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BitchTapes: Love Your Mother mix

This week's BitchTapes: Songs about Mom. Some sweet. Some blue. Some good. Some true.

Track list after the jump!

On Our Radar

Stop. Link time. (It had to be said.)

  • For RH Reality Check, Jaime Jenett bravely discusses her experiences as a non-biological lesbian parent of an ill child while enduring the daily hurt of Prop 8 stickers... and makes eloquent efforts to communicate with those who don't believe she deserves rights (reposted at AlterNet).
  • Mother Jones offers advice on how to wade...

Grand Rounds: Dissecting Grey's Anatomy: White Wedding

This week on Grey's Anatomy: family building, surgery dramas, and escalations in the race for Chief Resident as the show gets down to the wire. With only two more episodes left to go, and a finale Rhimes promises will be mellower than usual, where is Grey's Anatomy going to take us? Be warned, we didn't hold back the snark this week!

Find out what the Grand...

Bitch Popaganda: Cultural Twinkies Edition

Welcome back to another episode of Bitch Popaganda! Tune in as Andi, Kjerstin, and Kelsey discuss Anna Holmes' Washington Post column "Donald Trump's Sexism," eating your cultural vegetables (watching things you don't actually enjoy), and what we're looking forward to this summer at the movies.

Links and more after the jump!

From the Library: Happy Children's Book Week!

Did you know that it's Children's Book Week? In honor of the occasion, I asked around the office to find out what everyone's favorite children's books are. I've compiled a few of our favorites. Whether we read them as kids or read them to our kids now, these books definitely get our stamp of approval! What children's books are you a fan of? Let us know in the comments!

Revenge of the Feminerd: Big Bang Theory Theories

I wanted to love The Big Bang Theory, I really did. The concept is hugely appealing to someone like me: a sitcom based on the lives of four seriously geeky scientists (Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, and Raj), featuring frequent cameos by nerd icons like Wil Wheaton. It's kind of like Friends, except instead of hanging out at Central Perk they play Klingon Boggle and Rock-...

Bitch YA Book Club: Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

For this month's YA book club, Jessica Stites asks Erin Blakemore, Jennie Law, Ellen Papazian, and Nona Willis Aronowitz what they thought about Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan. Add your own answers to Jessica's questions (or come up with your own discussion points) in the comments section!

Douchebag Decree: Adam Carolla's Gender Crusade

Adam Carolla is a douchebag. Not only would hyperlinking to every douchey thing he's ever said give him attention, it would also be a Herculean task. Begrudgingly, though, I'll link to a New York Post column he wrote recently called "Nature vs. Neuter," where Carolla mourns that manly-men are falling by the wayside. With a tagline of "If men seems worthless, it's because women made...

Pop Pedestal: Tami and Eric Taylor

Welcome back to Pop Pedestal, a series dedicated to the pop culture personalities we most admire! Up today: Tami and Eric Taylor of Friday Night Lights. (Attention Netflix Instant viewers: This post contains no spoilers past season one!)

Celebrating Fifty Years Since the Freedom Rides on Television

"I wouldn't be sitting here if it wasn't for your courage," Oprah said "but I am frustrated, I am disappointed, and at times angry that the history does not get carried forth." Oprah was speaking about the Freedom Rides, a months-long Civil Rights demonstration in 1961 organized by CORE and executed by young people risking their life to travel by bus from Washington, D.C. to the Deep South to...

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