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The real Betty Cooper just stood up, and her name is actually Betty Tokar Jankovich.  At 94 years old, she’s the star of “Archie’s Betty,” a new documentary chronicling the journey of one obsessive “Archie” comics fan (Gerald Peary) and one researcher (Shaun Clancy) in their search for the people who inspired the beloved characters. The search for Betty led the intrepid duo straight to Jankovich's home in Edison, New Jersey, where her perspective shed new light on the classic strip and its illustrator, Bob Montana – her former...
Dream pop band Correatown is back with a beautiful new music video for their song “True North,” and we couldn’t be more excited to premiere it on BUST.com.  “True North” was shot on Lake Lanier, Georgia during sunset and at the Mayan Ruin Ek Balam in the jungle of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula just after sunrise.  Angela Correa says of the video, “‘True North’ explores themes of steadfastness, celebration and listening for and believing in that quiet elusive voice inside that confirms joy and beauty.“For the video I...
“Leave her on the hillside to die, she’s only a girl,” the waiters at her father’s restaurant would taunt anytime she cried as a child. Civil rights activist and feminist Grace Lee Boggs recalled these incidents in an interview with Democracy Now, citing them as the first time she realized the world was different for girls and boys. Looking back, she mused that it may have been in jest but, nevertheless, it was these careless statements that made her realize the world needed change. Born in New York in 1915...
Laura Little Curated, an art brand designed by photographer and visual artist Laura Little, is re-thinking art and fashion while putting a newfound crackle into the words "pop-up shop." Combining photography and a "love of music while chilling with friends" vibe, Laura Little Curated is energizing New York’s afterwork scene with a realm of ongoing pop-up shops. These hip, afterwork shopping retreats are designed for New Yorkers to mix, mingle, and shop for new and emerging brands. General admission is free and includes a complimentary cocktail and...
Recently, Meryl Streep made us all cry when she said that she is not a feminist….no, no, no, not a feminist, but a humanist. Now, we're cringing over photos of Streep and her Suffragette co-stars posing in white t-shirts that read, “I’d rather be a rebel than a slave.” While there’s nuance in the sentiment, there’s also something decidedly eerie about seeing an image of a white woman wearing a T-shirt printed with the word “slave.” The quote comes from Meryl’s character, Emmeline Pankhurst, who organized for white...
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