The Reverb Issue

Articles published in the print Bitch magazine issue, Reverb. Check out the complete table of contents for the issue here.

The Unbelievers: New Atheism and the Old Boys’ Club

So is new-style atheism the sausage party that media coverage would suggest?

Funny Pages: Female Comedians and the Redefinition of the Memoir

As memoirs are enjoying a huge popularity boost, the comedy genre has had an even larger surge in demand recently. Read more »

"The Africa That I Know": A Q&A with "Pumzi" Director Wanuri Kahiu

The setting is 35 years after World War III: The Water War. A society felled by ecological destruction has been relegated to a subterranean existence, and citizens' movements are strictly regulated by an authoritarian government propagating a single message: “The outside is dead.” Then a young... Read more »

Party Out of Bounds: Booze, the Pleasure Principle, and Party-Girl Pop

America, it would seem, is on a bender. From the shot-fueled mayhem of Jersey Shore (the most popular show in MTV's history) to a special booze-themed episode of Glee, to the blog Texts From Last Night immortalizing those crucial missives sent while sloshed, there seems to be no way to slake... Read more »