Five totally BUST-y lady artists will be headlining a show starting July 25th at Ad Hoc Art in Brooklyn. Each has a unique and funky style all her own, with influences from pop surrealism to Asian pop and burlesque. Works by Jenn Porreca, Amy Crehore, Molly Crabapple, Ewelina Ferruso and Lizz Lopez will be on display until August 24, but they're already starting to sell, so if you're in the market for some fab art, head down there soon! The opening reception will be Friday the 25th from 7 to 10, with an afterparty at the Wreck Room Bar. Read More
 Election time is just around the corner (that or the rest of us are just eagerly anticipating when it actually is) so I thought I would post a few links today on getting to know your candidates on a somewhat under reported aspect - their stances on women's rights.  Read more for helpful (in my opinion anyway) links. Helpful John McCain links: McCain's Views on Choice  McCain's Views on Domestic Violence America Blog: McCain  ABC News: McCain  Not entirely McCain related but it amused me. Read More
      So while riding the information super highway today, i came across this little gem over at the ever excellent blog Feministing. How utterly amazing right? An American lite version of female genital mutilation and ladies, way more affordable than costly surgery!  Kudos, Liquid Virgin creators in updating a timeless classic in a chic, new modern way. Read More
 DisFIGURED is a movie about two women dealing with their bodies and their body issues. Deidra Edwards plays Lydia, a Venice Beach fat acceptance activist who nevertheless struggles with her own feelings toward her body. She meets Darci, played by Stacy Lawrence, a recovering anorexic, when Darci tries to join her fat acceptance group. The movie is about the relationship between the two women, and of course their relationships with themselves. Read More
The ladies at BUST picked up that our lovely readers are crazy about finding new reads. We saw how you jumped at Lisa's call for summer reading. As a YA-lit junkie myself, it's awesome to see how dedicated you guys are to the tomes of our youth. That said, there's this incredible Renaissance going on in young adult literature, and we've decided to regale you with shiny new books based on your literary loves of the past. First up: If you loved Weetzie Bat, then try The Orpheus Obsession by Dakota Lane.There are moments when you only have to think a thought to make it happen. Read More

I am Wild.

BY Team Intern in General

  True story! It's a perfume just pour moi! We got these cute perfumes from Danica and I was the lucky lady to try them out.  I dig the Wild version because my nose can easily sniff out the Jasmine, one of my favorite scents. I normally veer away from anything fruity, which would give me an all-day starbursts crave.  However, in this the summery peach and passion fruit isn't at all overwhelming, but a welcome surprise amongst that fresh jasmine scent I so adore. It's spontaneous and earthy and warm and calm all at the same time. Read More
 I’m sure by now you lovely ladies out there have noticed the bright banner that shows up for TRKFLD.  Well if you haven’t already, click the banner and you’ll be transported to bag heaven.  The TRK FLD line offers simple, stylish, straightforward bags! My favorite is the Mimi pictured above.  Uno: that pose is cute. Duo: It’s a circle! (I’m a hatbox collector and that bag is pulling on my heartstrings.)But there are bags for everyone, I swear it. Read More

Blast from the Past!

BY Team Intern in General

  What celebrities are you living in the past for? After discussing the new Batman movie that is coming out, I confessed that Christian Bale circa Little Women was the man of my dreams... but then Tara reminded me of the 1992 classic musical The Newsies which not only made a New York accent hot, but made Brooklyn cool long before Brooklyn got hip. Forget Christian Bale! Spot, you'll always be the man of my eleven year old heart. (image taken from Newsiesfreak. Read More

Bicycle Fevah

BY Team Intern in General

Bicycle fever has hit NYC this summer, and no one should be left out! Recycle-A-Bike has started a bike club for kids ages 10-15, but anyone else is welcome as well. The Ride Club includes workshops on basic bike mechanics, riding skills, and how to safely ride in city traffic. Dates that they'll be meeting on include: July 11, July 25, August 8, August 15, and August 22nd at 10 A.M. at 46-01 5th Street-- their Long Island City space in Queens.For more information, check out http://www.Recycleabicycle. Read More
  Check out this sweet summer sale at Locher's online! Everything is 20 percent off until July 22 (just type in "LOVERBOY" at the checkout).This gives you the best excuse to grab one of their embroidered tops, like this powder blue piece with a heart and teeny birds tying ribbons around the words "best piece of ass in town" delicately sewn in the top left. They are absolutely daaaahling and slightly perverse: the ultimate combination. Read More
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