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
This past month, both Vulture and The New York Times have published stories about the under-representation of women in Hollywood. After reading both "100 Women Directors Hollywood Should Be Hiring" and "The Women of Hollywood Speak Out," I was straight-up PISSED. With statistics like, "In both 2013 and 2014, women were only 1. Read More
At BUST, we’re on board with certain parts of so-called “bacon culture”: bacon chocolate chip cookies, bacon chive bread, even bacon tattoos. But we’re not so sure about this new bacon product: bacon-scented underwear. J&D’s Foods introduced the bacon-smelling undies today. There’s a boxer briefs option for men and a bikini-style option for women, both priced at $19.99. Both pairs are red and feature the slogan “Stop and smell the -" followed by a strategically-placed image of bacon. Read More
Last night, Adele performed "Water Under the Bridge" on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and reminded us one more time why she is music royalty. Listening to her new album 25 on repeat is the norm for me at the moment, so seeing her perform live is an extra special cherry on top of my pumpkin pie. Between her flawless-every-time eyeliner and poignant performance style, plus lyrics that basically penetrate the soul, Adele's performance on Fallon just makes you feel all the feels. 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, homedepot.com) 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
Imagine living in a country run by a feminist political party. Sounds sweet AF to me. Well Scandinavia, a place I imagine to be a progressive haven, is unsurprisingly leading the way in what The BBC is calling "the feminist political resurgence in Europe." The party, called Feminist Initiative (FI), was founded in Sweden in 2005 and launched in neighboring Norway this past spring. Norway’s demand for a feminist party started to increase about two years ago due to growing anger over government proposals to give doctors more power to refuse abortions (commence eye roll). Read More
An American living in Paris tells her story: I’m going to start by stating the most immediate and obvious thing: I am lucky. I wasn’t hurt in the terrorist attacks in Paris 11/13/15. No one I know intimately was hurt or killed. I wanted to write about my experience, albeit a quiet and very fortunate one because I learned something important. 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
Irritability, increased tiredness, chocolate cravings, constant hunger, and a more easily upset disposition—these are all symptoms that sound familiar to anybody with a menstrual cycle, but also familiar the 26 percent of British men who say that yes it’s true: they have a man period. A recent study done by Vouchercloud found that out of 1,206 British men in co-habituating relationships with women, a little more than a quarter say they experience a monthly “man period. Read More
  It seems like people have finally caught on: the absolute worst way to spend Thanksgiving night is tackling each other over half priced jeggings and flat screen TVs. This morning, the masses took to Twitter to describe their Black Friday feels under the hashtag #BlackFridayIn3Words. Read More