BY Emma Claire Goodman
on Feb 07, 2011
Love graphic novels? Or fun stories that are touching and heartwarming? Just have a penchant for visual narratives? Are you a romantic at heart?
How about all of the above?
If so, have we got an event for you!
Graphic novelist, and BUST’s boy du jour from the '90s Adrian Tomine will be at the Strand in NYC on Wednesday February 9th for the launch of his book Scenes From An Impending Marriage, in conversation with fellow artist and author Leanne Shapton (Native Scenes of Canada, Was She Pretty, Important Artifacts). Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Feb 07, 2011
Back when I was in high school, my brother from another mother was a kid named Rufus who would invite me over to his house every day after school to watch cult movies. We watched tons of deranged shit, but my favorite film he showed me by far was the Russ Meyer classic Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! The film’s star, Tura Satana, with her sneering lips and skin-tight cat suit, was such a powerful presence, she seemed almost superhuman. So when I heard that she’d passed away over the weekend at age 72, I was totally bummed and wanted to reach out to my old pal Rufus to share the pain. Read More
on Feb 04, 2011
Supercute!, the pint-size girl trio, (who are all in their early teens!) we featured in last summer’s music issue, are selling home-made valentines cookies to raise money to go on tour. The cookies are organic and hand-crafted with the names of classic rock songs, like Love Is a Battlefield, and topped off with buttercream frosting. Yummy and adorable! They can be picked up in the Williamsburg area, or you can get them delivered. As long as you order them before Feb 6th they can ship be shipped anywhere in the U.S. Read More
on Feb 02, 2011
At over one thousand pages and weighing more than twenty pounds, co-authors Marisa Kakoulas and Edgar Hoill have created the gigantic three-volume Black & Grey Tattoo. After a year of researching different tattoo artists and attending international conventions, this collection explores the different origins and genres of black and grey tattooing. Read More
on Jan 29, 2011
Director, performance artist, writer, and actress Miranda July is the indie film world’s favorite female face. Best known for her 2005 debut feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know, and her follow-up collection of short stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, she has been near and dear to us here at BUST since before she graced our cover in 2007. So when I found out she was debuting her second feature film, The Future, at Sundance, I was excited to go check it out and then chat with July about it. Read More