on Feb 22, 2010
In Part I of Shaming Famewhores I discussed going on the reality TV dating show Frank the Entertainer…In a Basement Affair, currently on Vh1, as a performance art piece. I performed as myself rather than as a typical wacky performance artist in hopes to deny what I believed was production’s expectations of me. I also went on the show to do research on the stereotyping machine that is reality ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak
on Feb 22, 2010
Okay. I love this commercial. I've watched it a million times and still laugh every time he says, "I'm on a horse." And then it ends, and I feel like a bad feminist because there's no getting around the fact that the entire thing is based on gender stereotypes. Ahem:
"Sadly, your man isn't me- but if he stopped using lady scented body wash he could smell like me."
"It's an oyster with two tickets to that THING you love."
"Look again, the ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker
on Feb 19, 2010
She overcame injury and struck gold! On Wednesday in the women's downhill event, Lindsey Vonn of the USA beat her competition by .56 seconds to become the top of the tops. Vonn was unsure of competing due to shin bruises. The silver and bronze winners were Julia Mancuso (USA) and Elisabeth Görgl (Austria) respectively. You go, girls!
Image courtesy TeamUSA.org
Previously in the BUST blog: Women to Watch (in the Olympics!): Lindsey Vo...
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on Feb 17, 2010
In the first episode of our new series for BUST TV, we get to hang out and chat with the brilliant Tracey Ullman over some knitting. Liz Armstrong talks to Tracey about some of the characters she's developed for the new season of her Showtime series, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union. While Laura Bush, Arianna Huffington, Rachel Maddow, Christiane Amanpour, and Ruth Madoff all in one room together would already make for fun viewing, Tracey manages to ... Read More
BY Intern Laura
on Feb 11, 2010
Mo'Nique doesn't stop! After winning a number of awards (including a SAG Award, a Golden Globe and the Washington, DC, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York Film Critics Award) being nominated for an Academy Award, and hosting a successful late-night talk show on BET, Mo'Nique continues to keep herself in the spotlight by preparing for her highly anticipated Spread The Love Comedy Tour with talk show co-star Rodney Perry, comedian Tone-X, and DJ ... Read More