BY Jamie Bogert
on Dec 10, 2014
We all know her as Susan Fischer, the rookie security guard at Litchfield Penitentiary on the hit Netflix original series, Orange Is The New Black. As a mousey and quiet do-gooder on the show played by talented improviser and actress, Lauren Lapkus, her character aims to please. But now, with her new podcast out and debuting as the #1 iTunes Comedy Podcast, With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus is anything but polite.
Already three shows strong, the premise of her ... Read More
BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Dec 10, 2014
On Monday night outside of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, protesters organized a “#RoyalShutdown” for Eric Garner and other victims of police violence. Visiting British royalty William and Kate met a crowd of demonstrators reacting to the recent non-indictment of officer Daniel Pantaleo from a Staten Island Grand Jury, and chanting Garner’s last words: “I can’t breathe!”
The organizers of the demonstration, Justice League ... Read More
BY Julia Zdrojewski
on Dec 09, 2014
The BUST crew loves the popular podcast Serial! From debates over potential theories to our favorite lines from narrator Sarah Koenig and her assistant Dana Chivvis, Serial tends to come up a lot (less that crafts and definitely less than cats, but more than say… the weather).
Anyway, a video parody for the now famous podcast has hit the Internet and we can’t stop watching! The creators of the video (SubmissionsOnlyTV) get the tone of Koenig down ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 09, 2014
Heads up, BUSTies! Speed Rack is an amazing bartending competition and breast cancer fundraiser coming to NYC, and this is your cheat sheet for everything you should know about the event. Enjoy!
Five Things You Need To Know About Speed Rack
From Lynnette Marrero and Ivy Mix, Co-Founders of Speed Rack
What is Speed Rack?
The service industry can sometime be thought of as a man’s world. With Speed Rack, which we founded in February of 2011, we have ... Read More
J.K. Rowling has officially received a run for her money.
Zoe Snugg, a twenty-four year old youtube star ( known as Zoella), released her debut novel Girl Online. Its main character is a young girl navigating life by blogging. The book was released on November 25th. The first week of sales produced numbers that outsold the first week of sales for (the glorious) J.K. Rowling's debut novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Let's just take a ... Read More
BY Holly Trantham
on Dec 08, 2014
If you made it over to the BUST Holiday Craftacular in Greenpoint,New York this past Saturday, you might have been lucky enough to get down with some adorable cats from Sean Casey Animal Rescue in our Cat Café sponsored by David’s Tea. But now—a week from now, to be exact—you will be able to release your inner cat lady any time you want (for $4 per half hour, booked online). Manhattanites are finally getting the cat café we have so ... Read More
We've been fans of Gemma Correll's artwork ever since we laid eyes on her infamous 'Pugs Not Drugs' tote bags.
The mega-talented illustrator was part of the line-up at the first ever London Craftacular in 2008, and we're over the moon that Gemma is a vendor again this Sunday (especially after the manager at a previous Craftacular venue told her off for bringing her pug along for the day. Sorry again about that Gemma...)
As if our hearts weren't ... Read More
Last Wednesday the United State's failed again. Charges were not pressed against Eric Garner's assailant, a U.S. police officer, who was responsible for Garner's death. This is the second time in the last two weeks that a grand jury, in the Land of the Free. has not indicted police officers responsible for unjust deaths.
Coffins were seen being carried across the Brooklyn Bridge on Thursday in response to the public's disappointment.
As ... Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Dec 05, 2014
Review by Jenni Miller:
Reese Witherspoon gets admirably down and dirty in this adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling memoir about her trek along the Pacific Crest Trail. It’s a trip she’s barely prepared for; unlike the more experienced hikers she meets along the way, her bag is unwieldy and full of things she doesn’t really need, and she’s not nearly ready for the physical travails of the task, from bloody toenails to crapping ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 03, 2014
The Babadook is a thrilling throwback to the golden age of psychological horror movies, where the real sources of terror are the things lurking in the shadows of our minds. Amelia (Essie Davis) is a harried single mom whose son Samuel (Noah Wiseman) finds a creepy book on his shelf. With its spare letters and simple drawings of a lurking figure in a top hat and overcoat, Mr. Babadook is utterly terrifying to Samuel, and it unsettles Amelia too. She hides it, she ... Read More