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Grrls: SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT, ABANDON SILENCE!

Last night I watched the Kathleen Hanna documentary The Punk Singer. I had a very emotional reaction to it and it got me thinking. Well, I guess it actually got me acting. 2,428 more words

90's Monday: Pretend We're Dead

Girls that rock!

Interesting factoid:

During their performance at the 1992 Reading Festival, the band… were forced to stall their set. The rowdy crowd grew restless and began throwing mud onto the stage.

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90's Monday

Do You Ever?

This playlist features some awesome girl bands, for my gal pals about girl things. It’s for all those moments and stories you only really share with your best friend, all silliness, heartache and solidarity. 8 more words

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Punk Feminism Panel at Stanford

Attention Bay Areans! On May 12, come hear me and two icons of punk rock feminism dreams come true, Alice Bag and Allison Wolfe, speak/read/perform at Stanford University. 1,080 more words

Queens Of Noise

Why Girl Bands Will Never Attain Astronomical Star Power

Warning: Content might be found sexist.

Girl bands have shown themselves to be good, fierce, sexy….but not great, game-changing and phenomenal. Well of course there are those ones that found greater deal of success: Willson Phillips, Destiny’s Child, Spic Girls. 342 more words

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Leading ladies at SXSW: Courtney Barnett, La Luz, Thelma and The Sleaze

Saw lots of ladies take the stage in my brief (two days) South By music blitz. Here are a few videos I shot:

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Gentleman: The Music Video

So what’s a problematic song without a problematic music video to go along with it? Granted, Mama’s Little Girl didn’t have one. But this song does and while it’s easy to pick it apart, the video is mostly lacking in the complex images and statements that the song actually makes. 951 more words

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