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...the moment we've all been waiting for. After a months-well, actually years!-long debate, today is (finally) the day for closing arguments in the Prop 8 trial. According to NPR, this decision could be made in a such a way that could (hopefully) roadblock potential future anti-gay-marriage laws, or it could affect only states where "same-sex couples already have broad legal rights, but can't get married. Read More
Tomorrow, June 16th, our own BUST-y darling Emily Rems will be appearing on local internet radio show, "Rew and Who?" This segment of the show, entitled "Andy Warhol's 15 Minutes of Fame," runs from 4-6, but you can catch Ms. Rems promptly at 5:15. "...15 Minutes..." is a "quirky, raw internet show featuring 'rizing starz and living legendz' [of which Ms. Rems is certainly the latter] in and passing through NYC...Oprah meets the Lower East Side..." BUST yer way into Otto's Shrunken Head on 538 E 14th St, or if you're far away yonder, you can watch the show live on USTREAM. Read More
I am generally not a fan of gender-based "science"- that thing that says we can't parallel park or ask for pay raises- but two of these kinds of news articles about men came out this week that, in tandem, create quite a convincing body of evidence that men are, for lack of a better word, wimpy. First up: according to science, men tend to exaggerate sickness more than women. Dubbed the "man flu syndrome," men are more likely to describe a cold as a flu, or a headache as a migraine to gain "maximum sympathy. Read More
  It was reported yesterday that Abby Sunderland, a sixteen-year-old who is five months into a quest to become the world's youngest circumnavigator, was lost at sea. Thankfully, rescue efforts were able to find her, and she is alive and doing well. Though she is well, her father says that her quest to circumnavigate the world has ended.  Abby had initially set sail from Marina Del Ray, California, on January 23rd but had to stop in Cabos San Lucas, Mexico. Read More
  Since the age of thirteen, Abby Sunderland dreamed of becoming the world's youngest circumnavigator. Abby is now sixteen and finally began her voyage on January 23rd of this year. She departed from Marina Del Ray, CA and keeps an updated blog with travel details and photos throughout the journey. Her trip was going well up until today, when a distress signal was issued from her boat and phone signals were lost. Her parents remain positive, stating that Abby is equipped to handle an emergency, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed anyway. Read More