Quantcast
Blog | Page 711

Blog

From Amy Schumer's The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo, to the return of Jessica Williams' podcast 2 Dope Queens, to an afro-feminist adult coloring book (!!!!), here are BUST's 10 best pop culture bets for August and September 2016. The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer We can’t wait for comedy genius Amy Schumer to drop her new book of personal essays on August 16. In it, she’ll reflect on everything from her childhood antics to her rise to stardom in stories that will have readers...
Pretty much everything that the Broad City ladies do is so on point and silly it’s absurd. In order to celebrate the first female presidential nominee of a major political party, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer joined Stephan Colbert on the Late Show last night dressed as colonial women from 1776. They play the roles of two (fictional) female delegates from the continental congress named Josephine Henley and Abitha Whitmore. Upon hearing the news of this historical event, Ilana Glazer yells “You hear that Ben...
The Wolf of Wall Street. The Big Short. Wall Street. These are some of the most well-known, successful Wall Street movies that have been created. But there's one major thing missing in all of these films: leading women. Enter Equity. Not only does Equity, the latest Wall Street thriller, star three women (Anna Gunn from Breaking Bad, Alysia Reiner from Orange is the New Black, and Sarah Megan Thomas), it was also produced by women (Alysia Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas), directed by a woman (Meena Moran), and written by a woman...
The idea of "sustainable fashion" can be a bit of an oxymoron. The fashion industry is hugely based on trends that change season to season, leading to massive amounts of cheap and poorly made clothing, which can have major impacts on the workers who produce them and the environment. When it comes to shopping, it can be hard to find clothing companies that both honor human rights and have a low environmental impact. But our purchasing decisions have the power to challenge the norm. Check out...
Men in Iran have taken to wearing the Hijab- or traditional veil in Iran to show alliance with their wives and protest Sharia, or religious law in Iran, according to the Independent. This is part of a growing un-veilment movement in Iran where women are challenging government law by posting photos of their beautiful and yes, dangerous hair. Men have now bravely joined the movement to show empathy and solidarity with the women in their lives. In Iran, women are required to wear a head covering...