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It's official: we're in the winter doldrums. Luckily for those of you in the New York area, BUST has a whole night of sexy, sassy, delicious, danceable, crafty, and best of all, FREE fun planned on this Thursday, February 7th!   Head to Babeland SoHo (43 Mercer St.) at 7pm for a sexy Valentine's Day party with the ladies of Babeland and BUST. Sip on complimentary cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka, peruse Babeland's ah-MAY-zing collection of sexy toys and accessories, and make your own sparkly pasties. (Seriously....
  Almanac, the second full-length from Brooklyn band Widowspeak, opens with cascading guitar lines you could listen to on loop all night long. Molly Hamilton’s waifish vocals float down between the heavy drums, getting listeners primed for more, more, more. Still drawing a striking resemblance to beloved ’90s legends Mazzy Star, Widowspeak seems to be venturing out from under that shadow. The guitars, courtesy of Robert Earl Thomas, are more aggressive, even launching into solos on songs like “The Dark Age.” On “Sore Eyes,” those same...
This week, in a spectacularly well-timed episode, RuPaul's Drag Race was all about lip synching—both the normal kind, and the kind where you lip synch to spoken dialogue, like dubbing a movie in reverse. If you thought, "Ru made that up—no one does that," then join me in being wrong, because he also told us about performance artist Lypsinka, whose act consists of lip synching to audio clips of people like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The more you know! Now join me in falling into...
Vegetarian meat is a divisive issue. It gets crap from omnivores because it doesn’t taste like “the real thing,” and purists in the veggie camp often claim to be grossed out by the concept of soy masquerading as animal flesh. But for many compassionate cooks, vegan versions of burgers, chicken, and even seafood are lifesavers when the hankering for comfort food rears its hungry head – especially in wintertime.  Animal rights activists Annie and Dan Shannon know these urges all too well. Their fascination with ’50s...
Talk about double standards. A New Jersey school is implementing a "no cursing" rule for their students, but only for the female students. Girls at Queen of Peace High School, a catholic school in Arlington NJ, have been asked to take a pledge to clean up their language. The boys were asked not to curse around the ladies, but not asked to stop their cursing all together. The real head shaker in this is that Lori Flynn, the teacher who started this pledge, does not see it...