BY Kari Belsheim
on Dec 13, 2012
UltraViolet, an organization that combats sexism at all levels of politics and media, has released a shopping guide just in time for the holidays. The UltraViolet Holiday Gift Guide: a 21st Century Guide to Non-Sexist Holiday Shopping provides 21 gift ideas for the wee little feminists in your life. It features presents like the “Girls are Not Chicks” coloring book, Nancy Drew Computer Games, and other gifts that encourage kids to critically think about gender.
The list was chosen from thousands of submissions. Read More
BY Katrina Pallop
on Dec 12, 2012
Vice has just released this new video featuring a holiday message from two of my favorite critters on the planet: Lil Bub and Andrew W.K.
Lil Bub, for the uninitiated, is a star-cat whose appearance is defined by his dwarfism, big ol’ saucer eyes, and perpetually stuck-out tongue. Andrew W.K is a singer-songwriter and the self-proclaimed “King of Partying”. Together, they are an unstoppable dream team of cheer.
The video, Lil Bub and Andrew W.K. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 07, 2012
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 getting hot and passing out. It’s happened so many times. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Dec 06, 2012
Hey, New York! Don’t forget to come down to Babeland SoHo (43 Mercer St.) tonight at 7 P.M. for naughty crafting with BUST, complimentary cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and a fancy-schmancy holiday bush lighting.
BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! Our West Coast homies also deserve a chance to get in on the action. Seattleites, you’ll get your chance to kinkily craft with BUST and Babeland (707 E. Pike St. on Capitol Hill) this Tuesday, December 11 at 7 P.M. RSVP here to join in the fun. Read More
Supportive moms have gathered to send a holiday message to all LGBTQ children, teens, and young adults who are without family support and who would like a “stand-in Holiday Mom.” "Your Holiday Mom,” a nonprofit blog, aims to spread a message of love and acceptance to these young people, and let them know that “Your holiday mom loves you as you are."
The project, which will run during the 40 days between Thanksgiving and New Years, features 40 moms (dads too!) with 40 messages and stories of love and acceptance. Read More
BY shannon carlin
on Dec 16, 2011
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.
Watch Princess Superstar stroll around 125th Street in New York City spreading Christmas cheer, below, and buy the song here. Read More
on Dec 15, 2011
Thanks to all the awesome vendors and attendees who came to the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2011 in NYC last weekend!
For two days, more than 200 vendors from across the country sold their handmade wares and edible goodies. Crafters of all ages also had the chance to make gifts like mini snow globes and tiny terrariums at The BUST DIY Guide to Life Lab.Check out the photo gallery below to see all the fun!Photographs taken by Gabi Porter. Read More
in Eat Me
on Dec 08, 2011
If you've never had a Dutch stroopwafel (spiced waffle cookie with a caramel filling), stop by The Good Batch at the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair this weekend, where pastry chef Anna Gordon will be selling handmade stroopwafels, unique cookies, and pastries.
In addition to classic stroopwafels, try special flavors like the Bonfire -- cocoa waffle cookie, salted caramel sauce, dark chocolate ganache, and roasted meringue. Read More
on Dec 05, 2011
Beer soap? Yes! Inspired by her herbalism studies and work as a health research consultant, Mary Kearns cooks up soaps and more from the yummiest, healthiest ingredients available, then wraps them in fun, earth-friendly packaging. It makes her happy when people smell her products and say, “I want to eat this.”
Besides smelling yummy and looking good, Herban Lifestyle products are certified sustainable by Green America and cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. Read More
BY Intern Courtnay
on Nov 28, 2011
Stumped on what to get yourself, your bff or bf for Chrismukkah or Kwanzaa? Well, UNICEF and Threadless have got your back, or at least want to get on your back. They're banding together to bring some joy to not only those on your gift list, but millions who need it most.
Over 10 million people in the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti) are malnourished due to a severe drought--the worst in 50 years. The consequences are dire, and UNICEF and other non-governmental organizations are working together to bring food, sanitation, medication, and water to area that badly needs it. Read More