BitchTapes: Vagenda of Manocide

This story was originally published on September 9, 2016.

I’m proud to present this week’s playlist, inspired by this gem of a political sign, outlining my agenda. Except it’s not just an agenda, friends. IT’S A VAGENDA OF MANOCIDE.*

*Arguably worth pointing out that I don’t have actually killing men on my agenda.

Track List:

1. Bikini Kill — “White Boy”

2. Miranda Lambert — “Gunpowder & Lead” 

3. Beyoncé — “Daddy Lessons”

4. Ivy Queen — “Que Se Jodan”

5. Gillian Welch — “Caleb Meyer” 

6. Queen Latifah, Macy Gray, Lil Kim — “Cell Block Tango” 

7.  Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan — “Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming)”

8. Raveonettes — “Boys Who Rape (Should All Be Destroyed)”

9. Carrie Underwood — “Two Black Cadillacs”

10. 7 Year Bitch — “Dead Men Don’t Rape”

11. Anika Noni Rose — “Frankie and Johnny”

12. Rihanna — “Man Down”

13. Courtney Barnett — “Nameless, Faceless”

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on October 1, 2018 to replace PWR BTTM with Courtney Barnett.

by Katie Presley
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Katie Presley is a writer and editor currently based on the East Coast (help, how did this happen??). She's been with Bitch in one form or another since 2010, when she started as a New Media Intern, and most recently served as Bitch's first and only Music Editor, from 2016-2017. Past resume lines include Assistant Producer for All Songs Considered at NPR Music, panelist on Pop Culture Happy Hour, and bylines at NPR and Ms. Katie is also a doula and herbalist, and writes a blog on herbal medicine, "The Herbal Apprentice." She also co-founded the first full-spectrum doula organization in Texas, The Bridge Collective. She is also a late-comer to being a Dog Person, but currently lives with four cats. 

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