The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order

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Penguin, Aug 1, 1999 - Social Science - 400 pages
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Both a literary magazine and a chronicle of girl culture, Bust was born in 1993. 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.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: 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. A kind of Our Bodies, Ourselves for Generation XX, The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order is destined to become required reading for today's hip urban girl and her admirers.

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'Bust' is just about the only US magazine for adult women that does not suck, and this book captures some of the best offerings of its early days. Some of its highlights include "The Mysterious ... Read full review

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So many creative tales and beautiful experiences shared by a myriad of authors from many walks of life between these pages. I skipped over a few with subject matter that just didn't interest me, but ... Read full review


The Rise and Fall of My Boobs
A Fine Spine
Me and My Cunt
Sex Lies and Tampax
A Visit to the Museum of Menstruation
Myth of the Black Butt
My Left Hand
She Aint Heavy Shes My Lover
A Fantasy
BUSTiest Boy in America
Dear Diary
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl
One Girls Vise
Stealing Beauty
Wayward Wardens Wicked War Against Womanhood
The World Moves

Girls Fashion Tips for Boys
Gotta Git That Stick
The Joy of Slacks
Growing Out of Layers
The Mysterious Eroticism of MiniBackpacks
Its a Catfight
Be a Model or Just Act Like One
Part I
Part I
Part II
Part II
Its a Career
How to Be as Horny as a Guy
Lesson Number One
One Sick Puppy
Fear of a Black Cat
My Friends Dont Touch My Boobs
A Short Story
Fear of a Boy Planet
Girlfriend Listen Up
The Curse of the Mamas Boy
Both Sides Now
Watching Him Fuck Her
Donts for Boys
Talking Dick with Cynthia Plaster Caster
My Brother Myself
Making It
Falling from Grace
What to Expect When Your Best Friend Is Expecting
Two Girls and a Baby
Abortion Story
Tie Me Up Tie Me Off
The Joys of Being an Aunt
We Are Family Ive Got All My Goddesses with Me
Ones Not Enough
That Cosmo Girl
A Parody
Womens Network My Ass
Confessions of a Pop Culture Junkie
Bring Me the Head of Melanie Banderas
Dancing to the Tiger Beat
Desperately Seeking Farrah
A Vindication of the Rights of Cunt
Bad Like Me
Gloria Steinmom
Pirate of a Lady
An Interview with Tura Satana
An Interview with Nina Hartley
Oh Yoko
Would You Want This Man to Be Your Dog?
Are You There Judy? Its Me Tori

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About the author (1999)

Karp, a.k.a. Betty Boob, is an award-winning television producer and director.

Debbie Stoller is the bestselling author of the "Stitch'n Bitch" series of knitting books and calendars. She comes from a long line of Dutch knitters, has a Ph.D. from Yale in the psychology of women, and is the editor-in-chief of "Bust" magazine. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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