If you are a BUST reader, then you're famliar with the special BUST-infused crossword puzzles that appear in every issue. They're put together for us by the lovely and talented word nerd, Deb Amlen (who also does the crossword puzzles for the Onion). Well, as of today, Deb's also the puzzle meister behind the New York Time's crossword puzzle blog, Word Play. If you like to do the New York Times crossword puzzles (or at least try doing them) and have ever found yourself stuck, the blog is the place to go. Read More
Here at BUST HQ we're racing to get our latest issue to the printer, then take a well-deserved and much-needed break. Wanted to leave our viewers and fans with a nice little holiday message, and I don't think there's anyone, or anything, that can convey that happy, joyous holiday spirit better than Henrietta and Myrna here. Read More
Come join us for an exclusive six-day pop-up shop as we bring you some of the best BUST Magazine Craftacular  Vendors! BUST has partnered with Hendricks Gin and Gallery 151 to host a sunset shopping spree from Monday, December 13th to Saturday, December 18th. Finish all your holiday shopping in one location down on the Bowery. We'll be open for shoppers from 4pm to 9pm daily with Hendricks Gin cocktails available on certain nights. Besides being an awesome shop, the setting will be a beautiful, tree-stump and toadstool-covered magical forest art installation. Read More
This past weekend, our UK sisters held a BUST Magazine Craftacular in London and it was the tits! They'll post more about it in a few days, after they get some much needed R & R, but in the meantime, check out these photos from the event taken by the lovely Caz Turner and posted over at her blog, http://usefulbox.blogspot.com/ . Read More
In the past few weeks, there's been alot of attention paid to the subject of bullying in high school, and, in particular,  the bullying  of homosexuals. The current round of media attention to  his subject began with the tragic suicide of  Tyler Clementi, who jumped off the George Washington Bridge, to his death, after  having been secretly videotaped in his college dorm having sex with a man, and then having the video spread around campus. Read More
@font-face { font-family: "Times New Roman"; }@font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "New York"; }table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } I hesitate to say “these are not your grandma’s quilts” about the brilliant work of quiltmaker Boo Davis, but truly, the projects in Dare to be Square Quilting: A Block-by-Block Guide to Making Patchwork and Quilts (Crown Publishing) are truly not your grandma’s quilts. Read More
Recently I received a press release from a publicist asking me to share the following clip from a movie called "ITW Pathway." The film boasts a ridiculously amazing cast — including  Terrence Howard, Temple Grandin, Rufus Wainwright,  Famke Janssen, Will Shortz,  Moby, Kent Cullers, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Jorgen Leth,  Dave Matthews, Alan Cumming, Rosie Perez, Aimee Mullins, Bob Mankoff and Will Oldham — and the music for it was composed by Yoko Ono. Read More
In just a little over a week, BUST will be hosting a giant BUST Magazine Craftacular at the World Maker Faire at the old World's Fairgrounds. But in addition to the usual dancing/djs/delicious craft shopping goodness, at this event we'll also be having a sweet Stitch 'n BUST area, where you can sit at picnic benches or on picnic blankets and stitch away on your own projects, or use one of the Sublime Stitching kits we have to give away, or some of the Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller yarn provided by Red Heart. Read More

Stayfree or Stay Away?

BY debbie in Feminism

Oh, Canada! We love that the ad world  is finally realizing that, yup, women have a sense of humor too. And with the Old Spice ads they surely have a winner. This Canadian Stayfree ad, which I'm sure it's creators hope will be a major viral video, is a virus, alright, but more like an STD. Read More
Hey kids! We know how you're all up in the internets and everything, on your myface at all times, and completely podded out. But if you're entirely webberific, we need you. Come help with our various and sundry BUST digital initiatives, and we'll be happy to train you in all kinds of stuff you don't know yet. If you've got got some computer chops (any kind of programming experience would be especially great), or are just dying to learn all about the wonderful world of digital, apply here. Read More
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