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This week in feminist-friendly entertainment brings us the return of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Queen Sugar; music from CHVCHES and Shannon Shaw; and a new book by Retta.  MOVIES Ibiza Gillian Jacobs, Phoebe Robinson and Vanessa Breyer star as three best friends who go on an impulsive vacation to Barcelona and Ibiza and have some raunchy, hilarious adventures along the way. Out on Friday, May 25 on Netflix. Stay tuned for review on BUST.com. Mary Shelley Elle Fanning stars as the teenage inventor of the sci-fi genre in...
As we prepare for BUST's 25th anniversary, we're bringing some of our favorite cover stories online for the first time. Here's our cover story with Natasha Lyonne from our Summer 2001 "Living Single" issue. Natasha Lyonne personifies the modern single gal. She is a woman with a vision. She knows who she is. She has romantic notions and she has realistic expectations. She knows what she wants, and she is determined to be as exacting as she can about it all. Plus she has a fabulous...
The podcasting world has exploded over the last few years, giving you everything from true crime shows like Serial to elaborate fictional worlds like Welcome to Nightvale. However, sorting through the huge variety of options can be time-consuming, especially if you are looking for something specific. So, here is a list of six podcasts hosted by black people for black people that encompass varying topics.  The Read  The podcast that started it all, for me at least, is The Read. Hosted by Kid Fury and Crissle West, a...
We’re excited to be premiering the music video for “Cryin' My Eyes Out” from Shannon Shaw’s new solo album. Shaw’s solo project, Shannon in Nashville, is a departure from her band Shannon and the Clams’ golden, garage-y surf rock. Her new music underscores her rich vocals with vintage vibes. still from "Cryin' My Eyes Out" Shaw relocated to Nashville to write her aptly-named solo album with a few of her buddies, including Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, who produced and played guitar, and a handful of...
This weekend, I will be attending Elements Lakewood Camping Festival, which will take place on the gorgeous 60-acre lakefront & wooded property in Lakewood, PA. The three-day festival (May 25-27, 2018) will feature an incredible lineup with headlining acts including Claude VonStroke, City of the Sun, Desert Hearts and Sphongle. The stacked lineup will be held acorss over 8 stages, several including of which built by the incredible design team, The Reliquarium. Although I am stoked about the lineup, it is the abundance of wellness and health programs...
Cate Blanchett Jokes About Ocean’s 8’s Pro-Crime Message The Ocean’s 8 press tour kicked off yesterday with a press conference at the Met. When asked what effect the “strong female roles” in the movie would have, Cate Blanchett joked, “Encouraging children to crime.” Read more at Vulture.  Progressive Women Make History In Southern PrimariesLast night, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas and Arkansas held their primaries, with exciting results for progressive women. In Georgia, Stacey Abrams made history, becoming the first black woman in the US to win a major...
Bad ass Brooklyn band, A Deer A Horse, has teamed up with #HappyPeriod for a benefit concert this Thursday, May 24th, at Brooklyn Bazaar. The concert's mission is to end the stigma around menstruation and to raise funds to benefit #HappyPeriod. #HappyPeriod's goal is to ensure that no one who menstruates has to go without menstrual products. The organization works with different outlets to collect, assemble and distribute menstrual products for people who otherwise cannot afford them. 100% of the proceeds go to Happy Period. photo by...
  Ah, the internet. I can barely remember a time without it. One of my fondest memories from childhood is when I won ten thousand Neopoints from a magical cyber-fountain when I was in fourth or fifth grade. I was wearing a green Abercrombie T-shirt and my username was—and still is, I hope my Neopets aren’t dead—lizzieflower2003. I scrambled up my basement stairs and, gasping, told my mom what had just happened. She rolled her eyes. New York-based playwright Joeley Pulver’s newest production, A.I.M. To Please, doesn’t...
The Obamas Are Coming To Netflix Yesterday, Netflix confirmed on Twitter that Barack and Michelle Obama signed a “multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features.” In a statement, the former president said he hopes to share more American experiences with a wider audience. Read more at Entertainment Weekly. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Stands Up Against Harmful Supreme Court Ruling The U.S. Supreme Court recently declared that employers can bar their workers from taking collective action in the case...
We're excited to premiere the music video for Portland-based dream rock band Ezza Rose's new song "No Means No," a song that connects with the #MeToo movement. The song shares a name with Ezza Rose's new album.   "Don't wanna tell you that 'No means no,'" singer Ezza Rose (who shares a name with her band) proclaims as we see men with blurred-out faces harass women on the sidewalks, in the office, on public transportation, and in the park. In a statement, Rose explains the line: “Words have...