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BitchTapes: Burger Babes

Sometimes our BitchTapes are about colors, elements, or... Read more »

B-Sides: Hysterics Go on Tour!

The Hysteric’s sole blog post has a neat hook. They’ve backdated it to October 30, 1989, suggesting two things: All Hallows’ Eve, and old-school punk rock. The date implies both the sugary rush of Halloween menace (“... Read more »

B-Sides: Waxahatchee for the Changing Seasons

Temperatures are still in the mid 90s and the sun’s still setting after eight o’clock, but we need to brace ourselves for the eventual changing of the seasons. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect cure for, or accompaniment to, the end-of-summer blues: Brooklyn’s Katie... Read more »

B-Sides: In Defense of New Jersey, Screaming Females

One fateful evening in a kitchen in Brooklyn in the winter of 2008, I stood leaning on a window, freezing air seeping into the sweaty room. A woman emerged from the bathroom wearing a modest black dress with a white collar. In the smallest voice, she said, “We’re Screaming Females and we... Read more »

Sm{art}: Diggin' Deep With Cristy C. Road

Cristy C. Road, a Miami-raised, Brooklyn-based, Cuban-American illustrator, writer, and of course, total dreamboat, is no stranger to DIY, punk, queer, zine, and activist communities all over the place, and certainly no stranger to the pages of... Read more »

Punk Planet: Who Wants to Free Pussy Riot, and Why?

Pussy Riot is an anti-authoritarian feminist punk band. So why have they become the rallying cry of the international patriarchy?   Read more »

Today in Riot Grrrl News: Bikini Kill Starts Bikini Kill Records!

This week, feminist punk pioneers Bikini Kill started their own record label. Yep, you read that right. Read more »

B-Sides: Potty Mouth!

It’s easy to imagine that Potty Mouth are, er, a gross band, but a quick listen to their Sun Damage EP reveals them to be far from indecent. The record is a letter of intent addressed directly to... Read more »

B-Sides: White Lung's White-Hot "Sorry"

Sometime between White Lung’s first record, It’s the Evil, and their second, Sorry, the band blew up. Maybe it’s because of the... Read more »

B-Sides: JD Samson (and a rundown of how she made my teen years more bearable)

JD Samson is certainly no stranger to Bitch; a significant voice in the Riot Grrrl movement, and a more than prominent queer and feminist icon, it only makes sense to let you know what she’s up to this summer. Last week, while attempting to figure... Read more »

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