Self-taught pianist, poet, producer, and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Rachael Sage will be previewing her latest revue "Stop Me If I'm Kvetching..." for one night only in New York City at the new Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 Wednesday, August 4th at 7:30 PM. Super sweet! You can purchase tickets for $10 here. You can also purchase tickets for the actual Edinburgh Festival Fringe (in ... Read More

The Cure for a Cure

BY Sophie Johnson in Music

This Sunday, August 1st,  Roberta's Pizza of Bushwick will host The Cure for a Cure. Several independent artists will gather in the garden to perform covers of The Cure in order to raise money for the Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia Foundation from 2-9pm. Heritage Foods, Pies n Thighs, and, of course, Roberta's will be working the grill while you enjoy cool brews from Union Beer Distributors and listen to great live music.  If that's not enough to get ... Read More
Are you missing the crazy, monotone shenanigans of Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie in “Flight of the Conchords” as much as I am? Just two seasons of the quirky TV show was not enough! The duo was featured as our coverdudes in the April/May 2008 Men We Love issue, and we’re still madly in love with them.   Assuming you BUSTy ladies out there are just as obsessed as we are and happen to be in New York for the weekend (or whenever, ... Read More
The only problem (if I HAD to pick one) with being Music Editor for a magazine like Bust, is that there's just not enough time in any given day to write about all the awesome music that gets sent to us for review. One CD that we've been loving, but couldn't quite fit into our last issue, is Olof Arnalds' Innundir Skinni, which our writer Katie Bain will review for you right here and now: Icelandic singer and musician Olöf Arnalds floats into our musical ... Read More

The Birth Control Paradox

BY Nissa in Sex

Is your birth control making you smell "less attractive" to prospective males? That's the question scientists at Duke University are researching in a fairly new study conducted with lemurs as test subjects. In the study, female lemurs were injected with the popular birth control, Depo-Provera, also known as the shot. The female lemurs then allegedly sent out a "different scent molecule" than the control group. Males seemed to shun the injected females, leaving ... Read More
Our own Lisa Hix has graciously shared this blog with us that she has posted over at CollectorsWeekly.com. Enjoy!   Our Bodies, Our Stilettos By Lisa Hix (Copyright Collectors Weekly 2010) A writer explains the reasons behind her love-hate relationship with high heels. Behold the power of the stiletto heel. Despite all the advances women have made, it’s one fetish we can’t seem to escape, a paradox epitomized by “Sex and the City.” The ... Read More
It’s official! If you want to know what’s going down in the world of movies, music and TV, you better get your little tushes out there and grab our Aug/Sept Fall Preview issue, ‘cause it’s totally hitting newsstands today!   Here is just a brief glimpse into what kind of brainfood is in store:-- Want to stop paying $20 or more just for a fix of your frontal fringe? Yeah, me too. We’ve got a bang trimmin’ tutorial just for ... Read More
From it's origins to it's core, Comicon's heart lies in the attendance and participation of the teenagers. Technologies have provided them with the ability to find interests beyond what is readily available to them in mainstream American media. In replacement of sagas such as Twilight they have sought out more sophisticated supernatural tales from Japan like Bleach, Death Note, and Hellsing. After spending an afternoon with them, I wished I was a teenager again, ... Read More
Head out to the West Village to P.J.S. Exhibitions to support female tattoo artist, Stephanie Tamez!    Stephanie Tamez is a Brooklyn based tattoo artist from Brooklyn Adorned.  As a female artist, Tamez gives her male counterparts serious competition with her eye for detail and knack for color.  Her paintings are like bright lights against nebulous backdrops.  Of her long career in tattooing, she says, “It’s been such an ... Read More
(Or, alternatively, MY Personal (Brief) Ode to (and Mental Debate Over) Christina Hendricks) Since my little ol’ post pertaining to Christina Hendricks seemed to cause a bit of a stir yesterday, I thought I’d share this newly posted BBC article with everyone. Many of the concerns that were voiced yesterday have also appeared in this article as well! (Note: The following are my thoughts on bodies and such at this current moment in time. I have been known ... Read More
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