I just got this amazing book today called Show Dogs; A Photographic Breed Guide; photographed by one of my favorite photographers Kate Lacey (who's talents you can see in the upcoming issue of BUST Magazine, stay tuned). Its chock-full of amazing canines from every end of the pooch spectrum. These portraits of purebreds come straight from the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, where Lacey rigged up a seamless backdrop backstage. She does an ... Read More
The amazing, BUST loving, performance artist Ann Magnuson is returning to NYC after nine years to bring us her newest performance piece DUELING HARPS.  In the piece Ann Magnuson and Adam Dugas battle it out vocally over the musical accompaniment of harps played by Mia Theodoratus and Alexander Rannie. Their melodic ammo includes familiar sounds from the likes of Henry Purcell’s Baroque art songs, Kraftwerk, Buffy St. Marie, Lee Hazlewood, and Pink ... Read More
Anyone else tired of seeing fashion week's sickly thin models displaying bizarre clothes most people can't afford and, for weeks to follow, reading about them in every magazine, newspaper, blog, and bathroom stall? Well, our girl-crush, Erin Gibson, sure is, but she doesn't just roll her eyes; she tackles the industry and the models who work them in her latest Modern Lady. A parody, yes- as is her style, but also a commentary on how the fashion industry values one ... Read More
SNL premieres a new special that flaunts the numerous women who have graced the studio stage over the show's rich 35-year history. The primetime special, "Women of SNL," is set to air on NBC on Monday, November 1st from 9-11 p.m. Along with vintage clips, the ladies of late night will be bringing original material to the table to help celebrate SNL's 35th anniversary.  Among the comediennes coming back for more will be the show-stopping Tina Fey, Rachel ... Read More
EXTRA! EXTRA!  New Feist documentary just released!   "Look What The Light Did Now" documents the creation of Leslie Feist's album The Reminder and the musical and visual collaborators that helped her along the way.   Directed by Anthony Seck, LWTLDN was shot in super 8 and HDSR. The documentary is full of performances and candid interviews about the intersection of art and music. "The film follows Feist and her supporting cast through an ... Read More
Hey ladies, got any bras hangin' around that are either too big, too small, too tight, too fancy, too neon or too cream???  In honor of Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness month, why don't you donate those extra double-barreled slingshots to women who actually need them?  By recycling your bras, you will be helping to raise money for breast cancer research and giving ladies across the globe some much needed "support."   If you want to ... Read More
Tonight at The DUMBO Loft in Brooklyn, Pabst Blue Ribbon will be hosting a party dedicated to the number one drink choice of hipsters. The “Pabst Blue Pop-Up Shop” will feature a fashion show, wearable art, video projections, photo booths, screen-printing and other swag dedicated to PBR. DJ Jenncity and DJ Roofeo will be spinning all night and at some point Ninjasonik will be making an appearance.   The event is free but all donations collected ... Read More

New La Roux!

BY Helen in Music

The brand new video for andro-synth-pop La Roux’s second hit single “In for the Kill” premiered today on MySpace and it is good as gold. The video was directed by LEGS, who’s work you may have seen in the Hindu-Pagan ‘60s girl group gospel drum circle party video for “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence and the Machines. It was filmed in the historic Hotel Chelsea, crash pad for numerous musicians, artists, poets and writers of ... Read More
We’re super stoked to premiere Thunderball’s 2nd single off their upcoming release “12 Mile High” (out on ESL November 9th) on our brand spankin’ new Radio Player (look to your right, yes there it is!). ESL, the label that brought you Thievery Corporation, will release another groove filled album from the DC based trio and “Ambassadors of Style” next month, and this song is my favorite of the disc. Filled with hypnotic ... Read More

Facebook's Face-Lift

BY Katie Zanin in General

Apparently Facebook users are just now deciding that they don’t want the whole world to know what they’re doing at all times. I was under the impression that it wasn’t THAT difficult to restrict users from seeing certain areas of your page but hey, leave it to Facebook to make a big deal about every new feature it blesses us with.   The Internet gods are claiming this new feature could completely revolutionize the way social networking ... Read More
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