BY Mariana Garces
on Aug 13, 2014
Art by Zen Pencils.
Over here at Bust we're pretty huge fans of Amy Poehler and her website Smart Girls Club so we loved finding this animated version of a quote from one of her amazing Ask Amy advice videos. Once again, Zen Pencils finds a way to illustrate our heroes' words in a beautiful way. Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Mar 01, 2013
Are you the type of woman who loves dressing up as iconic characters from your favorite comic books at events like comic cons? Are you tired of spineless guys harassing you while you do so? Are you sick of the “Fake Geek Girl” label? Are you wishing for a friendly and safe venue for women who read comic books? Don’t fret. You're not alone. There are many women out there who also feel this way. Read More
BY Amy Zimmerman
on Jan 11, 2013
Hey, got any cool plans tonight? Even if you do, you should probably cancel, 'cause this is way cooler. Superchief Gallery is celebrating its move to the Lower East Side with a big ol’ opening party at its Clinton Street location. The flyers are boasting a bunch of DJ sets as well as a live performance by Respect. Even better, the long list of featured artists includes some super skilled ladies. Heather Benjamin, the author and illustrator of the comic Sad People Sex, has two pieces in the show. Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Sep 21, 2012
Participating comedian Meg Cupernall
With the popularity of women like Amy Poehler and Tina Fey blowing up in recent years, it’s clear that ladies have been taking the comedy world by storm. And thank goodness for that! They shine sunlight on the gloom in our lives and make us LOL through all of life’s ups and downs.
Well, if you like funny ladies and want to LYAO you can check out the She-Devil Comedy festival this October 24 through 28 in New York. Read More
BY Intern Scarlet
on Sep 12, 2012
On Monday, NBC announced that three new comics will star in its upcoming 2012-2013 season of Saturday Night Live. All of them are Chicago based, and two of them are ladies. Though we're still bummed over the show's loss of Kristen Wiig, we're ready to open our hearts to these new comedic players.
New stars Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson, and Cecily Strong are all affiliated with Second City, the famous troupe that has launched the careers of comedy greats and SNL alums Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Sedaris, and Gilda Radner (among many, many more). Read More
BY Erina Davidson
on Jul 30, 2011
One of the first comic strips introduced in my school’s comics course was Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller. My initial reaction? 'This confused, prickly-headed, hyphen-nosed child has no place in my heart!' I’m not a Sunday funnies kind of gal, so I didn’t understand what Nancy was trying to do. Is it supposed to be funny? Is it making some kind of point that I'm totally missing?
During the course, my professor introduced us to How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden. Read More