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Out of the 4 million U.S. citizens categorized as secretaries or administrative assistants between 2006 and 2010, 96% of them were women. You might be wondering why this is, since most of you probably aren’t fantasizing about your future blossoming career as a secretary. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? When the Industrial Revolution created massive amounts of paperwork to be completed, the need for secretaries rose. Companies were keen to the fact that they could pay women lower wages, making them the perfect target for the many jobs that had been created.

As if writing and acting in Girls, taking on haters, and making bold pants-less fashion statements wasn’t enough, Lena Dunham is working on a whole new show. Dunham and Girls showrunner Jenni Konner are working with HBO on a new comedy based on the forthcoming memoir of Betty Halbreich, a Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper and generally badass old lady. Halbreich’s memoir, All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go, will likely cover the 36 years she has spent working at Bergdorf’s (she’s 85, and has no intention of retiring any time soon).

Illustrator, cartoonist, and artist Lisa Hanawalt attended NYC’s International Beauty Show with her stand-up comedian boyfriend, Adam Conover. Hanawalt lets us know that she’s there to find out “how to be a real woman.” The two give their amusing takes on the whole ordeal, as Adam especially points out the ridiculousness of it all. (I have to admit, Adam, when I heard the acronym “IBS” my first thought was also Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

We’ve already heard some controversial news regarding contraception laws this week, and now we’re dealing with the proposal of anti-choice bills. The “fetal heartbeat” bill would ban abortions as soon as a heartbeat is detected. Fetal heartbeats can be observed as early as six weeks from conception, before many women even begin noticing signs of pregnancy. Of course, this law would completely contradict Roe vs. Wade, which gives a woman the right to an abortion until about 23 or 24 weeks of her pregnancy.

Over here at BUST, we're afraid. We're afraid of tonite, because then we will see the very last episode of 30 Rock ever, and there will never be another new 30 Rock episode, and we will all be forced to watch episodes we've already seen.But maybe that won't be so bad. Although we're not quite sure how we can go on in life without our regular Thursday night routine of 30 Rock  'n night cheese,  at least with the show in syndication we can have the pleasure of watching it every night from now until eternity.

The BUSTiest news you’ll hear all day: Allana Maiden and her mother Debbie Barrett will meet with Victoria’s Secret representatives today in order to plead their case for a “Survivor” line of bras for breast cancer survivors. Debbie is a mastectomy survivor who, like many other women in the same position, has trouble finding comfortable, cute bras. On behalf of her mother, Allana created a Change.org petition asking Victoria's Secret to help out.

Can’t get Katie Couric’s auto-tuned Manti Te’o interview out of your head? Then check out this video for Bernhoft’s “C’mon Talk,” possibly the catchiest song in the world/on the Internet. Layering over his vocals with his own guitar playing and percussion, Bernhoft is basically a one-man band. He beatboxes like a whiter Eminem, sings like an angel, and has a haircut your hipster barista wishes he could rock. After his rock band Span broke up in 2005, Bernhoft had released three albums.

Although “Thank You for Being a Friend” is pretty much perfect for the vibes of NBC’s beloved Golden Girls, the song was not actually written specifically for the show. The original song was written by Andrew Gold in 1978. The voice we hear during the intro is Cynthia Fee, who re-recorded the song for the show, which premiered in September of 1985. Listening to the original is kind of mind-blowing, so let’s start this weirdfest by reminding ourselves of the less-than-a-minute-long intro...

February is upon us and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! We know that nothing shows that you care more than a gift made with your nimble fingers. That’s why Miniature Rhino’s tutorial on creating your very own nifty message in a bottle is perfect for this lovey-dovey season. But what makes this idea even more awesome is that it doesn’t have to be lovey. You can write any message you want, making it a suitable surprise for your best friend, significant other, mom, cousin, grandma, etc, etc, etc.

  Take My  Name, Please So, you get married, and maybe you want to change your name to his. Or  join the ranks of the hyphen-ates. Maybe you chuck last names altogether and go all mononymous like Cher or Madonna. Whatever you decide, you've got that marriage license in your hot little hand as you start whipping through all those important papers changing your name: Passport. Social Security. Bank Account. Credit Cards. Driver's License. Whoa. Not so fast there, buddy.
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