I used to really love Weezer back in the day, their first album is one of my all time favorites, but in the last, 5 or 6 years or so, I really could not get with the syrupy pop/anthem stuff, just wasn't working for me. But the new single, Memories, from their forthcoming album Hurley, out on September 14th (on Epitaph) is really fun and hearkens back to the old school Weezer we know and love. Read More
What’s that you say? You need something to cheer you up? Thursday is a bore because it’s almost Friday but not quite Friday and you’re having a hard time staying awake enough to even make it to Friday? Think your life is rough? Well think again.This is Marcel. Marcel is a shell. Marcel wears shoes and seems somewhat gender-ambiguous. Marcel ate some cheese once, but it was probably a bad idea. Marcel has to walk on phones to talk on them. Marcel has one regret in life, which means Marcel gets to hang out with lint sometimes. Read More
And to prove it, they have dedicated their third Book of Shadows all to us. With colors like the electric blue that is Radium, Psychedelic Sister’s pretty purple, and the whitish silver of Uzi (which is what I’m guessing you would see if you were actually shot by one), what’s not to love? I barely even wear makeup and I want this thing…just look at it! Who doesn’t secretly adore a pop-up book?That being said, you better hightail it to the Times Square Sephora next Saturday, August 28th at 1 PM. Read More

stockholm street style III

BY caroline in Style

There is the final update on Stockholm Street Style, seeing as I am now in the UK. I've included some spectacularly dressed men, just fyi. I mean, seriously, check out these guys. I'm kind of in awe and I'm not just talking about the dude rocking the serious ankle breakers (I fall down stairs in f-l-a-t-s so I'm impressed when anyone can stay vertical in a shoe that has more than a three inch heel). Here is my last update on Stockholm Street Style during Fashion Week, stay tuned for some London updates-soon to come! Per usual, high res versions here. Read More
After several years of applying for Iowa's state fair, Leslie Hall was finally granted her childhood dream come true . With weeks of preparation which included rehearsals, new videos, and the construction of massive state fair specific props , Leslie  and the Lys set the stage at 9am on a Tuesday in the pouring rain! However, this didn't stop her and the Lys from giving the crowd of early risers their all.  Proving yet again Mother Gem is a true inspiration. Read More
Why walk together when you can rock together?  Such must have been the mentality of lovebirds-turned-songbirds Jenny and Johnny. Jenny and Johnny is the musical pairing of indie rock queen, Jenny Lewis, and her equally talented beau Johnathan Rice. The couple met back in 2005 through Bright Eyes front-man Connor Oberst and have been inseparable ever since--Rice joining Lewis’ tour in 2006 for the release of her debut solo album Rabbit Fur Coat. Read More

Blame Degrassi

BY Emilie Branch in Music

  Before R&B sensation Drake or “Dizzy Drake”, was in with the Young Money crew he had a leading role in Degrassi as character Jimmy Brooks. Jimmy gets broken up with repeatedly and literally shot in the back, which results in his being confined to a wheelchair. Though he overcomes adversity and discovers his musical talent through this disability, he still gets his heart broken a third time. Maybe it’s this Degrassi baggage that’s been weighing down on the young Canadian, but something is on Drake’s mind. Read More
  Need a portal to glamour? Look no further. I'm on my way to Iowa to join up with Leslie and the Lys on a short midwest tour. The kick off is to occur at the Iowa State Fair, Leslie Hall's childhood dream come true! I've been photographing Leslie Hall for nearly four years so check the Bust blog all week for the insider saga that is about to begin. Read More
So it seems that Sarah Palin has her "Mama Grizzlies" all riled up. I've really tried as of late to just tune her out because if I don't, my blood tends to boil and my eyes get blurry and I can't think or speak clearly or intelligently. Which is why I say thank heavens for the blog, or else I'd actually have to think before I spoke as opposed to easily reading over what I type. In any case, not sure if you have seen this, but here is the "Mama Grizzlies" video that's circulating through the interwebs. Read More
Hey all,Today was rather eventful, I photographed Bryanboy, and some rather other amazing people. Photographing street style has led me to reflect upon what makes up Swedish street style. Swedish fashion style, similar to Danish fashion style, is all about opaque black tights, architectural shoes, and beautiful, blousey and gathered shirt dresses and high, high avant garde heels. American fashion seems so much about flattering the figure and emphasizing thin-ness or what have you- it's more about hotness, but this is about art and fashion, fun with dressing. Read More