BY Hanna Lustig
in Eat Me
on Oct 28, 2015
The cutest snack you’ll ever eat can’t be found at some grocery store – that would be too easy. No, BUSTies. If you want to try adorable, Hello Kitty themed confections, you’re going to have to find the Hello Kitty Food Truck. Since debuting at Hello Kitty Con in 2014, the truck and its pink-uniformed staff have been roaming Southern California selling sweet treats like macarons, pinafores, iced cookies, and donuts. Read More
BY Hannah Baxter
on Dec 23, 2014
As many of you BUSTies know, the holiday season is in full swing, and unless you’ve been hiding out under a rock, or hibernating in the depths of your over-heated apartment, that usually means a fair amount of travel. Plane, train, automobile or whatever the method, schlepping your tired limbs and overcrowded luggage across state lines can be understandably exhausting. Read More
on Jun 04, 2014
Hello Kitty is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio. First drawn by artist Yuko Shimizu, Hello Kitty has become a quintessential part of Japanese-Kawaii culture. We’ve seen this little white bobcat everywhere, from middle schoolers’ pencil cases to 42ndStreet, blown up extra large as a balloon for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The real Hello Kitty magic however, is contained on their website, sanrio. Read More
BY Ellyn Kail
on Oct 24, 2013
It is no exaggeration to say that I am obsessed with Hello Kitty. My bedroom is saturated with stuffed animals and wall decals. The first thing I see every morning is an image of Hello Kitty on an airplane adventure, the words “It’s a wonderful day... Hello Kitty” flying alongside her.
But not all of Kitty’s days have been wonderful; like the rest of us, she has faced her fair share of criticism. The Japanese Kawaii aesthetic from which she is modeled is often seen as oppressive. Read More