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Rockabilly Goddess

BY intern Amber in General

Get ready to grease your hair with pomade and strap on your suede shoes; Imelda May is bringing rockabilly blues back to the airwaves. A stripped down blend of heavy bass and guitar riffs 'Love Tattoo', her debut album, will satisfy any retro-palate. I dare you not to tap your feet and shake like Ann-Margret when you hear the opening track 'Johnny Got a Boom Boom' or twist your hips to the vibrant rhythms of 'Smokers Song'. You can probably skip slow and steady tracks like 'Falling in Love With You Again' unless you and your mate are celebrating your sixty-year anniversary. Read More

It's Claw Money Time!

BY Web Intern in General

I can't say I'm a Mountain Dew drinker, but if you are, or just love artsy packaging (that's me!), you're in for a little surprise. The Dew just announced the forthcoming release of Green Label Art, Volume III, which is a series of aluminum bottles featuring custom designs from six amazing artists. The diverse set of artists include Pushead, Nathan Cabrera, Jeff McMillan, Stephan Bliss, UPSO, and Claw Money, who happens to be the first female artist to participate in the Green Label Art series. Read More

fashion week block party

BY Laurie in General

It's fashion week in NY, and that means tons of parties and shows. Did your Marc Jacobs invitation get lost in the mail? Yeah, mine too, but never fret, there are plenty of fun things to do and see, even if you are not attending any shows. One such event is a Block Party hosted by the stores on Centre Market Place, (that weird little street just west of Little Italy- googs it). Built by Wendy , No. 6  (amazing vintage!) Pipino Salon, and others are throwing a bash on Thursday night. Read More

Hail Mary!

BY Web Intern in General

Mary Wollstonecraft, it looks like you'll be getting your own stamp, you lucky lady! The Royal Mail of the UK is releasing a set of stamps called Eminent Britons, which will be released October 8th. Read More


BY Web Intern in General

Ayun Halliday, BUST's 'Mother Superior' columnist, will be present at the Brooklyn Book Festival (at Brooklyn Borough Hall) this Sunday, Sept. 13th at noon to participate in a discussion called Reading to Kids, led by children's librarian Lisa Von Drasek. If you want more Ayun, she'll be reading Always Lots of Heinies at the Zoo, as well as taking Heinie-related questions at the Target Children's Area at 3:30. If you're unfamiliar with Halliday's book, it's about the heinies of animals at the zoo. Read More