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It's About Periods

BY Web Intern in General

Do you remember getting your first period? Whether it is funny, embarrassing, celebratory, or anticlimactic, most women feel their lives change in some way at that moment. But it's not very often that we talk about it, or share our first period stories with younger girls who might be anticipating menstruation with a sense of uncertainty. Eighteen-year-old editor Rachel Kauder-Nalebuff is trying to change that with My Little Red Book, an anthology of stories about ... Read More
Happy Earth Day y'all! To celebrate, we're launching our most earth-friendly subscription offer ever: Subsribe to BUST before April 30, and, in addition to a year's worth of BUST magazine delivered right to your door, you'll get instant access to your first issue, a full year of our brand-new digital issues, earth-friendly, hassle-free renewals, AND 3 free bonus digital issues! Download our digital issues and save them forever or read them right on-screen (yes, ... Read More

Happy Earth Day!

BY Dawn in General

  Take it from Paul Rudd, Elmo, and a newish Sesame Street character that I'm too old to know...The Earth rocks! Let's take care of her, ... Read More
Last week BUST's Priya Jain interviewed the inimitable Janeane Garofalo before her stand up show at Comix. Here we present Part 1, as Janeane has so many interesting things to say, it's impossible to edit her down! Over the next few weeks we'll be posting additional parts of the interview. (sorry we did not get this up sooner, ... Read More
Last year, we had the chance to speak to Isabella Rosellini about the series of short films she was doing for the Sundance Channel, called Green Porno. In that first series, she investigated the sex lives of insects. Now she's back with another Green Porno series. BUSTs contributing editor Molly Simms sat down to discuss the new films with her, and photographer Michael Lavine shot and ... Read More
That's right, Kabul. Anywhere you go, courage is one of the most essential tools in your feminist-box. But the proverbial balls on these women could sink ships. April 15, they took to the streets to demand equality and oppose the passing of a recent law that legalizes marital rape. The resulting angry men throwing stones, screaming degrading epithets and spitting are pretty predictable. The most poignant part of this story, other than the sheer bravery of the ... Read More
Don't forget to watch HBO's Grey Gardens starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange this Saturday at 8. Our review after the jump.A story first told as a 1975 documentary that became a cult sensation, and then recently recounted in a celebrated Broadway musical, Grey Gardens, the true tale of mother and daughter 'Big Edie' and 'Little Edie' Beale, is being revived once more, and the result is another terrific tearjerker. This time, the tragic saga of Jacqueline ... Read More

Meet Miss Subways

BY Web Intern in General

There's a new exhibition opening tonight that celebrates New York beauties past (and present). Fiona Gardner's photographs are of ten former Miss Subways as they are today. Miss Subways was a contest from 1941-1976 in which young women of New York were crowned -- without any pomp and circumstance -- and their photos displayed on the subway for all to see. The women are all middle aged and older today, and Gardner's photo series shows them wearing sashes and ... Read More

Party for Peaches!

BY Web Intern in General

Just a reminder, listening party for Peaches' new CD, 'I Feel Cream', in one ... Read More
Model Citizen Clothing and Bake and Destroy are teaming up for a 'confectionary collaboration'. Now when you buy Model Citizen's Tiger Lady T-shirt featuring Bake and Destroy's Natalie Slater, you get a free cupcake recipe created by her. And not just any old cupcake recipe, a NACHO CUPCAKE recipe! Your Cinco de Mayo just got a whole lot better... But the treats don't end there; Bonnie Rue (of Model Citizen) is having her first ever blog giveaway. Check out ... Read More