BY Hannah Baxter
on Jun 10, 2014
Melissa McCarthy is my spirit animal. She, and a host of other brilliant, badass ladies are slowly conquering the male-dominated mountain that is modern comedy, and for that I am eternally grateful. Her growing resume speaks for itself, from hosting Saturday Night Live three times to her hilarious performances in blockbusters like The Heat and her upcoming film Tammy (opening July 2nd). She has asserted herself as a comedy powerhouse and rightfully so; however, she must still deal with a sort of media backlash that few other leading ladies have to deal with on the reg. Read More
BY Andrea Stopa
on Mar 05, 2014
When Kim Novak took the stage at the Oscars with Matthew McConaughey, I got uncomfortable hearing her awkward line delivery – her very obvious facial “work” was much less of my concern. In fact, although I knew her name and the general sex-appeal-connotation, Kim Novak is a bit before my time. I had to do a quick Google search to confirm her Glamazon history.
Twitter can be a particular kind of cruel to public figures – as Jimmy Kimmel has so smartly pointed out. Read More
BY Brittany Allen
on Feb 20, 2014
We already know the results of this ever-Sisyphean exercise: no. Surprise, everyone! Neither Martin Scorcese, Scott Rudin (and I wanna say technically) Spike Jonze managed to make films this year in which two even vaguely compelling female characters talk to one another about something that isn't a boy. Read More
Amaze Babe Karen O, vocalist of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and former BUST cover girl, will be performing the Oscar nominated original tune "The Moon Song" at the Academy Awards on March 2nd.
The awards mark her first time performing this song for a televised audience and we couldn't be more excited to see her bring the gorgeous new tune to life.
With the music written by Karen O and the lyrics by her and director Spike Jonze, "The Moon Song" is featured in Jonze’s film Her. Read More
BY Mary Grace Garis
on Aug 02, 2013
It’s Twitter-official! Ellen DeGeneres, comedian, talk show host, and flawless individual announced early this morning that she’ll be the host of the 2014 Academy Awards.
“I’d like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra,” she tweeted. Aw.
Though it would be nice if Tina Fey and Amy Poehler could host everything, this is still set to be a delight. Basically because Ellen is pretty much the most lovable human being on the planet, and because she already has mad experience from hosting back in 2007. Read More
BY Lindsey Gentile
on Feb 27, 2013
There has been a whole lot of buzz since Sunday night’s Oscars. Several websites, interviews, and news sources have expressed outrage over Seth MacFarlane’s sexist comments and his now infamous boob song. (Thanks Seth, I can’t get that stupid, douchey song out of my head.) I guess he made his point if everyone can’t stop talking about him.
But one of the most outrageous scandals from the Oscars is the infamous Onion tweet calling the cutest kid in Hollywood, Quvenzhané Wallis, a cunt. Totally appropriate, right?
Listen, I get it. Read More