It’s fabulous fall here at BUST HQ and our October/November issue is yielding a bumper crop of awesomeness, starting with our groundbreaking cover star, Sarah Silverman, whose new political show, I Love You, America, is about to take the nation by storm! Inside, we’ve got an interview with Ava DuVernay on the female directorial revolution behind Queen Sugar; a revealing report on women who regret becoming mothers; a sensual guide to the sex lives of witches; and more
ON THE COVER: SARAH SILVERMAN PHOTOGRAPHED BY RAMONA ROSALES; STYLING BY JARDINE HAMMOND; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY BRETT FREEDMAN; LEATHER JACKET: SCHOTT; T-SHIRT: MICHEAL STARS; 5 STAR 14K NECKLACE: ZOE CHICCO; RETOUCHING: STRIX DIGITAL.
ABOVE: COAT: MR. LARKIN; JEANS: LEVIS; TURTLENECK: TSE; LOAFERS: COS.
Comedy powerhouse Sarah Silverman is attempting to unite the Divided States of America. By Sara Benincasa
A wild broom ride into the secret sex lives of witches. By Kristen J. Sollée
Women who regret having children open up about the biggest mistakes of their lives. By Orna Donath
Abnormal advice from Amy Sedaris for enjoying the great outdoors.
A woman with severe sexual challenges goes the extra mile for her sideways smile. By Shelby Hadden
Hollywood heavy hitter Ava DuVernay is kicking the doors of opportunity open for female directors everywhere. By Crystal Shaw-King
Gorgeous gothic styles modeled by actor Lucy Boynton. Photographed by Michael Lavine, Styled by Lara Backmender
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