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BUST’s new October/November issue is bursting with women’s stories, from our cover feature on SNL star Aidy Bryant, to Kim Gordon’s interview with Carrie Brownstein, to the history of the Native American women who inspired early suffragists. Plus, we’ve got the low down on the latest projects from Abigail Breslin, Mac DeMarco, Beach House, and more!
All this, along with our buzz-worthy feature story “I JOINED A SEX CULT” (you gotta read it to believe it) make Oct/Nov an issue to remember.
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Table of Contents Oct/Nov 2015
La Vie En Rose
Everything you ever wanted to know about Aidy Bryant, SNL’s reigning sketch queen. By Sara Benincasa
Delicious holiday recipes inspired by badasses from the women’s rights movement – from Rutabaga Ginsberg to Apple Brown Betty Friedan. By Caroline Hwang and Lisa Butterworth
Words And Music
Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon interviews Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein about carving a memoir out of rock. By Kim Gordon
I’ll Have What She’s Having
The surprising saga of how Native American women inspired our nation’s earliest feminists. By Sally Roesch Wagner
I Joined A Sex Cult
A survivor tells her true story of lust and lunacy. By Catherine Plato
Paradis Satdur (Paradise Place)
Fall fashions modeled in magical Iceland. Photographed by Jeaneen Lund, styled by Anna Clausen.
Abigail Breslin lights up Scream Queens; all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache are the life of the party; a Meryl-Streep-funded screen-writing lab for women over 40 kicks off in NY; and more.
The Hotness: the best pop culture the season has to offer. By Emily Rems.
Pop Quiz: Lily Tomlin FTW! By Emily Rems
Bra-Omter: Feminist news at a glance. By Kara Butler and Solange Castellar
Boy Du Jour: Mac DeMarco hits all the right notes. By Tess Duncan
Pop Tart: Long after OITNB’s latest season, that Ruby Rose tingle remains. By Claire Beaudreault
Craft a creepy mirror; produce your own podcast; protect your info online; and more.
Caking Bad: Rice pudding with awesome mix-ins. By Terry Hope Romero
Around the world in 80 girls: Olympia, WA is where the grrrls are. By Bianca D. Velasco.
Style advice from Zohra Atash of Azar Swan; DIY skin care; Melissa McCarthy’s new plus-size line; and more.
Good Stuff: Geometric goodies in all your fave shapes. By Stephanie J.
Booty Call: These sweatpants won’t lead to divorce. By Callie Watts
The BUST Guide
Music: Reviews; plus the return of Beach House!
Movies: I Smile Back when I see a Mustang in a Big Stone Gap.
Books: Reviews; plus rock memoirs that go to 11.
Inside Brooklyn’s sex-positive group house; and more.
Questions for the Queen: Non-monogamy and BDSM baby steps. By Dr. Carol Queen
One-Handed Read: Should he stay or should he go? By Malin James