BY Gwen Berumen
on Jul 11, 2014
Almost every twenty year old on television is white, ESPECIALLY in comedies (give or take the occasional token brown friend). Organic stories about the lives of people of color aren’t typically seen as small screen material, because COME ON, people experiencing racism in the work place? What kind of social justice bull is this?! I’m tryin’ to relax.
These kinds of racist attitudes are exactly why I am stoked for Twenties, an upcoming project that is written, produced, and created by Lena Waithe. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Oct 22, 2013
Brace yourselves: NBC has reportedly put Parks and Recreation on hiatus until 2014, with the exception of a few new episodes in November. So basically, everyone’s life is now over. THANKS, NBC.
According to Vulture, the network announced various schedule changes and cancellations of new series on Friday, with the redone schedule failing to have Parks and Recreation listed in a timeslot. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Oct 18, 2013
We all know that Dolly Parton can do ANYTHING, but did you know that she loves to rap? In a newly released preview video for the singer’s upcoming appearance on The Queen Latifah Show today, Parton, donning a bedazzled, tight black dress, matching leggings, gold chains, and a ginormous white afro, shows off her skillz, busting out rhymes that are both frightening and amazing at the same time. Read More
Is this for real? Possibly the most sexist TV program in history? In this Danish chat show, women walk out in a bathrobe and stand in front of two men – host Thomas Blachman and his male guest. The women then strip as Blachman and his guest assess their naked figures, oftentimes with humiliating comments.
Blachman, a judge of the Danish X-factor, insists that he is doing women a favor since the “female body thirsts for the words of a man.” Riiiiight. Read More
BY Intern Ariana
on Aug 08, 2012
Our cover girls are having a busy year. Tavi Gevinson may be starting her acting career, but the face of April/May, Don’t Trust The B*tch in Apartment 23 star, Krysten Ritter, might be in for a Dawson’s Creek reunion. Now that’s exciting. Actress Busy Philipps (Cali-girl Audrey Liddell) has just agreed to make a cameo as herself in the ABC comedy. Michelle Williams (Jen Lindley) has also said she would be open to a Dawson’s reunion.
James Van Der Beek plays a heavy-handed version of himself on the show. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Aug 02, 2012
We here at BUST don’t have much interest in diet tips (unless you’re talking about ways to incorporate more tequila and/or marshmallows into our diets), but we are unabashed fans of reality TV. Project Runway, I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant, Drag Race, and Hoarders are particular favorites, but we also have several die-hard Real Housewives of New Jersey fans in the house. Silly and tacky as the series may be, we can't get enough of those brash, flashy ladies. Read More
BY Intern Ariana
on Jul 20, 2012
I’m going to try to leave the Hilary Clinton comparisons out of this and stick to the already publicized spoilers.
Leading lady Elaine Barrish Hammond (Sigourney Weaver) is, quite frankly, badass in the USA network's newest show, Political Animals. She’s smart and wears a burgundy jumpsuit like nobody's business. Elaine could have worn a demure skirt-suit during her introduction, but that’s not the kind of woman she is. She tells her husband, Former President Bud Hammond (Ciaran Hinds), she wants a divorce confidently. Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on Apr 10, 2012
Award-winning news magazine "In The Life" recently aired an ep entitled “Becoming Me," which featured eight families with transgender and "gender non-conforming" children ranging in age from 5 to 25.
The show approaches the subject with sensitivity and honesty, documenting the day-to-day lives of these families. As you can imagine, it's not a cake walk: they confront transphobia and misconceptions at every turn, making difficult choices while trying to help their families thrive. Read More