Courtney Love 's unsolicited piece on Bad Girls; the already immortal "Dont's For Boys"; an interview with girl-hero Judy Blume ; and lots of other shocking, titillating, truthful articles. Marcelle Karp , Debbie Stoller. Men Are from Uranus. Both a literary magazine and a chronicle of girl culture, Bust was born in This book is enjoyable but not particularly serious.
At its worst, this collection at least avoids deepening the major neuroses The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order contains brand new, funny, sharp, trenchant essays along with some of the best writings from the magazine: Yo Mama Yo Self. It probably works better as a It was less substantial and there was a lot more attempt at empty shock value by some of the writers. With contributors who are funny, fierce, and too smart to be anything but feminist, Bust is the original grrrl zine, with a base of loyal female fans--all those women who know that Glamour is garbage, Vogue is vapid, and Cosmo is clueless.
As an alternative to publications like Cosmo and Vogue, Bust is great.