Feb/Mar 2009

by Erin Wengrovius


Table of Contents Feb/Mar ’09



Unusual Beauty

Amber Tamblyn’s traveling pants take a rest for breakfast.
By Lisa Butterworth

Home on the Range

The surprising history of cowgirls and how their legacy on the trail helped bring justice to all.
By Terry Selucky

Body of Work

Part mad scientist, part animal lover, it’s taxidermist Sarina Brewer.
By Christy DeSmith

Moss Appeal

From Mad Men to Speed-the-Plow, Elisabeth Moss knows how to put on a show.
By Debbie Stoller

Apocalypse Now

Steampunk fashion faves perfect for the end of days.
Photos by Sarah Wilmer, styling by Lori Messerschmitt, paintings by Mike Schultz

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  • Getting to know actress Krysten Ritter better; speaking out against bad Super Bowl ads; appreciation for The Adrienne Shelly Foundation; and more.

  • She-bonics Drew Barrymore, Scarlett Johansson, Danica McKellar, Isla Fisher, and Halle Berry on a chatting spree. By Whitney Dwire

  • Boy du Jour Jamal Woolard plays B.I.G. to a T. By Emily Rems

  • Pop Quiz Insane in the membrane for Shirley MacLaine! By Emily Rems

  • Hot Dates You’ll be glad you went to these bitchin’ events. By Emelyne Smith

  • Craft a bag all your peeps will want to snag; everything tastes better with homemade butter; a felting kit that’s too legit to quit; and more.

  • Old School Obaachan’s beef and pork gyoza. By Amy Watanabe

  • Buy or DIY Make or score a new headboard. By Callie Watts

  • A photographer declares what she loves to wear; if you wanna dress like Joan you’re not alone; customize your clothes from head to toe; and more.

  • Fashionista Giving styles by The Cherry Blossom

  • Girl a whirl. By Tara Marks

  • BUST Test Kitchen Our interns decide if cleansing towelettes, facial scrub, and body wash are worth the cash. Page O’Shit

  • We can’t keep our hands off these scanty panties. By Callie Watts

  • The best sex ed you can get on the Net, and more.

  • Ask Aunt Betty and Cousin Carlin It doesn’t hurt to be ready the next time you get sweaty. By Dr. Betty Dodson and Carlin Ross

  • One-Handed Read Talk Is Cheap. By Letty James

  • Pop Tart These musicals don’t mean a thing if they ain’t got that swing. By Wendy McClure

  • Museum of Femoribilia Cracking up over the shopping game Cut-Up. By Lynn Peril

  • News From a Broad Health insurance woes hit hos before bros. By Laura Krafft

  • Eat Me Red V-Day food to put you in the mood. By Chef Rossi

  • Mother Superior The going gets tough when kids lose their stuff. By Ayun Halliday

  • Around the World in 80 Girls Plan a getaway to Brighton, U.K.! By Katie Allen

  • X Games Winter Warm-Ups By Deb Amlen

  • Music Reviews; plus tribute albums by bands who adore the Cure.

  • Books Reviews; plus Charlaine Harris tells Sookie Stackhouse’s secrets.

  • Movies The Black Balloon dusts off the Cherry Blossoms while doing some Sunshine Cleaning.

  • BUSTshop

  • The Last Laugh Tammy and Willis do V-Day their way. By EstherPearl Watson

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