Apr/May 2012

by Lan Truong


Table of Contents Apr/May 2012



Ritter Sweet

Breaking Bad’s Krysten Ritter keeps getting better and better.
By Lisa Butterworth

Milk Men

Think breast-feeding is a task exclusively reserved for women? Think again.
By Johanna Gohmann

Let’s Hear It For The Girls!

We’re obsessed with Lena Dunham’s fantastic new HBO show.
By Anna Bean

Electric Ladyland

Simple wiring tips to bring out your inner Schneider.
By Molly Simms

Home Plate

Could there be a connection between how we eat and where we live?
By Jessica Machado

Shower Power

Rain gear so cute you’ll be hoping for a downpour.
Photographed by Lara Jade, Styled by Kim Johnson


  • The Hunger Games’ Isabelle Fuhrman; Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss; The Conversation’s Amanda de Cadenet; and more.

  • She-Bonics Kate Beckinsale, Madonna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Queen Latifah tell it like it is. 
By Whitney Dwire


News From a Broad All is not fine with Title Nine.
 By Kara Buller

  • Boy du Jour Under the covers of Michael Ian Black’s new book. 
By Rachel Shukert


Pop Quiz Life wasn’t all lollipops and dimples for Shirley Temple.
 By Emily Rems


Hot Dates Plan a getaway in April or May.
 By Libby Zay

  • Pop Tart When Internet immortality gets irritating.
 By Wendy McClure

Chocolate-hazelnut spread to DIY for; digital camera tips and tricks; and more.

  • Buy or DIY Nab scent-sational perfumes from the pros or make your own. 
By Elle Sees and Debbie Stoller

  • Eat Me Astounding asparagus!
 By Chef Rossi

  • What Would Roseanne Barr Do? The comedy legend helps a cheater clean up her act.
 By Roseanne Barr

  • Around the World in 80 Girls Enjoy the best of South America in Bogotá, Colombia.
 By Erin Griffith


  • Style tips from designer Folaké Kuye Huntoon; senator Ellen Karcher’s lovely lavender; sweet spring dresses and accessories; and more.


BUST Test Kitchen Our interns try out cruelty-free lip stains on their kind kissers.


Good Stuff Camping-inspired cuteness worthy of a merit badge.
 By Stephanie J.

Music Reviews; including the amazing Alabama Shakes.

  • Movies Friends With Kids are often Damsels in Distress when they play Musical Chairs.

  • Books Reviews; plus, Amber Tamblyn’s Poetry Corner.

Questions for the Queen Dr. Carol Queen helps a gal who gets an unwanted eyeful.

  • Giving a shocking new vibe a try; and more.

  • One-Handed Read “A Big Deck.” 
By Rosalía Zizzo



X GAMES De Agony of De Feat. 
By Deb Amlen

  • The Last Laugh Tammy Pierce’s parents feel the love.
 By Esther Pearl Watson

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