BY Chloé Burrow
on Nov 27, 2013
Illustrator Benjamin Phillips lives in South-East London with a dog who was born without a tail. He describes his own work as "often cynical and fuelled by contradictions being both sweet and sinister at the same time," and we're especially looking forward to him pitching up his easel to offer live portraits this Dec 8 at York Hall.
Alice Hubley, writer and Spinning Yarns DJ asked Benjamin a few questions. Read More
BY Katie Fustich
on Nov 04, 2013
Just because Halloweekend is over doesn't mean you can't bring a little spooky spirit to your Monday. Last Friday, current BUST coverlady Neko Case performed with her band for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. To add to the festivities, the group donned various confusing/weird/awesome costumes for the performance of their unplugged set. The set list included "Night Still Comes," "Calling Cards," and "Local Girl,"--all tracks from her latest release The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...
Watch the performance below (gorilla suit optional)!
Thanks to NPR. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Nov 01, 2013
Rad poetry columnist for BUST and former BUST covergirl Amber Tamblyn, in collaboration with filmmakers Beans & Bueller, has made the most uniquely amazing video for the latter’s web series segment, “This One Time.” As the Beans & Bueller website states, the segment “brings the intimate, funny, disturbing, often wasted tales of interesting people to life through puppetry”—a genius idea with hilarious, but also surprisingly touching results. Read More
BY Narciso Espiritu
on Sep 30, 2013
So, Summer is pretty much over, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to celebrate! BUST welcomed the Fall season with open arms at BUST's Craftacular at the World Maker Faire last weekend at the New York Hall of Science in Queens! It's okay, you don't need glasses. You read that perfectly. We teamed up with the world-renowned science and technology exhibition to bring you 60 brilliant, carefully-curated crafters. We are sorry you missed it though. Read More
BY Amalia Graziani
on Sep 12, 2013
Pin-Up Dino Revelation
Holidays and special occasions are all about rituals and established expectations. Associated terms do not include morbid imagery, giant insects, extraterrestrials, and flipping the bird. Which is exactly why I'll be hitting up Unusual Cards for my holiday notes. With a focus on the holy trinity of pinup girls, dinosaurs and whiskey, Unusual Cards creates modern camp art by pairing disparate wholesome images that together are completely absurd. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Jul 23, 2013
Here at BUST HQ, we waded bra-deep into the best lady-friendly TV, music, movies, and fashion the season has to offer to bring you our blockbuster August/Sept Fall Preview Issue! In this edition, you'll be getting everything you need for an awesome autumn: from sneak peeks at new looks from our favorite indie designers, to rockin’ recipes to wow your pals, to the latest updates on pop culture’s most important time of year. Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on Jul 22, 2013
Apparently ladies are not allowed to craft in the big house.
After zipping through Orange is the New Black this shouldn't be a shock, but we were still bemused when this letter sauntered into our mailbox today.
Our June/July 2013 issue (that’s the 20th anniversary special) was banned in the State of Missouri Department of Corrections for the article "Return of the Mac(ramé )." Is it because the administration is trying to keep a strong DIY ethic down? No, it’s because we demonstrated “how to tie knots.” Oops. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Jul 09, 2013
New Yorkers! On Thursday, duck into the air-conditioned sexytimes paradise that is Babeland SoHo and chill out with BUST and the cool people who love it! We've got something for everybody:
Thirsty? Enjoy a complimentary cocktail, courtesy of Tito's Handmade Vodka.
Messy? Bedazzle a sex toy box to stow away your good-time gear. Read More
BY Christian Detres
on Jun 21, 2013
It’s the 21st and the BED LIBS competition has come to an end. We’re not done having fun just yet! There’s a party to go to! The winning submission came from our new friend Eva Gantz, a marketing and publicity professional at the always-sexy (and good friends of BUST) Cleis Press - an erotica publisher. What a coincidence! A conspiracy? I’m investigating myself right now. Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on Jun 17, 2013
Hey BUSTies, do you know how to screenprint Vampira t-shirts? Crochet cat-ear hats? Embroider pillows with quotes from Ghost World (the graphic novel and/or the movie)? Then we have some good news for you! Applications for BUST's next Craftacular at the New York Maker Faire are now available.
That’s right, on September 21 and 22 BUST is holding our 4th annual Fall Craftacular! We want to sign up some talented ladies to sell their crafts, whether you do seriously sophisticated metalwork or something of a more twee persuasion (I always love a cute tea cozy). Read More