Bitch Media is a feminist response to pop culture, home to whip-smart writers, artists, and activists who analyze popular media with an eye on gender, race, class, and sexuality. A new Bitch podcast comes out every Thursday: Popaganda is a 45-minute in-depth exploration of themes ranging from stand-up comedy to sex work and Backtalk is our quick, fun conversation about the week in pop culture.
This is a big year for musicians who grew up with the Riot Grrrl movement. We talk with iconic musicians Kathleen Hanna and JD Samson about their new albums and writer Laina Dawes provides a different perspective with an essay,
Costumes wield a certain power. We talk with tomboy fashion company Wildfang and cosplayer Chaka Cumberbatch about dressing up, then bring in two Portland fashion designers to discuss sexy Halloween costumes.
Are you having a lot of feelings about Breaking Bad, Scandal, Parks & Rec, or New Girl? Join the club. This episode discusses those four shows in-depth, plus highlights other fall TV we're excited about.
Ghosts get a bad rap. Maybe it's undeserved. This show looks at how female ghosts from The Conjuring to Beloved can't escape gender roles, as well as how special corn seeds in North Dakota preserve the spirit of a great-great grandmother.