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Oof. Heartbreak on top of a pandemic. If you are one of the millions of humans going through a breakup right now, my heart is with you. While reading this, you’re likely isolating in separate rooms from your live-in ex. OR you haven’t seen them in weeks and weeks, and have finally broken up through cryptic, barbiturate-enhanced text fights. Either way, your situation is brutal.There are a few things to consider. First, be kind to each other. Any challenges you have (or had) are likely...
After becoming a household name in the ’90s, Skeet Ulrich is back as the hottest dad on Riverdale These days, you might recognize Skeet Ulrich as Jughead’s rough-around-the-edges father FP Jones on the irresistible teen drama Riverdale, which was recently renewed for a fifth season. Or maybe you’re one of the 4M folks who follow him on Instagram, where he regularly shares his home renovation endeavors. (Most recently, the divorced dad built a closet for his daughter.) And then, there are his exciting upcoming projects, like...
SOCCER MOMMY Color Theory (Lorna Vista Recordings)      Sophie Allison (Soccer Mommy)’s sophomore record is all about time, and how it’s quickly running out. It’s also about catharsis, like on the seven-minute “yellow is the color of her eyes,” where she laments being away from her sick mother. Elsewhere on color theory, Allison chastises herself for her inner demons (“lucy”) and beautifully decimates white knights on “royal screw up,” an acoustic track that builds to become a symphony. But it’s “circle the drain,” in which Allison sweetly...
With the world on lockdown because of COVID-19, now seems like a perfect time as any to watch a show about a bunch of kids fighting the zombie apocalypse. Alexa Mansour, crazy talented actress and musician, stars in AMC’s upcoming Walking Dead spinoff The Walking Dead: The World Beyond. Unlike other spinoffs in this series, The World Beyond explores a group of teenagers surviving the apocalypse by themselves. Set ten years after the outbreak, this show focuses on the first generation that grew up...
Social distancing and being in lockdown can make it feel like you've exhausted your entertainment options. And while binge-watching may be at an all time high, what about binge-reading? Books will always be trusted source of enjoyment for all ages, and a growing number of celebrities are taking to social media to entertain and educate their fans who can't make it to the library right now. Recent programs such as @savewithstories and @voiceactorsread, which feature the vocal talents behind some beloved animated characters, have collaborated...
With a TV show, movie roles, a recording studio, café, and more, it seems there’s nothing Issa Rae can’t do. Here, she discusses Insecure’s new season, her love of South L.A., and embracing feminism—despite its “tinge of whiteness.” Despite starring in her own hit HBO series, Insecure, executive-producing another, A Black Lady Sketch Show, and, oh yeah, continuing her trajectory as a full-fledged movie star that started with The Hate U Give (2018) and Little (2019) and is now ramping up in 2020 with romantic leads...

Another week and we’re still stuck inside—but thankfully, if you’ve already run through everything on Netflix, you have several new offerings. From the returns of Insecure and Killing Eve to a new feminist historical drama, here’s what we’re excited about right now. MOVIES/TV Insecure   It’s been over a year since season three ended, but Insecure is finally returning to HBO on April 12! And to celebrate, we’ll be bringing our Spring 2020 cover story with lead actress, creator, writer, and executive producer Issa Rae to BUST.com on April 10. Killing Eve   British thriller Killing Eve, starring Sandra...
TOO FREELove in High Demand(Sister Polygon)     Too Free makes dance music for every space. The solo road trip, the dark warehouse club, the crackling excitement of sexual chemistry, or the wild confidence of finding yourself. Ultimately, Love in High Demand is about connection—and its heavy bass, shuffling beats, and tactile vocals perfectly reflect those kinetics. From the polyrhythmic R&B of “Elastic” and rich club sub of “ATM” to the warm, soulful ambience of “Breathing Underwater,” each track is a new embrace, beckoning you from its...
Nicole Atkins just released the music video for her new track, "Domino," off her upcoming album Italian Ice. This new track has a funky R&B feel and rolls along with a cool, indie rock vibe. Atkins' throaty vibrato floats over it all effortlessly as she sings, "Tme is up. This message will self destruct. Hey, hey, hey, hey, look out below. Watch 'em fall like dominos." The video was directed by Taylor McFadden. "Domino is an homage to the iconic opening scene to Saturday Night Fever, mixed with...
Twitter is a hellscape as of late. Between the non-stop coronavirus coverage and the President tweeting god knows what, I am at my wits end. I am losing my marbles, if you will. Following meme accounts will only get you so far. And frankly, with everything that’s going on, there has to be some happy medium between staying informed and having a distraction from all the craziness of the world. Luckily, there are a few feminists on Twitter who have found the balance of being...