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Bitch Radio: An Interview with Autry!

Earlier this week I wrote about Autry!, a Portland-based, goof-punk musician set to release her debut album A.U.T.R.Y.! on July 29th. Autry!'s unique musical style as well as the success of her personal blog Hello, My Poopies has helped her gain an impressive internet following that will no doubt continue to grow. I was lucky enough to sit down with Autry! and interview her about both...

From the Library: Fatemeh Fakhraie Reads at Bitch Tomorrow

What: You're invited to hear Fatemeh Fakhraie, Bitch contributor and founder of Muslimah Media Watch, read from I Speak For Myself: American Women on Being Muslim on Saturday, July 23rd at 11am. Fakhraie wrote a piece called "Roots" in I Speak For Myself, a brand-new collection of 40 personal essays written by American Muslim women under the age of 40, all of whom were born and raised in the...

Buy This Print: Style & Substance!

Now you can buy limited-edition prints of some of our favorite Bitch covers! To celebrate our 15th anniversary, we've got 15 archival giclee prints to choose from, all on high-quality, heavy watercolor paper, suitable for framing. Each print offers gorgeous photos, cool illustrations, nifty typography, and lots of color to perk up your living space. To show you what they look like in...

BitchTapes: Queens of Dark + Ethereal Wave a la 80s

 

To this day I still pooh-pooh Obsession cologne, but continue to love all that 80s mood music. Here's to the haunting lyrics, heavy snyths, and syncopated bass rifts of my youth. May the mood be with you. Track list after the jump!

Political InQueery: Why the GOP Will Fracture

I've avoided talking about the debt ceiling debates for as long as the people on the Hill have avoided doing anything about the debt ceiling itself. Also, it's hard to make financial ratings, credit defaults, and inadequate remedies sound like popular culture—unless, I guess, we're talking about how the mortgage crisis took over the news media for a solid two months in 2008. But hey, there are...

Murder, She Blogged: Let's Celebrate the Spinster Detective

Presenting an unthreatening facade to the world, older women detectives usually conceal razor-sharp investigative skills and intelligence. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple is one of the classic examples of these subversive characters.

Douchebag Decree: Literally Douchey Edition

Today we're making history on the Bitch blog. The Douchebag Decree has been used to call out the likes of politicians, sports stars, pop stars, and internet trolls, but today we're getting real, and awarding the Douchebag Decree to an actual douche.

Buy This Print: Maturity & Immaturity

Now you can buy limited-edition prints of some of our favorite Bitch covers! To celebrate our 15th anniversary, we've got 15 archival giclee prints to choose from, all on high-quality, heavy watercolor paper, suitable for framing. Each print offers gorgeous photos, cool illustrations, nifty typography, and lots of color to perk up your living space. To show you what they look like in...

Sexual Inadequacy: Public Displays of Affection

Recently, two ladies openly flaunting their hand-holding in front of a security guard were told they couldn't hold hands in the museum they were walking through. Because, of course, the affection queer people show to each other in public is considered to be much more sexualized and lurid than the same behavior between two straight people. The sick punchline to this story is that they were...

Political InQueery: Where the DOMA Ends

Yesterday, the United States Senate is holding a few hearings (such things are germane to their jobs). One of them, on the Judiciary Committee, is focused on an evaluation of the damage the Defense Against Marriage Act has caused American families. While the House GOP is congratulating itself over an empty "cap, cut, and balance" bill as part of their debt ceiling negotiations, the Democrat-...

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