How many times have we all heard the contradictory phrase, "Well, I believe in gender equality, but I wouldn't say I'm a feminist." Girl, no. To this day, the feminist movement is derailed by people's unexplained allergy to the word. Students in a Duke University course called Women in the Public Sphere were disturbed by society's widespread misconceptions about the feminist movement, so they decided to launch a campaign aimed to challenge existing stereotypes ... Read More
New York Couture is a dazzling blend of punk rock cool and majorly glamorous fairy princess. Their skirts, tops, and dresses are all limited-edition and surefire conversation starters. Worn by the likes of Katy Perry and Agyness Deyn, these frocks are sure to add  some much needed whimsy to your life.  I love when fashion has a cheeky sense of humor, and that's exactly what New York Couture does best (outside of super hot short-shorts).  I think my ... Read More
Our access to basic health care is under attack. We have a say – stand with Planned Parenthood and fight back!  Now more than ever before, Planned Parenthood needs our help to continue to provide their life-saving services. Roe on the Rocks is a benefit for Planned Parenthood of New York City and will feature New York dream pop band Asobi Seksu and award-winning comedian Sara Benincasa, host of the podcast Sex and Other Human Activities. Plus Brooklyn bands ... Read More
It's campaign season, so y'all know what that means… PRESIDENTIAL BARBIES!!! Pre-orders for the "I Can Be…President Barbie"doll began yesterday. This is the fifth re-incarnation of President Barbie, and this time she's available in a variety of versions that aim to be more representative of all girls.  This week saw more and more politicians throwing their support behind Hillary in 2016, making Mattel's rendition even more compelling. I think ... Read More
Gender disparity is a problem that's deeply engrained in our society. Within the tech industry, the numbers are staggering. Carnegie Melon University took note with their famous Dave-to-Girl ratio. After realizing the number of men named Dave in their computer science program outstripped overall females, they implemented changes to their department that would attract a broad spectrum of students. Four years later, the program boasted 40% women which goes to show ... Read More
Tonight's the night! The first large scale Louisiana Bounce party is set to take Bushwick by storm at The Morgan. BUST faves Nicky da B and Rusty Lazer, along with Heather Loop, House of Ladosha, and Shane Shane, are all coming at ya with the bootiest bounciest beats. Sponsored by BUST, Candy Rain, du:Heart, and Earmilk, tonight promises to deliver. The event is 18 and up with a $10 cover ($7 if you're wearing booty shorts!)   If you can't make it tonight, ... Read More
I often fantasize what it'd be like if I had some direct connection to Hillary Clinton. Like, if she was my aunt or a close family friend and I could call her up anytime I needed advice or a letter of recommendation or wanted to sound off on a dude pulling Typical Man bs.    While having Hillary's phone number in my contact list is only a pipe dream, this new tumblr plays off the Texts From... meme and imagines what it'd be like if we could take a glimpse ... Read More
Keith Apicary showed up to an open audition for Kimberly Cole's music video and upstaged a room full of professionals. This video combines my love of silly uninhibited dancing, underdogs, Sega Dreamcast references, and Capri Sun.  You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video Well I'm stealing some moves from this guy. He's got mad swag. Turns out this ain't his first rodeo either. Keith Apicary is the b-boy alter ego of UCB comedian Nathan ... Read More
Last month, everyone's favorite dance-punk band Gossip released "Perfect World", the first track off their newest album A Joyful Noise. With it's electro-disco vibes, the catchy tune finds the band sounding poppier than ever before. Check out the brand new music video for "Perfect World" here:    Directed by Price James, the video (shot in a London medieval church) draws inspiration from sources as varied as Renaissance paintings and the Wizard ... Read More
Having a crazy roommate horror story is a rite of passage for New Yorkers. Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23, ABC's newest comedy, takes that idea and runs with it. Starring our April/May cover girl Krysten Ritter as the titular b named Chloe, the pilot episode is up right now for a limited sneak peek on Hulu.  It's hard to glean much from a pilot episode, but Don't Trust the B--- looks like it's going to be an Odd Couple style buddy comedy about two women with ... Read More
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