Record label finds belly threatening, natural
Amanda Palmer (brains behind Dresden Dolls, among other projects), was recently asked by her record label, Roadrunner, to cut scenes from her video "Leeds United," which features (... Read more »
I love rock, and roll, and. . . Twilight?
So, in the latest Twilight-related news story, teen queen Kristin Stewart is going to play rocker Joan Jett in a new Runaways biopic. Is Stewart... Read more »
Get Offensive in New York City!
Bitch readers no doubt remember Andi Zeisler's interview, "A Good Offense," with the snort-inducing Kate Rigg and Julie Goldman from our last issue. This Friday and Saturday only, Julie Goldman's... Read more »
Tyrone Freeman, master of the secret arts of douchebaggery and former president of the United Long-Term Care Workers, a labor union in Los Angeles, has been banned for life from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for "misappropriating" over $1 million dollars of the union members'... Read more »
The Box's Crush of the Week: Neil Patrick Harris
He's taken the role of "ladies man" to new levels on How I Met Your Mother, played himself as a child actor turned mega-douche in the Harold & Kumar movies, and even used his rep for machismo to shill Old Spice. So why should feminists be crushing? Because he's redefining the way masculinity... Read more »
Consumerism turns deadly
A Long Island Wal-Mart worker was trampled to death this morning as over 2,000 shoppers pushed and shoved their way through the doors at 4:55 a.m., five minutes before the doors were set to open. The New York Times reports that people didn't stop to help Jdimypai Damour, 34, who had been waiting... Read more »
Pink diapers, painted toenails, and the Chicago Bears. Oh my!
Behold the teaser from an article in this morning's Chicago Sun Times: "Football tough guy Brian Urlacher dresses his son in pink Cinderella diapers and paints the 3-year-old's toenails blue, the child's mother charged in Will County court Tuesday." What? Read more »
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime — with the abuser usually someone known to her. Violence against women and girls is a universal problem of epidemic proportions. Perhaps the most pervasive human rights... Read more »
Adventures in Feministory: A Bonny Lass Indeed
Today's adventure takes us to the lawless seas of the early eighteenth century, where Anne Bonny and Mary Read cutlassed and cross-dressed their way through feminine convention. Read more »