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Geeks Gone D.I.Y.: A Quick Guide to Zines

By Marissa Lorusso

In many societies, the power of the written word is unequally distributed: access to literacy and literature, along with editing, publishing, and distribution don’t always fall into the hands of marginalized communities. 1,698 more words

Anthropology

Bikini Kill to reissue debut demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now

Bikini Kill launched a career-spanning reissue series in 2012, with the releases coming from their own Bikini Kill Records. Today, the Olympia, Washington riot grrrls have announced the latest re-release; for the first time ever, the band’s debut demo tape,  192 more words

News

The Lost Girls

“In 1974, when she was only 14, Jackie Fuchs would wake up way before her parents and catch a ride with friends from her house in the San Fernando Valley across the Santa Monica Mountains and into Malibu. 75 more words

The News

Yesterday I Realized I Want to be Carrie Brownstein

I’m not sure why it took me so long, she is a punk rock goddess, riot grrrl and sketch comedy queen. Knowing about Portlandia and loving Carrie’s comedy is the  reason I began listening to  Sleater-Kinney and subsequently become very interested in the riot grrrl movement. 78 more words

Carrie Brownstein

Grrrl Flop

Last night, I went to a punk show at a local bar. The first band on the bill was a girl punk band from Russia. So I thought, like, “Pussy Riot”, fuck yeah! 322 more words

Music

Kathleen Hanna and the 'F' Word

When did feminism become dirty word?

That was the question I found myself asking after watching the Kathleen Hanna doc The Punk Singer.

More importantly when did women become afraid of it, when did they start trying to distance themselves from the term even when their actions were in line with the values embedded in the ideology? 369 more words

Remedy @ Sub Gradec, 15.7.2015

i think i already covered this on this blog once or twice, but its always great to be reminded that theres nothing better than a concert in a steamin hot and humid place when its already too warm outside. 213 more words

Canon