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Tuning In: Daria on DVD

Daria comes out on DVD tomorrow. I can't wait!

BitchTapes: MamaMix

Happy Mother's Day to all the mamas out there! Here is a mix for those who love their moms and love hearing songs about these powerful women. Go grab your mom and have a listen while thanking her for creating the feminist who sits beside her!

Mother's Day is for Feminists.

Tomorrow is Mother's Day, and though the commercial holiday might have a cheesy reputation filled with schlocky cards, cheap candy, and Build-A-Bears, the true spirit of Mother's Day is nothing if not feminist. After all, what other holiday exists solely to honor the older women in our lives for the sacrifices they've made on our behalf? We can honor not only our own mothers tomorrow (...

I Can Has Feminizm?

If you haven't started following @BitchMediaLive to catch our oh-so-entertaining live tweets yet, now's the time to join in, because tonight we'll be live-tweeting the very special women of SNL episode hosted by Betty White! Rachel Dratch! Tina Fey! Maya Rudolph! Amy Poehler! Ana Gasteyer! Molly Shannon! Feminist tweets! You don't want to miss it! I know at least one Twitter enthusiast who'll...

The Young and The Feckless: The Beltway Brat Pack

I read the New York Time's recent piece on Obama's young staffers with avid interest. I confess that the human dimension of political clout (and how it's gained and wielded) fascinates me endlessly. The article is nothing hard-hitting, but provides a fascinating society-columnesque glimpse at the go-getter twentysomethings who roam the corridors of power and what it takes to keep afloat in that...

Tuning In: Nicki Minaj

Today I focus on Nicki Minaj, a female rapper who is part of Lil Wayne's Young Money crew and has recently gone solo She's been on my radar for some time. Jonah Weiner recently wrote a Slate column about her. Jay Smooth and Maura Johnston had in an interesting exchange about her for NPR. Apparently this Web site gets several searches for her as well, so she's clearly someone we should be...

Raising Trouble: A Shout Out

Raising Trouble gives a shout out to some of the amazing work other people are doing on the same subject.

Douchebag Decree: George Rekers, Gay Gay-Hater

File it under "No Longer Surprising," but yet another anti-gay douchebag has turned out to be... wait for it... GAY!!! Baptist Minister George Rekers was caught out not only entertaining a male escort, but entertaining him on a ten-day trip to Europe! Oh, and the kicker? Though Rekers claims the man was just there to help him "lift his luggage" (yeah, that sounds sexual to me too) he...

Sm{art}: Laurie Hogin

Maybe it's a sign that spring has sprung, or should spring soon, but I am totally inspired by rabid technicolor bunnies right now.

Betty White's SNL Promos! Jay-Z! OMG!

Yes yes y'all: