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You probably recognize her from Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet or Marvel’s Inhumans, but Liv Hewson is so not the walking dead — from acting to practicing aerial silks, she’s a “wandering enigma” of talent. As a bright and energetic 22-year-old, the up-and-coming Australian actor demands your attention with her big smile and bigger heart. She sat down with BUST to discuss relationships, the woes and wonder of being a teenager, and the importance of acting like a feminist. In Santa Clarita Diet, Liv plays Abby,...
Genieve Figgis is an Irish artist known for both the boldness of her colors and the boldness of her brushstrokes. BUST features her in the upcoming April/May magazine in “Parting Glance.” Genieve Figgis, Acrylic on canvas Figgis always knew she wanted to be an artist, but attended art school at the age of 30 after starting a family, according to an interview with Broadly. Proof that it’s never too late to pursue your passion. She got her big break when she posted her work on social media,...

When buying movie tickets for A Wrinkle in Time for my mom and I, I feared I might be too far removed from the book I loved once to open my heart to the film adaptation by Ava DuVernay. Am I too old, too jaded to receive whatever the message would be? I read the book when I was in the fourth or fifth grade and loved it. Had I changed? I was wrong. I need you to know that I cried throughout this whole, entire film....

We are so excited to be attending the seventh annual Treefort Music Fest in Boise, Idaho! The festival, which can be compared to SXSW, spreads across the entire city of Boise, featuring over 450 bands in the best venues across the city. Throughout the five days, there is a number of things to do beyond seeing music including yoga, comedy, skateboarding, food, a beer fest, kids' activities and more. With so much to do, it can be easy to get overwhelmed when deciding where to head,...
Corinna Bechko is the first woman to write an Earth One title with Green Lantern: Earth One Vol. 1. In 2010, DC Comics decided to release the Earth One series, a re-imagining of the origin stories of their most famous superheroes like Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman. Our Hal Jordan, AKA Green Lantern, has been re-imagined with a new origin story, and the primary person creating this male superhero is a woman — let that settle in for a moment. Goodbye toxic masculinity, so long...
 Dorota Kobiela is one half of the directorial duo behind Loving Vincent, the world's first fully painted feature film. Loving Vincent is an intimate look at the mysterious final years of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, based off a collection of Van Gogh's letters depicting his daily life and mental state. Nominated for Best Animation at the 90th Academy Awards, Kobiela's work with partner Hugh Welshman redefines the boundaries of animation — each of the film's 65,00 frames is an oil painting on canvas, created...

Pamela Colman Smith was a gifted artist who had a love for the occult. She illustrated the world's best known tarot cards, as well as books by Bram Stoker and W. B. Yeats, AND she contributed artwork for the women’s suffrage movement. And yet, her works are often overlooked; she even gets omitted from her own tarot. Pamela...WHAT A BABE! A WELL-TRAVELLED LADY Pamela (known as Pixie to her mates) was born in Pimlico in London in 1878. Her family then moved to Manchester before heading to Kingston, Jamaica...
VFX producer Juliet Tierney and skating director and choreographer Sarah Kawahara are two of the major masterminds behind I, Tonya, the Tonya Harding biopic starring Margot Robbie. I was fortunate enough to hop on the phone with the two of them to talk about all the work behind the figure skating routines we see recreated onscreen. Tierney is an award-winning producer and Head of Production at LA/NY effects house EightVFX, and Kawahara is an Emmy award-winner for CBS’s Scott Hamilton: Upside Down and NBC’s Opening Ceremonies...
The New York Times’ live performance and speaking series “TimesTalks” most recently featured the glorious Ava DuVernay on the eve of the release of her new film, A Wrinkle In Time. Audience members literally jumped out of their seats as soon as the iconic filmmaker walked on stage for the event. Interviewed by New York Times editor Jazmine Hughes, DuVernay spent the next hour and fifteen minutes talking about her new movies, her life, and what it means to be a black woman in the film industry.  Hughes...
The book review setion from our February/March 2018 issue is right here, bringing you feminist-friendly literature. Read them all here, and check out our spotlight on black feminist writers' memoirs here.  From Here To Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good DeathBy Caitlin Doughty(W.W. Norton & Company)We’re all going to die. But Caitlin Doughty wants us to start thinking about what happens after. In the follow-up to her 2014 memoir Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, the death-positive mortician makes it clear that end-of-life planning is...