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 A nice shot of me set up to write haiku wedding favors at The Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn When I was younger, someone told me I was supposed to grow up, get a good job, and make lots of money. That didn’t sound very interesting to me, so everything I’ve done in my adult life has been trial and error. (Many, many errors.) I have worked in jobs ranging from Segway Tour Guide to Pig Farmer to PR Hack to Sculptor to Social Media Executive. Now,...
Super Bowl? What Super Bowl? Who needs the Super Bowl when you have Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem and a room full of comedians including SNL’s Sasheer Zamata, The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac, 30 Rock’s Judah Friedlander, Comedy Central’s Michelle Buteau, Rosie O’Donnell and Broadway star Sarah Jones performing to benefit women’s rights?Fonda, Steinem and the comedians partnered with the Women’s Equality ERA Coalition to put on A Night Of Comedy With Jane Fonda at Caroline’s On Broadway in New York last night, raising funds and...
Beyoncé is one of the most prolific pop stars of our time. She continues to push boundaries and change the way we think about women in music and black women in particular. Her image of perfection is well noted and often used as a way to criticize her for not being as authentic as starlets such as Rihanna. Although this particular gripe rings hollow, it is understandable that Beyoncé being so good at what she does, as well as her sheer dominance as a force...
As part of BAMcinématek, BAM (the Brooklyn Academy of Music) has put together a film series called Witches Brew, which will run February 16th through the 29th. This series will mark the release of Robert Eggers’s The Witch. Since witches are symbols for “empowered, unconstrained womanhood,” BUST was excited to team up with BAM for this witchy watch-a-ton. We’re giving away tickets to the showing of Hocus Pocus, Häxan, and The Craft. It's a great opportunity to revisit your old favorite witchy women or discover...
From the BUST archives, we're bringing you this 2006 interview with Samantha Bee.   The Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee talks about what it's like to work at the male-dominated show, her plans for her daughter, and hot penguin-on-penguin action.     SAMANTHA BEE JUST moved into her new apartment two days ago, so you'll have to forgive her for the mess. Practically the only thing organized is the pantry, with its bevy of herbal teas. Bee is caffeine free for another three months, until she gives birth to her...
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