Apply now to be a BUST Magazine Craftacular vendor at the World's Largest DIY Festival -- Maker Faire New York 2011! Maker Faire will take place on September 17th and 18th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York; over 40,000 attendees are expected over both days. This year's BUST Magazine Craftacular at Maker Faire features: A central location at a highly trafficked area within Maker Faire (lots of foot traffic!). A large BUST Craftacular tent which will provide cover and shade for all vendors and shoppers. More live crafting demos, including demos from vendors. Read More
What exactly is chutney? Surely it must be one of the most mysterious foods that you can make and put in a jar, because not many people seem to know what it is. If you’re a condiment lover, it’s well worth an investigation to get to know this versatile saucy spread. According to Drake Page of the DP Chutney Collective, chutney is a sweet and spicy condiment, usually made with fruit, vinegar, spices and sugar to compliment savory foods. Chutney appears in many culture’s cuisines by different names and variations. Read More
As a big fan of both temporary tattoos and  artful conception, I was very excited to come across Tattly: Designy Temporary Tattoos.  Graphic designer Tina Roth Eisenberg, aka swissmiss, heard the call for higher quality temporary tattoo alternatives once she became fed-up with the current offerings of unattractive and bland temp tats. With her own child's adornment in mind, Eisenberg decided to stop complaining and take matters into her own hands. The result: a small yet superb collection of temporary tattoos, each crafted by a different independent designer. Read More
New York is a pretty cool place. We all know about the endless supply of renowned museums, and Central Park is like a magical (though overcrowded) forest, but did you know that since 1992 it has been legal for women to be topless in public? Admittedly, it is still rare to actually see a woman brave enough to do so--just because it's legal doesn't mean it's socially acceptable--but on these hot July days it’s getting more and more tempting. Read More
In her latest video, Big Freedia, the Queen Diva of the New Orleans Bounce scene and long-time BUST darling, schools us all in the sexy art of Sissy Bounce. If you thought “Excuse,” the second booty-shaking track on the Scion A/V Presents Big Freedia EP, was fun, you're going to absolutely revel in its fantastic video. The Bounce class gets creative for the judges, by showing off their moves stacked on top of one another, upside-down, and even involving plants. Also check out BUST’s favorite bike burlesque artist, Heather Loop/Ms. Read More
BUST Magazine is proud to be a sponsor of one of this summer's hottest fundraisers -- Summer, Sex, and Spirits, the 7th Annual Benefit for Planned Parenthood of New York City -- which takes place on Monday, July 25th from 8-11 PM at Hudson Terrace.The night will feature music by Justine D and DJ Ayres, burlesque performances by Calamity Chang and friends, naughty balloon art by Mistress B, and a silent auction with items from Christian Louboutin, Babeland, MoMa, New York School of Burlesque, and many, many more.Oh, and did we mention there's an open bar all night?Visit www.ppnyc. Read More
In need of an out-of-this-world drawing  inspiration? Are your friends too impatient to pose for your vision of a sexy American Gothic? Come to Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School and get ready to do some saucy sketches. Featured in BUST's October/November ’08 issue, Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School was founded in 2005 by artists Molly Crabapple and A.V. Phibes. It's currently run solely by Crabapple, a New York City-based illustrator whose inspirations include buxom babes and sassy Marie-Antoinette-haired ladies.  At Dr. Read More


BY Annelise S in TV

After a nutty accident involving a bottle of Advil is misconstrued as a suicide attempt, Jenna ends up in a pretty brutal arm cast (see above picture) and an entire high school full of confused rumors. In MTV’s “AWKWARD.”, the typical cast of any high school TV show is present (the two sidekicks, doofy teachers, cheerleaders, confused parents, lame jocks), all dealing with the typical issues (virginity, popularity, personal identity, relationships) but with a refreshingly intelligent twist that distinguishes this show from the rest. The dialogue in “AWKWARD. Read More
Most blog-reading folks know The Satorialist, the now-famous street style blog by Scott Schuman, but do you know The Satorialtwist? This clever blog splices pictures from The Satorialist to create some interesting, hilarious, and even cute outfits (such as the one above). I'm not sure how Schuman feels about the blog, but I like to think he'd be flattered considering the disclaimer Harry Woodrow, The Satorialtwist's creater,  posts on the site, which says, "All images are from The Sartorialist and used without permission but with love and respect. Read More
I love the internet, because it allows for pictures like this to be exposed to the world. I don't know how many times I've ordered a burrito and thought "I feel like I'm about to ingest an infant." Which I've always thought was a unique, vaguely disturbing thought- apparently it's not! This picture proves that I'm not a sicko! Hallelujah! Burritos have the same heft and warmth of a baby. Except burritos are significantly more delicious. This picture is also great because it's an actual FOOD BABY. Awww yeah! Viral images, man. So good! Sometimes, you just need some visual stimulation. Read More