Feb/Mar 2010

by Debbie Stoller


Table of Contents Feb/Mar 2010



Sisterhood is Powerful

Ain’t no party like America Ferrera’s tea party. Hey! Ho!
By Amber Tamblyn

Let’s Talk About Sex

A former schoolyard sexpert digs up the dirt on how girls learn about “doing it” today.
By Johanna Gohmann

Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte Gainsbourg’s new album, IRM, is music to our ears.
By Jenni Miller

Die, Die My Darling

Cherishing novels where the heroine perishes.
By Marni Grossman

Oh! You Pretty Things

Unmentionables worthy of an honorable mention.
Photos by Susan Pittard, styling by Tara Marks

  • Much respect for Aubrey Plaza from Parks and Rec; Pink Taxis are the way to go in Mexico; all-girl choirs belt it out for hours; and more.

  • She-bonics Christina Hendricks, Lil’ Kim, Madonna, and Lady Gaga bring the drama. By Whitney Dwire

  • Pop Quiz The triumphs and fuckups of Mackenzie Phillips. By Emily Rems

  • Boy du Jour Havin’ a ball with RuPaul. By Emily Rems

  • Hot Dates Get some satisfaction from this early-spring action. By Libby Zay

  • Crochet the day away; keep your own hive alive; make the most of your compost; and more.

  • Old School Granny Mae’s fudge. By Eliza Thompson

  • Buy or DIY Whether you buy it or make it, you know you need a wallet. By Rachel Benefiel and Callie Watts

  • A bike blogger shows off her gorgeous togs; the Sublet girls give fashion a whirl; complement your face with a statement necklace; and more.

  • BUST Test Kitchen Our interns get a feel for body butter, vibrating mascara, and a facial peel.

  • Page O’ Shit You’ll be smitten by this pile of gloves and mittens. By Callie Watts

  • Abortion doulas will be there if you need tender loving care; and more.

  • Ask Aunt Betty and Cousin Carlin Sex advice so nice, they give it to ya twice.

  • One-Handed Read My Best Friend’s Girl. By Sunshine Vega

  • Pop Tart Skeevy movies from the era of Polanski. By Wendy McClure

  • Museum of Femoribilia Good vibrations. By Lynn Peril

  • News From a Broad Dudes ace the “three little words” race. By Laura Krafft

  • Nickel and Dined Fill your belly with hearty chili. By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

  • Mother Superior Inky goes with Ma to get fi t for a bra. By Ayun Halliday

  • Around the World in 80 Girls Discover the charm of Hanoi, Vietnam. By Teresa Coates

  • X Games Burlesque Breakdown. By Deb Amlen

  • Music Reviews; plus gettin’ down with VV Brown.

  • Movies Temple Grandin cried Happy Tears into the Fish Tank.

  • Books Reviews; plus a new feminist treasure by Eve Ensler.

  • Party Pix Spectacular BUST Craftaculars!

  • BUSTshop

  • The Last Laugh Never trust a little brother. By Esther Pearl Watson

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