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The Project

  I am so excited that I actually scored tickets to see Bikini Kill in Los Angeles with my best friend May 2nd, that I have committed to posting about a different counter-cultural or revolutionary woman or group of women musicians every day until the show! This project began on Facebook and Instagram, and then […]

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HYPE: YOUR FAVORITE SONG IN ONE MINUTE OR LESS, A NEW COOL PODCAST BY NEIL JENDON

My friend, Neil, is making this cool new podcast. He is DEFINITELY achieving his mission statement of creating my new favorite song in a minute or less with this number, “Roman Polanski Just Won an Award.” He is also responsible for my favorite thing someone said about me this week, one of the earliest supporters […]

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I DECLARE WAR ON THE CHICAGO READER, OR: DO YOU WANT THE READER, OR DO YOU WANT THE TRUTH?

…LIVING TRASH FIRE. LIVING TRASH FIRE. Here and here are some examples of the Chicago Reader’s take on Riotfest. Also, here is the very excellent and thoroughly researched feature I wrote for that very publication that they did not want to commit to socially or politically OR PAY FOR. Bikini Kill Are Not the Revolution […]

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SHOTS FIRED: “BIKINI KILL ARE ACTIVISTS, NOT MUSICIANS,” AND THEY’RE NOT EVEN VERY GOOD ACTIVISTS

There is a post I want to write about Bikini Kill. It is a post about how important they were. A post about how they galvanized a movement that has actually changed the world, and is thus very revolutionary. The greatest example I can think of is Girls Rock!, a summer camp in which young […]

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