Debbie Stoller and Laurie Henzel are the co-founders and co-publishers of our beloved BUST Magazine, where they have been the Poptarts hosts’ bosses for a million years. In this episode, we are celebrating the magazine’s 25th Anniversary by asking our boss ladies everything we ever wanted to know about BUST but were afraid to ask.
Emily Rems is a feminist writer, editor, rock star, playwright, and occasional plus-size model living in New York’s East Village. Best known as managing editor of BUST magazine, Emily is also a music and film commentator for New York’s NPR affiliate WNYC, and is the drummer for the horror-punk band the Grasshoppers. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in the anthologies Cassette from my Ex and Zinester’s Guide to NYC, and her short stories have been published in Rum Punch Press, Lumen, Prose ‘N Cons Mystery Magazine, Writing Raw, and PoemMemoirStory. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for fiction in 2015 and is working on a novel. Follow her on Twitter @emilyrems.