BY Elizabeth Kiefer
on Jan 30, 2015
Happy Friday BUSTies! It was a fairly quiet week in our neck of the woods (with the exception of a possible snowpocalypse that turned out to be more of a mini-blizzard). Following last's weeks eleventh hour abortion restriction bill, we're actually a little glad to have a slightly slower news week. Any time period where women's rights aren't institutionally pared down goes on the good pile, in our books.
So what did happen that you may have missed? Well...
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BY Samantha Albala
on Oct 29, 2014
Zombies create a wonderful commentary on society, survival, and our mortality because they appeal to our fears of widespread viruses, and how much potential we have as individuals in a society to combat a widespread infection (cough Ebola cough). All of the following movies mentioned fall mostly into the typical Hollywood zombie movie premise, meaning it involves a virus. This list of zombie movie queens contain strong, independent, in control… oh, and deadly (and sometimes undead) ladies. Enjoy. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Jul 26, 2014
Even before the harrowing details of his daughter’s sexual-abuse allegations against him were published in The New York Times last February, Woody Allen’s work was getting tough to take. His annual offerings more often than not obsessively orbit around not-quite-appropriate relationships between fresh young ingénues and much older men. Infidelity runs riot through his narratives, as does an uncomfortable undercurrent of lady-bashing. Read More
BY kelsey haight
on Apr 30, 2014
Emma Stone is seriously becoming my favorite human being. I’m still giving her props for aptly handling her bf’s sexist comment. But this time around I’m admiring her most recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and how she brought the heaaaat.
Fallon started off strong with a lip synch to Iggy Azaleas "Fancy" and some divalicious dance moves…but he was not equipped to deal with Stone’s insane performance of "Hook" by Blues Traveler. Girl gave it her all and was like…actually singing every.single.word. Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle
on Apr 24, 2014
I’m not going to lie, I adore Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone: the on screen and off screen couple that star in The Amazing Spiderman rebooted franchise. I think they’re collectively adorable and I want to shrink them down and keep them in my pocket for when I’m sad.
However, after a small sexist comment slipped out of Garfield’s dreamy lips during a Q&A interview to promote the upcoming film The Amazing Spiderman 2, I had a moment of reconsideration. Read More