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I'm sweating this song by Lily Allen. That jumpsuit! Those eyes! The heels! But as a rabid old-school country fan, I especially love the allusion to country music television specials from the days of yore. Just compare it with this performance by Loretta Lynn and Jeannie C. Riley. Uncanny, no? So many problems a girl can run into, just trying to get a good, erm, roll in the hay. ... Read More
I don't know about you guys, but when I think sunscreen, I think Will Ferrell. That is why it comes as no surprise that he is both endorsing and showing off his totally hot bod on the bottles of sunscreen for Fred Flare. So check them out and if you buy some you'll be supporting Cancer for College, where the proceeds of the sunscreen go to scholarships for cancer survivors. Be part of a good cause and keep your skin healthy for the ... Read More
So, BUSTies, how obsessed are you with following the Iran Election story? There's quite a bit of buzz going around our offices about it. After all, we do love a good protest around here. That's not to diminish what's going on, of course (and neither is my headline), but anything with this much civil disobedience and political upset is obviously compelling. One thing that's particularly interesting is all this talk about the activists' use of Twitter to spread ... Read More

You've Been Framed

BY Team Intern in General

Haven't you always wanted to unleash creative fury on plain white walls!?! Maybe you live in a dorm room that looks like the sterile unit of a hospital or in a bland apartment that has about as much pigment and flavor as cauliflower? If you have a play room and are drawing a creative blank on how to decorate Toyland, check out this interactive wallpaper by Taylor and Wood as a semi-DIY option.                   ... Read More

Gotta Collect 'Em All!

BY Web Intern in General

When I was a kid, I found the concept of collecting things - tchotchkes, Barbies, stamps, and so on - to be very cool. Unfortunately, I was too cheap and impatient to start a collection myself, so it never ever really went past Spice Girls stickers for me. I must not have been the only one who found it interesting considering the obsessive trends of the past that had to do with collecting. Remember the ridiculously high prices rare Beanie Babies and Pokemon cards ... Read More
                    You know those scenes in movies where something mundane is happening, and then all of a sudden a really amazing song starts playing and the main character looks up to see the hottest person ever walking towards them in slow motion? Well that's what listening to Sick Sick Sister is like. Sick Sick Sister is a Portland based band fronted by Ruth ... Read More

Feminizm Rulz

BY Team Intern in General

I love the misspellingz, the nutzo animals, and most of all the content. Check out these LOLCats with a feminist twist . Guess what my screensaver is right now?                                If you want to make your own LOLCats, you can upload pics of your pets and add a witticism here . If you have a blog, post your pic! Feel free to share the link on our comments page. Bak 2 ... Read More
The debut album from Elizabeth and the Catapult is well worth a listen: laid-back harmonies accompany their adorable aesthetic. Just take a peek at the video for the title track 'Taller Children'. The songs are complex and appealing and their upbeat, flirtatious sound belies the cleverness and depth of the lyrics. Read more about Taller Children after the jump! One of my favorites is the snappy, infectious, 'Momma's Boy': 'If you want a girl to be your ... Read More

A Whole New World

BY Web Intern in General

            Photographer Dina Goldstein has challenged the fairy tale stereotype by doing a series of photos reimagining the classic Disney princesses and putting them in modern day scenarios. Above is Princess Jasmine from Aladdin placed in a war-torn desert setting, obviously reminiscent of the current war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Other photos include Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast' getting plastic surgery and ... Read More

It's The New BFF

BY Web Intern in General

  The Bicycle Film Festival is returning this week and it is going to be quite the party with films, music performances and art exhibits, oh my! Tomorrow is opening night and it's being kicked off with a performance from Hungry March Band in the Sarah D. Roosevelt Park at 6 (yeah, they're the guys who played in the ocean at last year's Mermaid Parade , which is also this weekend).Or you can head over to South Street Seaport for a free show featuring the ... Read More