BitchTapes: Songs I'm Never Going to Attempt at Karaoke Ever Again!

My name is Katie, and I have a really terrible singing voice. I’ll admit it. I’m not ashamed. This presents a huge problem, though, because I do love Karaoke a lot, am very, very, very easily embarrassed, and lack the stage presence that makes up for being a bad singer. It should be... Read more »

BitchTapes: Crushin' 90s Style

Obviously, summer is the best time to be crushin’. But, the formula for the ultimate date is still incomplete. I’ve already concluded (using sound statistical data, of course) that soft-serve ice cream, bicycle rides, red & white checkered vinyl table cloths, and nightswimming (... Read more »

Bitchtapes: World Cup 2010

The 2010 FIFA World Cup final is this Sunday! Soccer/football and music have a long and wonderful history—championships have official songs and teams have unofficial anthems and chants, from the obvious (Queen's "We Are the Champions") to the unexpected (Rodgers and Hammerstein's "You'll Never Walk... Read more »

BitchTapes: Sugar High--A Mix Dedicated to National Candy Month

I’m blaming my recent sugar binge on National Candy Month, and you can too! But, don’t put down those Pixie Stix just yet because this mix is guaranteed to make your sweet tooth ache. Read more »

BitchTapes: The Media is the Message

Luddites beware! For my first BitchTapes as the resident New Media Intern, it seemed only appropriate that my to compile some of my favorite songs about just that: media and technology! Read more »

BitchTapes: The Crying Game

We’ve been reminiscing a bit at Bitch HQ lately about Free to Be… You and Me. Remember that jam? Even if, like me, it aired before you were born, you’re probably the product of its lovey message in some way or another. If not, it’s not too late. Check out this video clip of... Read more »

Bitchtapes: Leading Ladies

While I like Iggy and the Stooges, Huey Lewis and the News, and Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, this week’s Bitchtapes mix is dedicated to the women who front bands not just musically but by name as well. From country to soul, and the sixties to today, here’s a pack of leading ladies... Read more »

BitchTapes: Beach Party!

It seems like just yesterday we were transitioning from winter to spring... but now summer is here! And with it comes a steep, almost exponential increase in readily available advice on how to hate your body, courtesy of... Read more »

BitchTapes: MamaMix

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas out there! Here is a mix for those who love their moms and love hearing songs about these powerful women. Go grab your mom and have a... Read more »

Bitchtapes: Actual Feminist Rappers

Kelsey’s postings of the “Feminist Rappers” videos drew more than laughs–it had some commenters asking, “But what about the real feminist rappers?” So here’s a genre- decade-spanning compilation of feminist rappers, hip-... Read more »