Boss Hog’s Cristina Martinez On Her Trump-Era Must Haves: BUST Interview

by BUST Magazine

Boss Hog’s fierce frontwoman shares her Trump-era must-haves

In 1989, Boss Hog took the stage of CBGB’s with their sexy-dirty brand of bluesy punk, leaving a sweaty, immutable mark on the New York underground that has had fans clamoring for more ever since. The band, founded by husband-and-wife duo Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer, is releasing Brood X in March, just when the world needs driving, scuzzy anthems for sweating it out. Their first album in 16 years, this is music for rising up. We asked Martinez for her daily essentials, now that fighting the good fight is more important than ever. Not pictured: Xanax. “If all else fails, take some and try again tomorrow,” she jokes. –Lisa Butterworth


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Balaclava “Get out the message, stay strong, and inspire friends and family to do the same. Vote. Or better yet, run for local government. Support each other. Protest the injustices! Defend the powerless.”
?Killstar Mousetrap Balaclava Mask, 40,


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Pepper Spray “Cretins are crawling out of the woodwork, ladies. There’s been a dramatic uptick in incidents of harassment across our country. I’m prepared to protect myself.” ?
SABRE Red Lipstick Pepper Spray, 7.99,

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Donald Trump Cloth Pads “With the new administration threatening to restrict our rights, we must employ every tactic to defend them. And it can’t hurt to let my blood flow in the face of the opposition.” ?
Donald Trump Cloth Pad, 8,


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Refreshing Mist “Frustrations run high these days. To keep myself sane and peaceful enough to focus on the good fight, I use an olfactory trigger to bring me back to center.” ?
Refreshing Mist in ?Lavender and Bergamot, 19, ?


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Tote “Pack it all up and put it in here! Hit the streets and let ’em know who’s boss.” ?
Girl Boss Tote, 28, ?


Top Photo: Jeri Lampert


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