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  Iran's government is finally bending to public pressure and has announced that they will be releasing 140 detainees that were imprisoned during the protests following the elections in June. There has been a call for all people being held on only minor offenses to be released within the week, and that all criminal investigations be expedited. There are still hundreds of prisoners left, but the government is claiming they are being held for more serious ... Read More
Hall and Oates, not to be confused with Quaker or one man named Holland Oats (as BUSTie Callie once believed) is coming to NYC for a free performance! Before Nelly Furtado made 'Maneater' a sexy dance number , it was an edgy Hall and Oates' single with a sweet sax solo. See them for yourself if you're in the area on August 6th at the 31st Annual Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island, or make it a day by going to the New York Aquarium across the ... Read More
Prepare yourself, because even though it's not quite morning any more, I'm still not sure you'll be able to handle this much awesome. Behold: Ink Calendar by  Oscar Diaz. This project, on display in Madrid until October, uses the capillary action of ink spreading across a sheet of paper embossed with a calendar to display the date. Like magic, the ink slowly fills in one number per day. Each month is done with a different color corresponding to a spectrum ... Read More
Never fear! The long-awaited August/September issue of BUST is starting to appear on newsstands and in your mailboxes. What's awaiting you, you ask? Well, our cover girl, Diablo Cody, talks to us about the controversial feminism behind Juno, sex work and her new movie, Jennifer's Body. We also have our first ever Fall preview, jam packed with what to look out for in movies, music, fashion, books and TV, along with some choice interviews with Regina Spektor, Anna ... Read More
Sarah Palin stepped down from the Alaskan governorship yesterday. Why? Well, no one's completely sure. Right now, the newsies seem to think she's making time for presidential campaign plans. A female U.S. president? I'm all for it. President Palin? . . . hm. What do you think? Either way, watch the CBS coverage of her final gubernatorial press conference: ~Anna C ... Read More