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 of Oz. 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 completely opposing perspectives. Read More
  Slutever, Vice's newest web series, takes a play from Sex in the City's book as it follows sex blogger and NYC night kitten Karley Sciortino. She ponders the most pressing issues we may encounter in dating: from what to wear on a date to how soon is too soon for anal.  In the first episode, Sciortino travels around New York City asking experts, friends, and her own mother for their pearls of relationship wisdom. She sits down with life coach/love doctor Tracy Steinberg for tips on how to proceed now that she's, "like, over dating DJs. Read More
I can't say I never eat at a table because sometimes I go to restaurants. But at home I'm eating in my bed or on the couch because my kitchen table is the place where mail goes to get lost. Just last night I decided when I win the MegaMillions and become a half-billionaire, I'm going to get a custom made mattress that has cup holders built in. But in the slight off-chance that I don't win the lottery, I think I'll buy a pair of these Pic Nic Pants from Italian design company Acquacalda.    They look like harem pants and IKEA had a weird, European pant baby. Read More
Between their massive environmental footprint and sketchy Fair Trade purchasing track record, Starbucks has its share of questionable business practices. Not to mention the fact that with 16,000 stores worldwide, they're edging out local businesses at a Walmart-level rate. Sometimes "evil" corporations can do good though, and that's just what Starbucks did this week. Read More
Meet Kate McKinnon, the newest featured player to join Saturday Night Live's cast. In light of Paul Brittain's departure a few weeks ago, Lorne Michaels has been auditioning new cast members. With BUST crush Kristen Wiig's contract potentially ending after this season, it's pretty rad to see a new woman enter the ranks.   McKinnon has performed with the Upright Citizens Brigade and starred in the first three seasons of Logo's "Big Gay Sketch Show." She's Saturday Night Live's first out lesbian to join the cast in over 20 years (since Danitra Vance in 1985. Read More
Not gonna lie, y'all--I am way more afraid in my parents' quiet, suburban home than my urban apartment. True, I could get mugged or something on my walk home, but I'm probably never going to get BTK'd. That sort of stuff happens where nobody can hear your screams. And that sense of helpless isolation is exactly what is so scary about Silent House, a new thriller from Chris Kentis and Laura Lau, the duo behind Open Water.  Sarah, a young woman(played masterfully by Elizabeth Olsen) is working with her father to renovate the family's dilapidated lake house. Read More
In case there was any doubt left in our minds that Republican lawmakers viewed women as little more than baby vessels, this week Arizona's Senate passed what they're calling a "wrongful birth" bill. This legislation allows doctors to opt out of informing pregnant women about prenatal complications because such information could lead to an abortion, a totally legal medical procedure. In addition, if shit hits the fan (you know, like the expectant mother dies) as a result of the doctor neglecting to share critical information, he or she cannot be sued for malpractice. Read More
  Late last month, 800 battleground state voters were asked how they felt about Congress's war on women, and the results are in: they're pissed off!  Among those polled in 8 battleground states, a near consensus exists that women should have access to birth control, that insurers should cover it, and that the decision to use birth control is a private one. Kind of a no brainer, considering nearly every woman will use some form of contraceptive in her lifetime. Read More
The big day has arrived, and I think this year we need it more than ever. In light of the recent anti-woman three ring circus that is our political system, it's important that we celebrate all the wonderful things about being female (in all its glorious shapes and forms.) Check out this hilarious statement on slut-shaming through the art of .gifs over at Ann Friedman's blog. Gifs are my absolute favorite way to express myself on the Internet. Read More
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