BY BUST Magazine
in Boob Tube
on May 18, 2014
Retta, the comic powerhouse behind Parks and Rec’s indomitable Donna, schools us on everything from owning Twitter to surviving V-Day.
If someone asks you who Retta is, and you reply “my imaginary best friend,” you’re pretty much in step with the rest of the world right now. The New Jersey native and hilarious triple threat (actor/comedian/trained opera singer) first became a household name with her portrayal of Donna Meagle, the uber-competent, ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen
on Feb 14, 2014
...he’s offered his services to the superhero movie machine, slyly claiming in a recent Vanity Fair shoot that he’d make a good Superman. One question remains: where can I sign this petition???
Elba also shows some roasting chops in the interview clip below, when he calls out fellow heartthrob George Clooney for his "probable" inability to beatbox. Elba then proceeds to...oh, I won't spoil it. Watch him continue to be adorable in this video. You're ... Read More
Whether single, in a relationship or something in between, lets reclaim Valentine's Day as a day to recognize the amazing feminists in our lives that show the ladies (and our fundamental rights) love all year long. Here's your guide to the best feminist gifts for Valentine's day, whether you are sharing them with a partner, a friend or just treatin' yo self.
Heart Print Headband from Beauxoxo
This cutesy headband is perfect for the modern Rosie the Riveter in ... Read More
BY Emma Pacchiana
on Feb 10, 2014
Some dates are so seriously horrid, the only consolation is knowing you'll have an amazingly awkward/hilarious story to tell over drinks with your friends. If you've been there, Dear Kate wants to know.
Dear Kate makes a new type of underwear for women with a built-in breathable lining that protects like a pantyliner! They come in many different cuts and styles, and are perfect for working out, or as backup to protect your new splurge-purchase sheets on those ... Read More
Snuggle up with your boyfriend/girlfriend/”let’s not even put labels on it”-type person and listen to this Spotify mix of romantical indie covers, featuring Bat for Lashes, Florence and the Machine, and She & Him. Alternately, you can listen while standing in the corner and moving your own arms up and down your back so it looks like you’re making out with an invisible. Funny in 8th grade, still hilarious now!*
Find Tobias, and other ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Feb 08, 2013
As we’re bombarded with tacky, red, pink, and white everything right now, it seems you’ve gotta dig for the really good gifts. We found a bunch of cool treats, threads, and trinkets for your best friend, your mom, whoever you’re currently boning, or anyone else you’re gifting this year.
Handmade, colorful, and perfectly sized, this clutch is a great addition to a classic look. Or maybe you’re going out and are too lazy to carry a ... Read More
Happy Valentines Day!
We chose this adorable video of the day, Agent Ribbons’s Oh, La La from their new album, Chateau Crone, to celebrate the Holiday of love and candy hearts.
Austin girl group Agent Ribbons, with their whimsical and versatile musical stylings, which range anywhere from powerful, theatrical punk rock to melodious sea shanties, has definitely captured our attention, and our hearts.
Let Oh, La La transport you, so you too can frolic ... Read More
on Feb 11, 2011
Just in time for Valentines Day, we bring you the honorable mentions for “Who is your ultimate fantasy dream fuck?” from the write-in answers of our Sex Survey (in the latest issue!). Many readers skip the celebrities altogether and say they fantasize about their boyfriends or husbands. Many say their fantasy-fucks are “that cute kid from class” or “that guy I had a crush on when I was 15”. Awww! There’s a lot of ... Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Feb 09, 2010
Live in New York and looking for something to do on Valentines Day that doesn't involve cheesy cards and heart shaped boxes? Belt out all your favorite hits by Stevie Nicks, Bikini Kill, the Muffs, Le Tigre, the Gits, the Breeders, and more at the Anti-Valentines Day Riot Grrl Women Fronted Cover Band Show.
It all goes down on February 14 at the Loft, 1087 Broadway. For the Birds, an awesome New York-based feminist collective, will also be tabling their ... Read More