After years of making Broadway audiences swoon, actor Cheyenne Jackson became a small-screen star in 2009 with his recurring role as Danny Baker—a TGS cast member who has a fling with Liz Lemon—on 30 Rock. Now, the 40-year-old triple threat has taken up residence at a decidedly scarier address, Hotel Cortez—a fictional downtown L.A. location at the center of the latest season of American Horror Story. Read More
There’s a lot to love about The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen: her bravery, her determination to protect her little sister, her Johanna Mason calls it, her "tacky romantic drama and defender-of-the-helpless act”....and her badass archery skills. Katniss joins a long line of female archers in film, from Brave’s Merida to King Arthur’s Guinevere to Mulan. Here are 10 heroines who know their way around a bow and arrow. Read More
Remember how stoked you’d get on the scent of Crayolas, or how happy cracking open a brand-new coloring book could make you feel? Well, it’s time to revisit this pastime of yore. Whether you want to indulge your OCD tendencies by penciling in a complex pattern, or simply zone out for a bit with a meditative marker sesh, there are now tons of coloring books out there designed for adults to enjoy. Dawn Finley, who hosts a monthly coloring event at the Women’s Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles, shared 5 of her favorite titles for tinting, and we added a couple of our own. Read More
What happens when you really want to form a groundbreaking band with your friends, but don’t yet know how to play your instruments? In the case of New York’s all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache, your band practices a lot—busking in the subway and near Times Square—until you all get really, really good. Founded in 2008, Flor de Toloache has a distinct and beautiful sound, fusing R&B, hip-hop, jazz, salsa, and soul influences with a traditionally Mexican format not usually known for including women. Read More
Miracle Peeling Foot, $24 for one-time use,  When I read about the foot peel trend from Seoul, Korea, I busted out a jig, which sounded more like a tap dance thanks to my calluses clip-clapping on the floor. I had to try it, so I grabbed a box of Miracle Peeling Foot. I placed my clean feet in the supplied plastic slippers filled with clear lactic and glycolic acid gel for 90 minutes, and a day later, my skin began to shed like a snake’s. (Don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt. But don’t pick at it. Let it peel naturally. Read More
Who doesn't love a bit of graphic geometry? Whether you prefer squares, triangles, hexagons or circles, we've rounded up 9 geometric goodies for you and your home. Shop them all below: Delicate lingerie, from Russia with love.BRA, $30, EKASALINGERIE.ETSY.COM   Light up a room with a pyramid pendant. LAMP SHADE, $375, WAVESOFWHITE.COM   Slow and steady wins the race with this cute pin.TORTOISE BROOCH, $15.87, SKETCHINC.ETSY.COM   Go for gold with jewelry handmade in Seattle by husband-and-wife team Billy and Leah.SUBTRACTED V NECKLACE, $56, SHOPBALEEN. Read More
Contemplating the many “isms” that plague Hollywood—from racism to sexism to ageism—is enough to make anyone want to take a Silkwood shower. But there’s some good news from the industry trenches.  Meryl Streep, Tinseltown’s feminist fairy godmother, is now helping to fund The Writers Lab, the first and only program of its kind to help female screenwriters over 40 get a foothold in an industry where ageism reaches far beyond the acting arena. Read More
BUST Magazine's December/January Issue Featuring Cover Gal Jemima Kirke Is On Sale Now! Here at BUST, we’re full-tilt jingle ballin’ as we prepare for a season of holiday hotness! And as a representative of the “most wonderful time of the year,” we’ve got GIRLS’ beloved badass Jemima Kirke gracing our cover. Read More
  Are your lil’ piggies sloshing around in your favorite rain boots? No need to toss your shoes just because the seams are leaking—aquarium sealant ($4.98 for 2.8 oz, is here to save the rainy day. Waterproof and strong enough to hold a damn aquarium together, this glue is also non-toxic, so it’s perfect for resealing your puddle stompers.   To use, make sure your boots are completely dry and wipe the insides out with a dishrag or paper towel to remove any dirt. Read More
Deciding to DIY your skincare can be a stressful endeavor. You start out strong, committed to using all-natural ingredients. You think, My skin will thank me! My wallet will thank me! But then you start researching, and it’s all downhill: A double boiler? A blended emulsion? Special waxes? Forget it. That’s how I felt when I entered the crazy (but awesome) world of DIY. But it’s not all as challenging as you might believe. In fact, the best DIY skin-care recipes are easy to make and have just a few high-quality ingredients—like the three olive oil-based projects below. Read More