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Even if you didn’t watch the Golden Globes last night, stories and photos from the awards ceremony are probably dominating your newsfeed right now. And with all the headlines, it can be hard to dig out the important (Meryl Streep criticized Donald Trump in a speech and he, of course, sent out an early-morning tweetstorm about it) from the unimportant (Kendall and Kylie ate pizza at an afterparty). We’ve rounded up the things that we at BUST HQ are talking about the most. Tell us...
Trump-related hashtags have been floating around the Twittersphere since his campaign started, but recently the hashtag #ThingsTrumpThinksAreOverrated, made in response to his comments about Meryl Streep being "overrated," has given way to some real golden tweets. While some are taking the hashtag seriously (and maybe a little too seriously) most are poking fun at the President-elect — using irony to highlight Trump's flaws and awful past comments. Here’s just a few of our favorites. Let’s start broad to cover all the bases. 1. Just some general topics...
Lukas Garber* was a redheaded boy in my grade I’d known since pre-kindergarten. We’d both attended the same Catholic school from the age of 4 up until the 8th grade. Every year, I had nearly zero space for reflections on Jesus because it had all been packed with endless thoughts and daydreams of him. During our first communion, while everyone was supposed to be thinking about formally accepting Christ into their lives, I was wondering if my white dress meant that our priest would join...
I was a weird kid. I wore a red beret every day until some mean boy asked if it was part of my religion, pairing it with layers of boho necklaces, velvet turtlenecks, shimmery leggings and dramatic, deep red lip gloss. My greatest ambition was to become a famous opera singer like Renee Fleming. I wandered the hallways of Deer Path Junior High humming oratorio to myself. Oh had I Jubal’s lyre, or Miriam’s tuneful voice! I’d sing under my breath, moseying around the edge...
The internet is buzzing with the idea that Hillary Clinton, former presidential candidate and queen of our hearts, might mount a bid for Mayor of New York City. The position, the pundits are saying, would be more or less hers for the taking, and a brilliant up yours to both Mayor de Blasio, whose support for her presidential bid was criticized as lacklustre, and President-elect Donald Trump, who considers the city his stomping ground. While it is fairly unlikely to transpire, a girl can dream, dream...