are nice enough people but we also recognize and relate to their flaws. As The New Yorker...
Memes. We all know them, love them, laugh with them, and sometimes even cry. Memes are pairings of text and images that are so relatable, we can’t help but share them. In the evolution of meme-making, a feminist subculture has been born. Meme admins and makers are creating safe spaces on their pages, challenging the hyper-aggressive aspects of internet culture, and revealing what it is like to be a girl alone on the internet. Many of these accounts critically engage with feminist theory and activism, as...
We recently came across this hilarious comic, "How To Drive Him Crazy In Bed," by cartoonist, illustrator, and writer Gemma Correll. Gemma kindly agreed to let us share the comic with you here. Enjoy — and try out the tips for yourself. ;) This comic originally appeared on Medium and has been reprinted with permission. More from BUST 13 Joe Biden Memes To Soothe Your Soul In This Dark, Dark World American C*nts Fight Back! With Jena Friedman: BUST Review Watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Shut Down A Random White Man...
Nearly a month ago, 19-year-old Heraa Hashmi was asked by a classmate why Muslims don't "condemn violence." Since then, she's been pulling up the receipts to prove her classmate's assumptions wrong. On Saturday, Hashmi tweeted the results of her effort: a 712 page long list of 5,686 examples of Muslims all over the world denouncing acts of violence and terrorism in the name of Islam. Oh, and it's completely sourced and organized by four different identifiers. (Heraa, more like Hero, am I right?) The list garnered so...
Dear Straight, White, Male Friends, This election has affected me, a privileged white woman, more than I ever could have expected. I feel angry, sad, frustrated, disappointed. I am, to put it mildly, furious. I assumed that my friends, my community, and my country valued me. I assumed wrong. I assumed that my community would mourn with me. I assumed that all of you, my straight, white, male friends, would stand with me. Over the past week, I’ve discovered that I assumed wrong. As a country, as a planet,...