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  Bienvenidos amigos y espiritusWelcome friends and ghosts As many of you already know, Dias de los Muertos is colorful, musical, and awesome. But what many of you might not know is what the hell it’s actually about. Painted skulls, bright flowers, and altars, right? There’s actually quite a bit more involved. First, did you know its DiaS de los Muertos, as in plural, as in more than one day? It actually falls on two days, All Saints' Day (November 1st) and All Souls' Day (November 2nd) — the...
  Happy November, BUSTies! This week's latest offerings in women-centric pop culture include Greta Gerwig's debut solo directorial film, Lady Bird; a rape recovery movie directed by Jessica M. Thompson and starring Stephanie Beatriz; the return of Shameless; new music by Fever Ray; and a novel by Krysten Ritter. Plus, of course, more. As a reminder, we haven't seen, listened to, or read all these ourselves — when we have, we'll include a link to our coverage. Happy reading, watching, and listening! MOVIES Lady Bird Greta Gerwig makes her solo...
  More than once over the past month, I’ve said something along the lines of, “I want just one day where I don’t have to read, write, and think about rape.” Whether it’s reading about one of the countless famous men who have been accused of sexual assault in the past month, or browsing through Netflix trying to figure out if the show I’m considering binge-watching will use rape as a pointless and quickly forgotten plot device, sometimes it feels like it’s impossible to consume media...
    We just found your next favorite artist — well, six of them, and we didn't find them, feminist-focused media platform The Front and sister curator/director duo Rémy and Kelsey Bennett did. The Bennetts directed and The Front produced “Under Her Skin,” a series of six short films profiling six women visual artists who are different from each other in every way but their talent. I caught the premiere screening at New York’s Roxy Hotel Cinema recently and can’t wait for you to see them, too....
    This post contains spoilers — but come on, you guys, it’s been out for like, a full week. Finally, what we’ve all been waiting for — the long-awaited, synth-driven second season of Netflix’s Stranger Things has arrived! It’s been fifteen long months since we’ve last seen our sweet, spunky kids in action, and to say we missed them is an understatement. Not much has changed in good old Hawkins, but its residents have. With the season one finale’s heart wrenching cliffhangers — from Eleven’s sacrifice to...
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