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Girl gangs are endlessly entertaining. So when Poptarts co-host Callie Watts suggested we do a show about our favorite girl gangs in pop culture, obviously the answer was yes. But very quickly, as Callie and Emily started to discuss their picks, it became abundantly clear that they had very different interpretations of what constitutes a girl gang. So instead, this episode is going to be a celebration of girl gangs (Faster Pussycat, Kill Kill!), girl crews (Hidden Figures), and girl squads (Sex and the City)....
This week in feminist-friendly entertainment brings us the premieres of buzzed-about TV series Pose and Dietland; new music by Neko Case; and more. MOVIES  Adrift Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star in this romantic drama about a young couple who get stranded in the middle of the ocean. Out Friday, June 1. Social Animals Screenwriter Theresa Bennett makes her directorial debut with this ensemble comedy starring Noël Wells, Josh Radnor, Aya Cash and Samira Wiley. Out Friday, June 1. A Kid Like Jake Silas Howard—who you may know as Transparent’s first trans...
As we get nearer to our 25th anniversary this July, we're bringing some of our favorite BUST stories out of the archives and onto the internet. Way back in 2003, Frances McDormand—then 45—was our cover star for our Spring 2003 "Age Issue." Now, at 60, she's as much of an inspiration as she was 15 years ago, recently calling for Hollywood to adopt inclusion riders as a way to increasing diversity on set.   Most of us fell in love with her as Marge Gunderson—the most likable...
Many people have been asking about BUST's position on the cancellation of Roseanne in the wake of Roseanne Barr's racist tweets about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. Our response is that we're saddened by Barr's tweets but not surprised, and we think canceling the show was the right thing to do. This is a painful process to observe because we had a deep love and respect for Barr for so many years. Most of BUST's editors were big fans of the original run of Roseanne, and...
I haven’t been in a relationship in three years, and I hardly go out anymore, by choice. Maybe that will have to change soon, but, for now, I find myself both unfortunately and fortunately on all the dating apps, holding onto hope that someone is out there for me in that vast black hole of the online dating world. When I recently opened up Tinder one evening late at night, I found myself swiping mostly left with an occasional right swipe. I eventually matched with...