Underwear for the holidays? Oh boy, not again! But wait... this Kmart and Joe Boxer commercial actually makes underwear seem festive. Tossing out the familiar and overtly sexualized David Beckham-esque boxer aesthetic, the company opts for a parody of that sexualization, and I gotta say, this version is way more in the fun, magical and childlike vein of true holiday cheer. Watch the cute video below!
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BY Katrina Pallop
on Dec 25, 2012
For me, the words "gingerbread house" will forever call up images of me and my siblings as wee little towheads, covered in icing with nothing to show for our efforts but a two-graham cracker lean-to. But to others, the gingerbread house is an artistic medium in itself and the ultimate holiday crafting challenge. Here are some spectacular houses, rounded up from all around the internet, that will serve to inspire you, should you set out on your own gingerbread ... Read More
We’ve just cleared the first week of December, and I’m sure that for some, holiday exhaustion is already rearing its ghastly, tinsel-encrusted, eggnog-stained head. If you’ve already had your fill of the overplayed holiday pop standards that dominate the airwaves this time of year, fear not. There is hope on the horizon.
Sufjan Stevens, everyone’s favorite musical Michigander (or mine, at least), has just released a new ... Read More
If anyone reading this was planning to wear a bulky, reindeer-faced Christmas sweater to Ingrid Michaelson’s holiday celebration tonight, think again. According to the native New Yorker, dropping to the floor isn’t too uncommon in the heat of the moment at her performances. When I ask if festive attire by way of ugly sweaters is encouraged at her annual Holiday Hop, she laughingly tells me, “There seems to be a trend at my shows of women ... Read More
Hey Londoners out there! Starting to get desperate while searching for last minute gifts this holiday season, but don’t want to be known as a lame gifter? Then come check out the BUST Magazine Christmas Craftacular on Sunday, December 16th at the York Hall in Bethnal Green.
This year’s fair, which will run from noon-6pm, features more than 70 vendors selling an assortment of creative and handmade gift-ables. From illustrated ceramics, feathered ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 26, 2012
Today is the last day to apply for either one of our upcoming Craftaculars! It only takes a few minutes, and the application fee is a bargain at $10. Hey, we're even willing to let you get your application in by the end of the weekend if you need more time to blow our minds with your handcrafted goodies.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 23, 2012
Attention, UK crafters!
The deadline for applications to the BUST Christmas Craftacular 2012 in London is this Friday, October 26. APPLY NOW for your chance to join the fun on December 16, 2012!
The BUST Magazine Christmas Craftacular is a one-day shopping extravaganza that will run from 12 PM until 6 PM on December 16 at York Hall in London’s East End. Shoppers will enjoy drinks, DJs, prizes, DIY demos, and, of course, the very best in handmade ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 22, 2012
Yikes! Applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 close this Friday, October 26! We're still looking for cool crafters and fab food vendors, so don't miss your chance:
And do us a solid-- post the link for applications on your blog/Twitter/Facebook/etc. (We know you have talented friends!) Once again, that link is: ... Read More
in Music Stuff
on Dec 21, 2011
Oh man, I miss the Cramps! Thanks to an intrepid tweeter over at @thingsfromhere, I was reminded that way back in 2004 we ran a little piece in BUST where we asked the Cramps' Lux Interior and Poison Ivy to make us a Christmas Mix tape. They called it Black Christmas, natch. It's full of early Rock n Roll gems like Christmas in jail, by the Youngsters, and Don't believe in Christmas by the Sonics. Here is a link to it, with the MP3s - Enjoy!
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Hands down, Mariah's “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is the best Christmas love song ever. But Princess Superstar’s “Xmas Swagger” might give Mariah a run for her money.
This new holiday jam is simple--it's a list of all the things Princess Superstar loves during the holiday season: from beaded sweaters, to kissing under the mistletoe, to Justin Bieber, to hot cocoa (the warm beverage), to hot Coco, Ice-T’s wife.
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