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  Ah, Vivienne Westwood. I may not always agree with you (Pam Anderson, really?), but I defend your right to the death to be fabulously eccentric. The Guardian has compiled a list of some of her most notable quotables throughout her career. Some of my favorites: After losing an Armani contract In Italy they take cheap cloth and make it look expensive, but I take expensive cloth and make it look cheap. They just don't understand (1986) On her shop 'SEX' ... Read More
     There's a buzz about the BUST office, a hum that's been flitting in and out of conversations for the past few weeks. Sometimes the subject springs up in morning small talk; other times updates are publically thrown around from one side of the office to another. This shameless office talk can only be described as one thing: gossip. And we want all of you to be in on our obsession: Beth Ditto. First it was her new album, Music for Men, ... Read More

Who knew?

BY Laurie in General

That Nicolas Cage's 17 yr old son is in a black metal band called Eyes of Noctum. Not a huge fan of papa Cage, but the kid is cute! To see them for yourself, check out NY tour dates here . via Brooklyn ... Read More
Miriam Libicki is a United States-born Jewish comics artist who packed up and moved to Israel to join the IDF, despite being rather ill-suited to the soldiering life. She has since relocated to Canada and created an autobiographical comic book, jobnik! about her experiences, as well as created several drawn essays in which she takes a critical look at comics, art, Israel, sex and sexuality, and of course, being Jewish. I met Libicki at New York's MoCCA ... Read More
Today we celebrate the 40th anniversary of a man on the moon for many reasons. The walk on the moon was a technological feat, a triumph of human courage, and a rallying cause for pride for millions of Americans and science geeks worldwide. The New York Times has been growing a veritable library of documentation and celebration of this event for a full week on their homepage, and has come up with some great reads. For those who experienced the moment of ... Read More
Jimmy Carter is losing his religion, and he's doing it for the ladies. He has recently spoken out and denounced the sexism that is at the core of so many Judeo-Christian-Muslim religions of the monotheistic variety. His particular brand was Southern Baptist, and he puts into exact and unflinching terms the uneasy, downright destructive relationship between feminism and organized religion.          The belief that a ... Read More
Another day, another band chock-full of girls kicking ass. Get a load of the Vivian Girls new single 'When I'm Gone' from their forthcoming sophomore album 'Everything Goes Wrong' I'm more of a country/classic rock kinda woman, but nothing is going wrong with this single! Listen to it here. Click on the link above for more free downloads and tour dates! ... Read More

The Heavy do Coney

BY Laurie in General

Anyone that is going out to Coney Island this weekend for Siren, have a great time! This awesome band The Heavy (from the UK) are NOT playing, but I found this video today and just love it, and it made me miss Coney! Unfortch I cant go this weekend, but need to make an effort to get out there before its ... Read More

I Am Neda Update

BY Web Intern in General

I have now gotten enough responses to the I Am Neda project that I have started a collection, as intended. You can see it here ... Read More
Leymah Gbowee just might be the most insanely awesome woman you've never heard of. She's at the core of a new documentary called Pray the Devil Back to Hell that chronicles the titanic strength and ingenuity of the thousands of Liberian women who organized in the 1990's and in 2003 to bring an end to civil war in their country. Armed only with white t-shirts and the desperate desire to bring about change, the women marched and sang, organized a sex strike, demanded ... Read More