When the words “Feminist Make-Up tutorial” sashayed onto my Tumblr dashboard, I took the delicious piece of click-bait in order to find out how to fight misogyny while looking fabulous. Sure enough, it taught me how to put my Smash the Patriarchy #2 lipstick to good use, AND it became an instant favorite amongst my peers. Now we have a charming, uniform mask of righteousness to wear when we take up our rightful position as the superior sex.
In case it's not evident, what I just demonstrated in the above paragraph was a staggering attempt at ~comedy. Read More
BY Darcy Sturges
on May 30, 2013
Inside Amy Schumer might just be BUST’s current favorite show, and Amy herself is definitely one of our favorite comedians.
Thankfully we don’t have to wait any longer to know if the hilarity will keep coming - Schumer tweeted on Monday that she’ll be back for a second season! Woohoo!
If you haven’t seen Schumer’s sketch show on Comedy Central, you’re missing out. A lot. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on May 20, 2013
Comedy week doesn't have to stop after Saturday! As part of the second annual New York Funny Songs Fest, you can get your shits and giggles on in June too, at the CD release party for Brooklyn-based comedian, Rob Cantrell. You may know him for his LOL-able raps about being "married n shit" (below) and chillin' at a laundromat. Head over to Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in NYC on Saturday, June 1st to see Cantrell spit some rhymes off his new album, Keep On the Grass, in the whitest way possible. Plus Tiger vs. Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on May 16, 2013
Remember the dreaded “humor gap” idea about men always being funnier than women? And that bogus pseudo-science Vanity Fair piece on the topic? Oy vey. I wish that was the only case of weird dudes telling the world women aren’t funny, but alas, the shoddily lobbed insults keep coming. If only we had a sweet comedienne to put this shit show to rest.
OH WAIT, WE DO.
It’s Ellie Kemper from Bridesmaids and The Office, hey girl! This week she wrote an article for GQ about the unfunniness of men, and it’s perfect. Read More
BY Melissa Coci
on May 01, 2013
You may remember a few weeks ago, BUST mentioned an awesome new web series: Kelly & Lindsey Do New York.
Quick reminder: Former BUST intern Lindsey Gentile has teamed up with her best friend Kelly Wallace-Barnhill to produce a five part series about surviving in the Big Apple without having to try. The duo write, produce, and star in the project. Just writing that makes me feel exhausted!
Well, Episode 1 has been unleashed on the world and is the perfect way to spend seven minutes of your Hump Day. Read More
BY Melissa Coci
on Apr 17, 2013
“Vaginas are power!”
“You can’t just leave your dog at the gay bar”.
These are snippets from the upcoming web series Kelly & Lindsey Do New York. By these two quotes alone you can tell it is going to be amazing.
Former BUST Intern and all-around hilarious babe Lindsey Gentile has teamed up with her best friend Kelly Wallace-Barnhill to produce a five part series about surviving in the Big Apple without having to try. The duo write, produce, and star in the project. Read More
BY Sarah Fonder
on Apr 03, 2013
The competition is on to create the next 30 Rock-- there are some incredibly buzz-worthy pilots in the works for fall, including an Andy Samberg cop show and a Seinfeld-esque vehicle by comedian and SNL writer John Mulaney. We're on pins and needles for both, but what's currently called The John Mulaney Show looks more impressive by the day. While it already boasts writing from one of the best comedians of the moment*, its cast will include such greats as Martin Short, Elliott Gould, and now SNL's Nasim Pedrad. Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner
on Jan 23, 2013
If we're to believe commercials, diverse groups of lady friends love nothing more than sitting around in yoga pants, having in-depth discussions about their two fave topics: birth control and yogurt. If you've noticed this trend, or even if you're blissfully unaware, this fake yogurt commercial from Yahoo! is a must-watch, not just because it is a damn hilarious parody of marketing ploys directed at women, then because you need (NEED) to see Weird Al’s face at the end of the vid. Pure comedy gold, I tell you. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Jan 22, 2013
It is unspeakably cold here in New York, which is why we’re excited to cozy up with The Best of Gilda Radner at tomorrow night’s installment of PAJAMARAMA!
BUST contributor and ‘zine-stress Ayun Halliday will introduce this epically funny compilation of the late Ms. Radner’s most memorable characters and moments.
Your $8 ticket (which you can buy in a snap right here) gets you a seat in Videology’s lovely private screening room and a free issue of BUST—and all ticket sales will benefit the Gilda’s Club cancer charity. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Dec 11, 2012
It’s time for one of BUST’s most beloved holiday traditions: entertainer Murray Hill’s annual Christmas extravaganza!
Head to Le Poisson Rouge in New York’s West Village this Saturday, December 15th, for the famed drag king’s cheeky and comedic variety show. Read More