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Contemplating the many “isms” that plague Hollywood—from racism to sexism to ageism—is enough to make anyone want to take a Silkwood shower. But there’s some good news from the industry trenches.  Meryl Streep, Tinseltown’s feminist fairy godmother, is now helping to fund The Writers Lab, the first and only program of its kind to help female screenwriters over 40 get a foothold in an industry where ageism reaches far beyond the acting arena. Read More
When genderfluid model/actor Ruby Rose hit the mainstream on Season Three of Orange is the New Black, the Internet exploded with lust, and the reverberations are still being felt months later. Her piercing eyes, edgy haircut, ample tattoos, and languid swagger have tingled the nether regions of nearly everyone with a Netflix account. Straight women everywhere announced online that they would “go gay” for the statuesque and Bieberesque Rose. And as expected, the LGBTQIA community reacted with Ye Olde Internet Outrage. Read More
Long before she made a splash on Netflix with her original series Grace and Frankie, Lily Tomlin established herself as a groundbreaking comedy icon on stage, on TV, and on the big screen. Think you know what makes Lily so funny? Then take the quiz! 1. Born on September 1, 1939, in Detroit, MI, Lily’s birth name was _________. a. Norma Jean Tomlin b. Lillie Mae Tomlin c. Mary Jean Tomlin d. Daisy Mae Tomlin   2. Before her career took off, Lily’s major was _______ at Wayne State University. a. Pre-Med   b. Computer Science c. Archaeology   d. Read More
Zohra Atash - the singer/songwriter behind the Brooklyn-band Azar Swan - has the coolest personal style we've seen in some time. With rock'n'roll, goth and hair metal influences, Zohra's style incorporates badass statement pieces like a leather harness or a hand-me-down scarf from her grandmother, always against plenty of black and gray. We talked style with Zohra for our "Fashion Nation" feature in the October/November issue of BUST magazine. Tell me about what you’re wearing. My friend made the top out of latex, which I got at a place where they sell PVC pipes. Read More
  “I’ve been having a lot of kids visit me,” says 25-year-old Mac DeMarco. “This morning, some kids came over and I was so hung over, but it’s kind of nice.” These kids are not necessarily superfans, stalking his every move and following him home to Far Rockaway, Queens. They’ve simply listened to his latest album, Another One, all the way through. After some spare, murmuring keys fade out, the Canadian singer/songwriter shares his home address with an air of mellow camaraderie. Read More
Add a subtle dash of creep to your everyday decor with this easy-to-make mirror. Looking glass spray paint is just the about the only black magic you'll need to turn a picture frame into a faux-antique mirror with a spirit trapped inside. Start by getting a frame the size you’d like your finished “mirror” to be. Find an image of a face you want to use as the ghost (I found a vintage photo of a girl using Google image search), and blow it up so the face is life-size. Print the image out in black and white. Read More
Dewey-Hagborg collected DNA from this gum to create this face Chicago-based artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg, 33, has loved science since she was a child. And her ongoing project, Stranger Visions, is an eerie and surprising intersection of these two passions. Read More
Everyone has watched Abigail Breslin grow up, it seems. Not long after we sit down in New York’s venerable Italian bakery Veniero’s, an admirer approaches us. She’s not a fellow teen—as many of the 19-year-old’s most ardent fans are—but a middle-aged woman who has known the actress/writer/singer since she was a kid. Breslin was born and raised on the Lower East Side, and she’s been coming to Veniero’s for years. Unlike this woman, you’ve most likely never watched Breslin eat pastries. Read More
Jemaine Clement is wearing a vintage red, white, and blue crop top when I meet him at the Claw Money shop in N.Y.C. where our photo shoot is taking place. It's exactly the kind of silly outfit that could easily have been worn by his character in Flight of the Conchords, the hilarious HBO comedy series that Clement, along with his writing and music partner Bret McKenzie, wrote and performed in from 2007 to 2009. Read More
August 29, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary film actress Ingrid Bergman. Think you know what made Ingrid so splendid? Then take the quiz! By Emily Rems This quiz originally appeared in the Aug/Sept 2015 print edition of BUST Magazine. Read More