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 Javier Bardem Doesn’t Regret Working With Woody Allen In a recent interview with French publication Paris Match, actor Javier Bardem revealed that he is not ashamed to have worked with Woody Allen on the film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and that he still has “doubts” about whether Allen sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow. Read the full story at Vulture. Lola Kirke Is Tired Of Sexist Movie Critics When reviewing Kirke and Zoe Kravitz’s new thriller Gemini, New Yorker critic Anthony Lane chose to focus on Kirke’s appearance (rather than,...
“Wildcats shall meet with hyenas, goat-demons shall fall to each other; there too Lilith shall repose, and find a place to rest. There shall the owl nest and lay and hatch and brood in its shadow.” — Isaiah 34 14-15 For 4,000 years, Lilith has been known in religious folklore as a winged demon who haunts pregnant women and babies. Religiously, Lilith takes on the role of the fallen woman, the ultimate “bad girl." In astrology, she is the part of our charts, our selves,...
  On May 12, 2018, the BUST School for Creative Living returns with the BUST Craftacular at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to the dozens of vendors that will be selling their own creations, the school will be featuring over 50 classes taught by local arts and businesses to inspire you and get your creative juices flowing! Whether you're a beginner or an Etsy-selling expert, you'll have the opportunity to practice crafts all day with incredible teachers and leave with tangible items that you can be proud of.  Don't be afraid of getting a little messy (it's honestly...
Do you suffer from succulent envy? Does the sight of a flourishing rubber tree make you wistful? Whether you’re bad with plants or have a space sans sunlight, these kits are just the solution. Each one comes with a life-size paint-by-number plywood plant (cactus, snake, rubber tree, or philodendron), paint, paintbrush, and instructions. The cost ($40 to $150, scoutregalia.com) is a small price to pay for guaranteed eternal greenery.   by Lisa Butterworthimages via scoutregalia.com More from BUST Make This Easy, Plant-Filled Wall Hanging Make A Zero-Waste Starter Kit And...
In the early 19th century, at the Earl of Lucan’s residence at Laleham, there was a very singular cat. She belonged to Lord Lucan’s bailiff, Mr. Smith, and had the “constant habit” of curling up on the rug before the parlor fire. According to a story related in multiple 19th-century British newspapers, as well as in author Edward Jesse’s 1834 book, Gleanings in Natural History, after the death of her recent litter of kittens, this particular cat struck up a very close friendship with a...
  April 17th starts a whole new period around healing, as Chiron enters Aries for the next nine years. Known as “the wounded healer” who could help everyone but himself, the asteroid Chiron (nestled in between Saturn and Uranus) aids us in learning from our personal pain to benefit the world around us. For the past nine years, he has been swimming through the spiritual Piscean waters, showing us how to repair our souls through community and a higher purpose. Taking fifty years to cross the...
Food stylist Kaoru Mitsui gives her profession a whole new meaning with her art project Food on a Photograph (@
 foodonaphotograph). The Tokyo-based creative seamlessly adorns black- and-white images with colorful bits of herbs, fruits, and vegetables, so that Adele sports a cherry fascinator, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes wears pea pod earrings, and her main muse, Audrey Hepburn (the star of her ’zine Dress the Food, $18, kitchenartsandletters.com) models a coat made of cauliflower.By Lisa Butterworthimages via Food On A Photograph/Kaoru Mitsui This article originally...
As a lifelong tree hugger, deciding to go zero waste (i.e. creating as little trash as possible) was a no-brainer for me. So many resources are put into the products we consume, only to be destined to live forever in a landfill. When I embarked on my zero-waste journey (#trashfreeinla), I realized most of my trash came from eating out and single-use disposables like coffee cups, straws, utensils, and napkins. Not only are these items used for mere minutes, but also an alarming amount end...
"A cheap whore that got lucky": that’s the general historic consensus on Jeanne Bécu; more commonly known as Madame Du Barry, rival of Marie Antoinette and scandalous mistress of Louis XV. BUT I’D ARGUE THERE’S WAY MORE TO THIS LADY THAN JUST BEING THE SIDE JOKE OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.See, the tale of Madame Du Barry is Mean Girls in Versailles, with a smattering of Showgirls AND an underdog story built around scandal, rivalry and determination. Its got love, sex and one hell of a leading lady...
Societal pressure to have the perfect body isn’t new, but societal pressure to have the perfect nipples might be. In a recent video with The New York Post, Dr. Norman Rowe, a plastic surgeon New York, reports an increase in women looking for what he calls the “designer nipple”—one that is perpetually hard, with a small, light-colored areola. “A lot of patients are coming in with the intent of, you know, burning their bras,” Rowe says. “More recently, the more prominent nipple has become a very...