Bustle Newsletter: June 9, 2022

Featuring the American's guide to 'Love Island,' the secret to becoming a better runner, and more.

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The American’s Guide To Love Island UK

Part popularity contest, part dating show, and part surveillance state, Love Island UK is the ultimate pressure-cooker reality show. But the show encompasses more than just hot singles from across the UK coming together to date, yell, and flirt with reckless abandon. We get it, as an American, there is a lot to digest — from the hundreds of episodes streaming on Hulu to the sea of British slang. Thankfully, we have you covered with everything to know about the franchise, so you’ll be fully caught up now that Season 8 is underway. Read more

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How The June 2022 Full Strawberry Moon Will Affect Each Zodiac Sign

Spring is coming to an end, but we’ve still got one more big lunar moment to celebrate before hot girl summer can officially begin. Rising during the wee hours of the morning on June 14, the Strawberry Moon is here to light up our sense of excitement as we prepare for a new adventure. Right now, anything is possible, so shoot for the moon. Read more

The Ultimate Cross-Training Plan For Runners

Common sense would suggest that to get better at running, you should hit the pavement. But that’s not all you should do. Cross-training is a way to complement your running and target different movement patterns than the ones you’re already repetitively engaging in, says sports chiropractor Dr. Sandy Baird, DC. This helps prevent muscle imbalance and injury and improves performance. And don’t forget to stretch! Read more

Must Reads

At 28, Parker Posey Swing Danced With Liev Schreiber & Ate 4 A.M. Bodega Sandwiches

At 28, Time magazine dubbed Parker Posey “Queen of the Indies.” She’d starred in cult classics like Party Girl, The House of Yes, Clockwatchers, Kicking and Screaming, and Waiting for Guffman, but she hadn’t yet become a full-blown movie star. Not that Posey was concerned — she was too busy to notice. “By the time I hit 30, I was like, ‘Oh, there’s still more?’” Posey tells Bustle. “I felt like I was in such a fast car.... just speeding through my life and hanging onto parts that I was playing.” Here, she chats with us about impostor syndrome, swing dancing with famous friends, and why she likes getting older. Read more

11 Chic Bikinis That *Actually* Fit Big Butts

Mark our words: This summer, cheeky bikinis for big butts will finally have their moment. Consider this a sign to cut back on all that excess fabric. Read more

Straight Sex In Pop Culture Got A MakeoverIs it just us, or is there cunnilingus in media these days? Recall Adam Driver’s notable contribution to the cunnilingus canon in 2021’s Annette, or the Halloween episode in Season 1 of Euphoria, in which Ethan performed oral sex on Kat while she’s dressed as a nun. It’s now no longer unusual to find storylines about cishet couples that suggest a man performing oral sex on a woman can be powerful and pleasurable for both parties. Now that’s something to scream about. Read more


Here’s Your Daily Horoscope

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