It seems Brooklyn is the place to be tonight -- in addition to the Beauty Bar vodka party, BUST's own Susan Juvet is hosting a release party for her new Free Danger record at Death By Audio in Williamsburg. There will be performances by Pictureplane, Javelin, Jones, and Moss of Aura -- and after all that, the Free Danger DJs will be spinnin' till the wee hours. So bring $7 and a little extra cash for cheap beer -- we promise you'll have a good time. Read More
When I found out Disney had reopened their hand-drawn animation studios and announced plans to do another 2D feature in the tradition of their old classics, I was SUPER excited. So I braved the weekend crowds on Saturday to check out The Princess and the Frog, Disney's first 2D feature since 2004's Home on the Range, and was pleasantly surprised by how much fun I had watching a movie whose target audience is about 15 years my junior. Tiana is the 'princess' in question, but she's not really a princess. Read More
Yeah, we know -- you've heard all about it already. Well, in case anybody didn't, we're gonna tell you one more time. Read More
It's probably best for my bank account that I can't go to the LA Craftacular on Saturday -- one BUST shopping extravaganza was hard enough on my wallet. But if I could go, and had lots of cash with me, I'd definitely hit up the I Heart Guts table. I'll admit it -- when Craftacular guru Susan said 'You gotta check out this lady's plush uterus,' I was more than a little skeptical. But surprise! These guts are adorable, and I heart them, too. Read More
To all the West Coasters who missed out on this past weekend's amazing BUST Holiday Craftacular -- don't fret! It's almost your turn. This Saturday, December 12, BUST will be rolling into the Echo and the Echoplex for yet another awesome day of crafty goodness at the LA Craftacular. And get this -- LA's own Freshly Baked will be selling a special BUST Cookie Box with peanut butter chocolate pretzel (on view to your left), dark chocolate cherry, root beer float, and oatmeal blueberry white and dark chocolate. Read More
One more time for the back row -- this Sunday is BUST's Holiday Craftacular in NYC, and if you haven't already cleared your calendar for that day, you better get on it. Top 5 reasons to come to the Craftacular: 1) Over 200 vendors will be selling their awesome handmade wares -- and it's the present-giving time of year. 2) Free stuff! We have gift bags for the first 500 attendees, coffee from Joe's, and other assorted snacks. Who doesn't love free stuff? AND the Treats Truck will be parked outside. 3) Cute pets for you to take home (or just coo over). Read More
This review is long overdue -- but cut me some slack, it's hard to be a double intern and a retail employee during the holiday season. A couple of weeks ago, I saw Amanda Blank and Peaches at Terminal 5 in NYC, and it pretty much made my month. Amanda Blank, who I've described to friends as a hip-hop heir of Peaches, kicked everything off with a bang, warming up the crowd with her in-your-face lyrics and dance-tastic beats. Blank was wearing a crazy outfit that a normal person could only dream of pulling off: a neon, fringed, zebra and leopard-print leotard with cutouts in the sides. Read More
Mustaches are everywhere these days -- on necklaces, on your guy friends, on celebrities, on your the finger you're holding up to your face. And now they're on your wall, too, thanks to illustrators Aya Kakeda and Nina Frenkel, otherwise known as the Mustache Sisters. The Mustache Sisters make adorable, mustache-shaped plush picture frames inspired by their own giant mustache, crafted for the NYC Hungarian Cultural Center's Mustache Contest. These are definitely the cutest mustaches I've seen around lately. Read More
Love it or hate it, you can't avoid Twilight. Last night, I joined several other BUSTies (and about a million swooning girls) for a midnight screening of round two of my favorite teen vampire drama. To sum up -- it was AMAZING. If you're going to sit through a two-hour-long angsty teen drama, there's no better way to do it than with tons of screaming teenagers and their mothers. I haven't heard so much squealing at an event since the Backstreet Boys concert I went to in seventh grade. They screamed when the lights went down. Read More

Tasty New TV

BY Eliza C. Thompson in TV

Now that Mad Men and Project Runway are over for the year, you might be looking for some new material to fill up your DVR. Look no further! We've got the buzz on two new cooking shows that definitely sound like they're worth checking out. First there's IFC's Dinner With the Band, a new show premiering on November 24. Chef Sam Mason will be hanging out with different bands and cooking up their favorite tour foods with a little of his own flavor. And after all the eating, there's a lot of rocking -- each band will play a set during the show. Read More