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Jon Stewart on Gaza

So it appears that I’m not the only one who couldn’t just let the events in Gaza pass without comment ( Mr. Jon Stewart also had an opinion and a pretty forceful one at that:

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A1 is A-Sexist

You want some sexism with your steak?  Serve me up some A1 sauce!

Bitch Benefit Show this Friday!

Hey Portland Party People,

Don't miss the Bitch Benefit Show this Friday, January 9, at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland. We will be getting our socks rocked off by none other than the fabulous Kimya Dawson, Mirah, and Anomie Belle. Fun for all!

Check out this interview with Mirah and Anomie Belle for more information (if you can handle the excitement, that is).

We hope...

The politics of pop culture

As I mentioned before, I’ve been really struggling to stay on course when it comes to blogging these days. My heart is in Gaza right, now, but my fingers tell me I must be here, in front of the computer, writing essays about everything except Gaza.

I’m thankful for the opportunity that Bitch has provided me here. A chance to at least meld what is going on in my life with...

Making of the Bitch B-Hive Video!

The making of our B-Hive campaign video! Thanks to Dawn Jones!

A Little More Consideration for Women in Film in 2008

The run up to the Oscars is dominated by best-of lists, and - with few exceptions (including the Women Film Critics Circle Awards) - most of those lists end up looking just about the same: dominated by men, featuring only a small handful of female performers. Which is why it was so exciting this past weekend to see The New York Times list of the year’s best. While not quite chock full...

Femident Toothpaste: For women with teeth

On the newest episode of Flight of the Conchords, Brett and Jemaine write a jingle for Femident, a new brand of toothpaste that is just for women. True to Conchords form, the song is cute, funny, and sensitive to a woman's [dental] needs. Check it out and give your thoughts after the jump!

Beyonce Isn't Afraid to Get Ugly on New Track

A lot has been said (including on this blog) about the sort of affable empowerment that is ubiquitous in Beyonce's chart-busting hits, especially on her latest record, I Am... Sasha Fierce, but the third single, "Diva" is more "fierce" than what you might expect.   More after the jump.

Dark Noise: our Third Podcast

Bitch’s third foray into the world of podcast continues! Hot off the hard drive, our Dark Noise episode (inspired by both our Loud and Noir issues) features new segments such as “Ask Your Cervix,” tween delight over a Twilight premiere, interviews with two female metal rockers, and no podcast is really complete without honoring Dolly Parton, as featured on the first ever Bitch Living...