Anyone who has ever suffered even a mild form of obsessive-compulsive disorder an anxiety condition characterized by recurring negative thoughts and repetitive behaviors) will cringe with recognition when reading Amen, Amen, Amen, Abby Sher's new memoir about her struggle with the ... Read More
Despite sounding like a space-age feminine hygiene product, Apple's new iPad launched today with nary a lady in sight. Even though we here at BUST were as excited about the launch of this product as anyone from the cock-and-balls set, Apple seems to have forgotten that women are consumers for the latest tech at all. In the video promoting the new product, a number of Apple developers tells us all about their new thingamajig and why it was constructed. It's not such ... Read More
Our good friend and frequent photography contributor, the brilliant Danielle St. Laurent, is a worldwide traveler who pops in and out of international airports like they were the corner candy shop. (Weird metaphor, I know; I'm just trying to say she's in them alot!) Anyway, on a recent trip to Nairobi, Danielle spotted the following in a tiny Nairobi airport: What the WHAT?? That's a giant blow-up poster featuring BUST, Self, BUST, and Ebony! We're like SPAM over ... Read More
Back when we were looking to make some decorations for the BUST Holiday Craftacular here in NYC, we hit on some great instructions for how to make some slammin' snowflakes. Our intern, Clare, made a bunch of these to hang around the space, and they were such a hit that folks kept asking all day how we made them. Well, we're about to share our secret below. Watch Intern Clare as she takes  a few pieces of paper, makes a couple of snips, and then with a stick ... Read More
As the below video proves, the characters on the popular MTV Jerzploitation series, Jersey Shore, are simply method actors following a clearly defined script. Oh, and one of them is actually British. Oh, and if one more person tells me they think The Situation is hot or cute or whatevs, I'm going to punch them in the face!   The REAL Situation (Feat. MTV Jersey Shore's The Situation, Snooki, and Pauly D) - watch more funny ... Read More
Getting a bit panicked about the fact that there are only about 48 shopping hours left until the big X to the Mas? Don't worry. It's not too late to give the gift that keeps on giving-- and now you can give your friends a subscription to BUST at our lowest rates ever! Your friends will love the way BUST celebrates women and helps them feel proud to be female. With each issue, they'll be inspired by the latest in women's news, culture, and entertainment, plus DIY, ... Read More
Want to make the cutest most adorbsest nicest hippest gift tags for your gifts this year? Thanks to the crafty dude at Dudecraft.com, you can. The teeny tiny-ness of this craft is killing me: yes, there's an album cover. Inside that is an album sleeve. And inside that is the tiny little record that serves as the gift card -- just write your note on the back. Squeee! Not only does this crafty dude show you exactly how to make these amazing little tags, but he even ... Read More
In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, our favorite recent pop culture phenom, Lady Gaga, finally admitted to being a feminist, a term which she has rejected in the past. Speaking with music critic Ann Powers, Gaga said, ""I'm getting the sense that you're a little bit of a feminist, like I am, which is good. I find that men get away with saying a lot in this business, and that women get away with saying very little . . . In my opinion, women need and want ... Read More
After finding out this week that my very favorite show, Flight of the Conchords, was not coming back for a new season, I was heartbroken. But thanks to my pal Jodi, I've been alerted to a pair of dudes who hail not from New Zealand but from the Old Testament: a couple of members of my tribe (I'm guessing) who, with a bit more work, just might become contenders to be the next FOC. Check out some of their videos below, and Happy Hannukah y'all! You need to a ... Read More
What do you get for the woman who has everything -- including a multi-media publishing and television empire? How about some Mean Cards, or Guinness Beer Soap? That's what Racheal Ray blogger Evette Rios thought, so she trekked down from Rachael's lair to the BUST Holiday Craftacular in NYC a few weeks ago, and made the cutest video of her visit! If you've never been to a BUST Craftacular, this vid will give you a fantastic idea of what goes down, plus introduce ... Read More