June/July 2013

by Lan Truong


Table of Contents June/July 2013



Peace, Courtney Love, and Understanding

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the day with rock icon and perpetual rebel Courtney Love? Well, here’s your chance to find out.
By Debbie Stoller

The Best of BUST

Delicious sound bytes from some of our favorite interviews of the past 20 years. Featuring: Tina Fey, David Bowie, Amy Poehler, Jon Stewart, Amy Winehouse, John Waters, and more!

A Girl’s Guide to 1993

A wild ride through the year that birthed BUST, by ladies who lived it.
By Wendy McClure, Rachel Shukert, Emily Rems, Molly Simms, Callie Watts, and Laurie Henzel

Flapper’s Delight

The Great Gatsby movie has inspired a whole new wave of flapper fever. But the true story of how this brave new breed of American woman came to be is better than any movie.
By Lynn Peril

Who Loves the Sun?

Stylish swimsuits and stunning shades perfect for poolside or seaside.
Photographed by Kat Borchart, Styled by Monique Bean


  • The East’s Brit Marling; the weirdly wonderful world of artist Jaimie Warren; HBO debuts Pussy Riot—A Punk Prayer; and more.

  • She-Bonics Beyoncé, Jane Fonda, Drew Barrymore, and Dakota Fanning have been chatting. By Whitney Dwire

  • Pop Quiz Remembering the laughter of Gilda Radner. By Ayun Halliday and Emily Rems

  • Hot Dates Fun events to try in June and July. By Libby Zay

  • Pop Tart Spoiler Alert! By Wendy McClure

  • News From a Broad Soda and science make strange bedfellows. By Kara Buller

  • Boy du Jour Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips is back and better than ever. By Sabrina Ford

  • Style tips from high school fashionista Ruby Redstone; getting graphic with Mr. Gugu & Miss Go; awesome African prints; and more.

  • Good Stuff Free to be 1993. By Stephanie J.

  • Buy or DIY Have a blast learning to cast! By Callie Watts and Jessie Kelley

  • BUST Test Kitchen Our interns lash out with the latest mascaras.

  • Music Reviews; plus Sandra Denton from Salt-N-Pepa!

  • Movies Beware of the Stories We Tell about The Bling Ring on Black Rock.

  • Books Reviews; plus the scoop on what you’ll be reading this summer.

  • Spice up your life with a Real Housewife; and more.

  • Questions for the Queen A lusty lesbian and a bummed-out bride-to-be get the help they need. By Dr. Carol Queen

  • One-Handed Read Happy Campers. By Angeline Cooper

  • BUSTshop

  • X GAMES Move to the Rhythm. By Deb Amlen

  • The Last Laugh It socks to be Tammy Pierce. By Esther Pearl Watson

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