The Super Bowl Commercials—It's Not Such a Small World After All

This current administration forces us to question everything around us, even the commercials we watch.

BitchTapes Super Bowl Sunday

I'll try not to let my hearty anti-Patriots fervor affect this playlist of music from the regions participating in the Super Bowl this weekend.  Read more »

Which Companies Got Called Out for Sexist Super Bowl Ads?

From Snickers to Hyundai, some ads fell flat for feminist Super Bowl viewers.  Read more »

Backtalk: Super Bowl & Iowa Caucus

This week, we chat about why the Super Bowl may be worth watching (hint: Cam Newton). While Black athletes make up two-thirds of NFL players, Newton is only the sixth Black quarterback to make it all the way to the Super Bowl. Then, they get into why Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are... Read more »

It's Complicated Being a Feminist Football Fan

Sports writer Jessica Luther talks about how she loves watching football—but thinks all the time about football culture's attitude toward violence.  Read more »

Confessions of a Lifelong Football Fan

                     It shouldn’t be controversial to say that the only thing that the NFL cares about is money. Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, folks! Here's what's on our radar this morning. • The talk of feminist Twitter since Wednesday morning has been this cover story from The Nation on "Feminism's Toxic Twitter Wars... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Welcome to Monday! Here's all the feminist news on our radar this morning.  • Scientists say a baby born with HIV has been cured—if they'... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Sepp Blatter

Today's Douchebag Decree goes to (drum-roll please)... Sepp Blatter! The FIFA President has earned this distinction thanks to his cavalier and massively insulting response to the serious question of gay football fans' safety at the 2022 World... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The out-of-bounds coverage of Ines Sainz

You know what time it is, right? It's time to have a decree for the douchebags. As you might have heard, Mexican sports reporter Ines Sainz was harassed with cat-calls and "suggestive comments" this past week while... Read more »

Bitchtapes: World Cup 2010

The 2010 FIFA World Cup final is this Sunday! Soccer/football and music have a long and wonderful history—championships have official songs and teams have unofficial anthems and chants, from the obvious (Queen's "We Are the Champions") to the unexpected (Rodgers and Hammerstein's "You'll Never Walk... Read more »