Here at BUST, the season of love is upon us. And to celebrate, we’ve got a cover girl we absolutely adore—The Daily Show’s hilarious Jessica Williams! Inside, we’ve got an exclusive interview with audacious “bad bitch” Amber Rose, a surprising look at the dangerous “beta uprising” movement, a true story of a woman dealing with a transitioning ex, and a peek at the future of male contraception.
And get ready for even more tasty tidbits, including:
*A trivia tribute to Hillary Clinton
*DIY fashion harnesses
*Radical rapper Lizzo
*A hot cup of Shawn Fleming from Diane Coffee
*DIY tech pioneer Limor Fried from ADAFRUIT
Table of Contents Feb/Mar 2016
Catching up with The Daily Show’s reigning queen of satire, Jessica Williams. By Bridgette Miller
My Ex-Boyfriend’s Name Is Chrissy
One woman’s story of reevaluating her romantic past after finding out the truth about a lost love. By Hallie Lieberman
A Week With Woolful
A slice of life from fiber maven Ashley Yousling’s Idaho sheep-farm Shangri-la. By Lisa Butterworth
Everything’s Coming Up Rose
In her new memoir, rapper/model/actress Amber Rose reveals a lot more than just How To Be A Bad Bitch. By Erika W. Smith
Mo’ Beta Blues
Are online fantasies about a misogynist “beta uprising” just sick jokes or a legitimate national threat? By Robyn Pennacchia
Major metallics modeled by hip-hop glamazon Lizzo and her fierce femme crew. Interview by Maggie Carr, Photographed by Lauren Perlstein, Styled by Caitlyn Leary
DIY tech queen Limor Fried; Rad Fatty Merit Badges; sex-selective abortion spies infiltrate India; and more.
Pop Quiz: Ready For Hillary. By Emily Rems
The Hotness: Watch this, read that, go everywhere. By Emily Rems
Pop Tart: The case for reclaiming “hussy.” By Tangerine Jones
Boy du Jour: Drinking up Shaun Fleming of Diane Coffee. By Laurie Henzel
Bra-ometer: Feminist news at a glance. By Solange Castellar
Weave a whimsical wall-hanging; my-oh-my chocolate pie; Sister Spinster’s herbal elixirs; and more.
Caking Bad: Pucker up with preserved lemon. By Terry Hope Romero
Around the World in 80 Girls: Catch some rays in Phoenix, Arizona. By Teresa Traverse
Style advice from creative director Hester Sunshine; buy or DIY harnesses; a subscription box for crazy cat ladies; and more.
Good Stuff: Think pink. By Stephanie J.
Booty Call: Cosmic things. By Callie Watts
THE BUST GUIDE
Music Reviews; plus the return of Yoko Ono!
Movies The Witch was Touched With Fire by Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
Books Reviews; plus some ye olde true crime.
New developments in male contraception; measure your Kegel power with you smartphone; and more.
Questions for the Queen Hysterectomies and sexual pee. By Dr. Carol Queen
One-Handed Read Easy Riding to Paradise. By Grainne Proinseas