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My X-Men love affair just got way more intense. Last week, Marvel released X-Men #1, the first all-female comic in the X-Men series’—wait for it—50 year history. For the company to have waited this long to give Storm and Kitty Pryde the spotlight is beyond, well, pretty much everyone. But according to series writer Brian Wood, the new comic was created in hopes of squashing any fears readers might have over, you know, “shopping and conversations about hair.” Yes, because that is exactly what I look...
Today in awkward slut-shamey advice, Beijing officials are telling women to shield themselves with newspapers in order to avoid sexual harassment.  The cops gave out this hot tip now because of China’s rising summer temperatures – they know that logically, people will be wearing fewer layers and shorter clothes to beat the heat. And police brains often seem to think that shorter clothes = more harassment = under a woman’s control, so lo and behold; it’s yet another case of body-policing police. On Wednesday, the Beijing Public Security...
It’s finally summertime! Looking for the kind of fun you can have without sweating your tanned little booty off? BUST hand-picked a crop of movies we'll be watching from that sweet, sweet movie theater air conditioning - without stressing about which character will make the next sexist dig. We know that dick flicks usually dominate the summer movie scene, but 2013 is another good year for the ladies. Here are the ones you don't want to miss: Girl Most Likely Kristen Wiig plays Imogene, a “once-promising playwright” now living with...
  What the hell is a BED LIBS contest? Well if you read BUST,  you know what a One-Handed Read is, right? If not, it's a short erotic story found in each print edition of BUST best enjoyed, well, um, one-handed. You get the picture. Moving on... Also, you were a kid once, right? Well then I'm sure you remember MAD LIBS. If you didn't play MAD LIBS as a kid then I really need you to go stand in the corner and think long and hard...
  The title of Queens of the Stone Age’s new album will certainly provoke giggles given that this is their first new release since 2007, but it’s as if Josh Homme and company never left. …Like Clockwork is a welcome continuation of QOTSA’s syrupy groove, but the band also does all sorts of little things to establish a new chapter on this record. While the core of the group remains the same, Homme has widened his influence—there are guest appearances from Trent Reznor and Sir Elton...