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I vaguely remember being eleven or so and going to Take Your Child to Work Day – I sat on the floor of my mother's office and took an aptitude test, and then I played with dolls as she, you know, worked. I still can't say how seeing a real-live attorney's office up close in my formative years has impacted my particular (read: vague) career trajectory...but I do remember how curious it was to see “work” demystified. Here was my mom's office, I remember thinking. Where she spends most of her time. And these are the desks and tables, this is the common room... Read More
Does this butterface look familiar to you? You may recognize Maria Bamford from her role as DeBrie on Season Four of Arrested Development, or even from the pages of BUST itself - this girl is hilarious. Now we can get even more glorious Maria-face with her latest project, a web series called “Ask My Mom!” It features Bamford dressed up as her 70-year-old mom, answering her viewers' pressing questions with "heartfelt, absurd, and liberal Christian advice." New episodes are being released every Thursday. Read More
In college my friends and I would always plan out an elaborate group Halloween costume involving the myriad lovable characters from Arrested Development. Everyone would argue over who they would be: should it be based on looks? Personality? Or just who your favorite character was? Needless to say, this idea never came to fruition, but that's probably because we didn't have this super helpful flow chart that determines which character you are! I discovered I'm Lucille Bluth, mostly because of my terrible winking skills. Read More
Even if you’ve never watched Arrested Development, it’s safe to assume your Facebook feed has been appropriately cluttered with statuses about its new season. After cancellation and a hardcore seven year hiatus, fans have been anticipating the Bluths Netflix return. Now, in the dawn of Memorial day is seems that viewers are in an emotional hang-over. Read More
Have you heard? The Banana Stand from Arrested Development has sprung to life and popped up in a few lucky cities. Our own N.Y.C. is a stop on the Bluth’s Original Frozen Banana Stand World Tour, and if you’re buy-curious about those bananas, I can tell you all about ‘em. This Monday, the Banana Stand was perched in front of the Rockefeller Centre in the middle of Manhattan. The line was up the block and around the corner, spanning two solid blocks around 6th Avenue and 49th Street. Read More
As we count down the days to the Netflix premiere of Arrested Development's long-awaited fourth season, we're left to watch old episodes and reminisce in anticipation of brand spankin' new material. Now we can get even more stoked by taking a gander at this trailer that's jam-packed with all of your favorite Bluths making all of the hugest mistakes. These include, but are not limited to: 1. Gob using creepy, inappropriate magic tricks to flirt with women2. Michael attempting to negotiate with Kitty3. George Michael playing basketball4. Read More
  Would your friends describe you as a mama's girl and/or Motherboy? Mother's Day is this Sunday, and if you've yet to find the perfect gift, look no further. Tell that mama how you feel with these cute Mother's Day cards from Flavorwire. Here are my personal faves.         And the (surprisingly raunchy) one you've been waiting for:     See the full set on Flavorwire, and check out their Arrested Development V-Day cards while you’re at it. Because it's never too late to tell that special someone they're hotter than a cornballer. Read More
It is now possible to stuff your gob (har) with real Bluth bananas! COME ON! The banana stand from Arrested Development has moved out of your dreams and into your life with the “Original Frozen Banana Stand World Tour!” To promote Arrested Development’s upcoming fourth season, fans of the short-run but well-loved TV series can grab an authentic chocolate-covered banana from the big yellow joint itself. Today the stand sets up in England, and soon it comes stateside to N.Y.C. and L.A. You can find out when it’s near you by following @ArrestedDev on Twitter. Read More
SNL alum and BUST favorite, Kristen Wiig will be gracing us with her hilarious (stage) presence on May 11th to host Saturday Night Live a year after she left the show on May 19th, 2012. (You might remember her emotional send-off which commemorated the seven years she spent on the NBC sketch comedy series.) Now we'll get to see her starring alongside former co-stars and keep our fingers crossed for some great guest spots (Tina? Amy? Rachel? Melissa McC? Just give us somethin'!). Read More
Thank god May 26th is on a Sunday, because thanks to the Arrested Development premiere, we won't be leaving our couches. We're crazy with anticipation, and these new teaser posters aren't making it any easier. Those afraid of any possible spoilers will be pleased by the safe references on display here, but the long wait has us eager for clues of what's next for the Bluths. You'd think a show with such intricate writing would give us a cryptic, Mad Men-style poster to overanalyze, but it looks like we're stuck making our own theories until May. Read More