BitchTapes: Only The Good Die Young Edition

Happy 4th of July weekend! We know that a large portion of this great country is in tune with pop culture in one way or another. And music is a large part of that culture. We also know that last week, the King of Pop died, which has brought things to somewhat of a halt, so to speak. It is safe to... Read more »

Sisterhood Is...

Friday night I attended an Indigo Girls concert at Ravina. Ravina is an outdoor concert arena but it is mostly lawn seating. People usually come bearing picnic baskets of cheese, wine and other snackables. It really is an experience. Friday night was pretty... Read more »

BitchTapes: Critters & Crawlers

A city kid by nature, I am oddly fascinated by animals and bugs (as long as they aren't in my house). Plus, it seems particularly appropriate to dedicate my mix to critters during the season of camping and hikes. Check out my tribute to all things wild after the jump! Read more »

TONIGHT (Thurs. 7/9): Bitch Benefit Concert at Mississippi Studios in Portland!

Get Down Bitch Jamboree Style! Where: Newly renovated Mississippi Studios! 3939 N Mississippi Ave, Portland OR 97227 Date/Time: Thursday July 9th, doors at 7pm, show at 8pm How To: Buy your tickets at the door, or... Read more »

Bitch Popaganda: We Be Clubbin' Edition

It’s like The View, but less popular Welcome back to Bitch Popaganda! Join us on our second foray into the world of audio pop-culture critique as we discuss Jon & Kate Plus 8’s pending separation,... Read more »

V-sides: Defining

  I'm not really sure where the term "vagina music" originated.  The first time I heard it was in Nicole Holofcener's awesome film Walking and Talking, when a male character complained to his female car-trip cohorts, "Are we gonna listen to this vagina music the whole way there?" ("Yes!") The... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

It’s Saturday again, so hit the mute button on those cartoons, put down your bowl of fruit loops, and get ready for some feminist LOL-ing! Our first feminist kitteh took a peek at Annalee’s blog post, The New York... Read more »

Bitch Tapes: Summertime, and the Living

It’s nearly officially summer, and in the Northwest, the sun takes its sweet time getting here and staying for the season. So, for those that need some help getting into the summertime mood, or just want a soundtrack for the season, here are some literal and figurative songs about summer,... Read more »

The New York Times "Reaches Out to Heavier Young Women"

Wednesday's New York Times Fashion & Style section featured an article on the recent "outpouring of fashions aimed at trend-driven, round-figured teenagers and young women." Round-figured?... Read more »

Where Have All the Riot Grrrls Gone? Pop Music and "Post-Feminism"

There was a pretty interesting article in yesterday's Houston Chronicle about some of today's female pop stars. The author, Steve Haruch, describes how candy pop acts like The Veronicas, Katy Perry, and Lady GaGa are... Read more »