Feb/Mar 2012

by Lan Truong


Table of Contents Feb/Mar 2012



Lady of the Night

From SNL to Bridesmaids to Up All Night, Maya Rudolph is outta sight!
By Julie Klausner

By the Book

Putting the hottest orgasm guides and sex manuals to the ultimate test.
By Callie Watts

Small-Screen Queens

Shining a spotlight on TV’s unheralded heroines.
By Jennifer Armstrong

Saved by the Bell

Stuntwoman-turned-actress Zoë Bell proves why she’s Hollywood’s favorite fall girl.
By Lisa Butterworth

What to Expect When You’re Expecting an Abortion

Real advice and insight from women who’ve been there.
By Jill Angellotti

The Eccentrics

Looks inspired by fashion’s most marvelous mavericks.
Photographed by Victoria Will, styling by Cannon


  • Big love for comedy bad girl Amy Schumer; Leslie Hall’s wild weddings; ultra-realistic nipple tattoos; and more.

  • She-bonics Diablo Cody, Melissa McCarthy, Nia Long, and Rooney Mara serve up a few good sound bites. By Whitney Dwire

  • Pop Quiz Don’t hate yourself for loving Joan Jett.

  • Hot Dates Try living Large in February and March. By Libby Zay

  • Boy du Jour Fat Jew is one nude dude. By Callie Watts

  • Ditch your bling for a homemade crayon ring; get in the know about apartment insurance; great gadgets for plant-based food prep; and more.

  • Old SchoolGrandma Vickie’s capirotada. By Jennifer Moncayo

  • Buy or DIY Craft up a gorgeous apron with frills that’ll shield you from spills. By Callie Watts

  • Style tips from makeup maven Doe Deere; an honorable mention for Hannah Metz and Elvia Lahman’s unmentionables; stick-on makeup trends galore; and more.

  • BUST Test Kitchen Our interns are livin’ a tenneage dream with makeup remover, minty soap, and shave cream.

  • Good Stuff Dress up your bod in cute and cozy prods. By Stephanie J

  • DIY lube secrets; and more.

  • Questions for the Queen Dr. Carol Queen helps some frustrated gals out with what they really, really want.

  • One-Handed Dirty Business School By Sadie Green

  • Museum of Femoribilia During World War II, desperate times called for desperate fashion measures. By Lynn Peril

  • News From a Broad Can the amount of makeup you wear really determine how much other people trust you? By Kara Buller Pop Tart

  • Why famous kids are tabloid gold. By Wendy McClure

  • Nickel and Dined OMG apple pie with an olive-oil crust! By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

  • Mother Superior Childhood ends, but laundry is forever. By Ayun Halliday

  • Around the World in 80 Chilling out in Fairbanks, Alaska. By Anne Kristoff

  • X Games Paging the Doctor. By Deb Amlen

  • Music Reviews; plus, the return of Sleigh Bells.

  • Movies W.E. search for Albert Nobbs In Darkness.

  • Books Reviews; plus, weed-growing wisdom from Heather Donahue.


  • Party Pics Scenes from N.Y.C. and U.K. Holiday Craftaculars!

  • BUSTshop

  • The Last Laugh Tammy Pierce rocks the decks. Esther Pearl Watson

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