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The 99%: "Money Can't Buy You Class"

A very special thank you to the Countess LuAnn of the Real Housewives of New York for supplying the title to today's post.  I doubt this is what the Countess was going for, but she brings up a good point: what's the difference between having money and having class privilege?  Is there one anymore?

Mom & Pop Culture: Muppet Mania

The Kermit I see is sensitive, silly and sweet. He sings with abandon, despite not having an auto-tuned perfect voice. He talks about his feelings, and friends, and rainbows. Jim Henson created Kermit in the Free To Be You and Me-fueled culture of the '70s, when people were itching for different role models for kids—ones that didn't play into the tired gender stereotypes of previous...

The H-Word: Was it Good for You?

This is my final post for The H-Word, where I say thanks and you tell me what you loved and hated.

In the Frame: I'm As Free As My Hair

Lady Gaga sang that she was as free as her hair, and she has been spotted in a dress that appears to have been made from her leftover wigs. It's certainly a talking point, especially in light of her song lyrics which associate freedom with the choice of how you wear your locks. She's not the first person to use hair as a form of artistic self-expression, as I've found four women who beat her...

Bechdel Test Canon: Daisies

We begin the second series with Věra Chtytilová's Sedmikrásky (Daisies), which was released in the writer-director's native country, Czechoslovakia, in 1966 and received an American release the following year. The 74-minute feature tells the story of two young women named Marie (Ivana Karbanová and Jitka Cerhová). Out of boredom and annoyance toward their bourgeois existence...

2XL and 3XL Fitted Tees Now Available at BitchMart!

Get a Bitch logo, Cholita illustration, or bearded lady on your very own t-shirt! We are extremely pleased to announce that we are now carrying fitted 2XL and 3XL shirts at BitchMart.

Thursday Night 'Lights: End of the Lineup As We Know It

Take a look at the photo on the left. Starting in January, Jeff Winger will be replaced by Liz Lemon. No wonder he looks so dismayed in the picture!

In case you haven't heard, Community is being pulled off the schedule indefinitely (boo) and being replaced by 30 Rock (yay for that, at least). Whitney is swapping places with Up All Night, and...

Bitch Popaganda: Siri-ously?! Edition

Welcome back to another episode of Bitch Popaganda! Tune in as we discuss Mormon lifestyle bloggers, the inherent sexism of Siri for iPhone 4s, and Katie Roiphe's latest rage-inducing article for Slate.

Links after the jump! Transcript on the way!

Bitch in a Box: Holiday Gift Guide, Calendars Edition!

There are few things nicer than waking up on the first day of the month to flip the page on the wall calendar (you did that yesterday morning, right?), especially when it's a beautiful calendar that was picked out for you by a dear friend. Selecting the right calendar for a friend or family member is a very important decision, as your calendar recipient will be looking at that thing all year...

On Our Radar

It's that time of the week!
  • Mecca Jamilah Sullivan writes about the media's tragic de-queering of a Harlem youth basketball star.
  • Attention activists: The Sylvia Rivera Law Project recently released a guide for trans activists, and those who support trans activists, for staying safe in direct action protests (thanks, @kulandaybarrett!)
  • At Ain't This Livin, s.e. smith...