Tag: Riot Grrrl

Feminist February 

I’ve been thinking about feminism lately and what it actually means to me. This came up a while back during a discussion in which one of my friends told another what it means to be a feminist. While the fundamentals are usually the same woman to woman, I think it means different things to different people and rightly so. Also, how dare you tell another … Read More Feminist February 

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Day 15: Riot

Some people just want to watch the world burn, said someone once in a Batman movie. I thought it was Joker but it turns out whoever said it (Alfred?) was talking about Joker. I don’t think I want that but sometimes I have to fight a very strong urge not to rough up my own life. Nothing big, not infidelity or stealing a vehicle and driving … Read More Day 15: Riot

Guest Post: Ghosting Amongst Friends

I was recently lucky enough to find Kenzie via her GREAT blog This, On Purpose (or she found me, it doesn’t matter). What matters is that I love what she writes and we share a love of horror films and pop culture in particular. Based on this, and the fact she’s a very cool girl, it was a no-brainer to ask Kenzie to be involved … Read More Guest Post: Ghosting Amongst Friends

Riot Grrrrrls

  “When you meet a woman who is intimidatingly witty, stylish, beautiful and professionally accomplished, befriend her. Surrounding yourself with the best people doesn’t make you look worse by comparison. It makes you better.” ~ Ann Friedman God knows right now, in the wake of Brexit, the American election race, the sharp rise in hate crimes in the UK, Michael Gove‘s fleshy bottom lip … Read More Riot Grrrrrls

The Punk Singer (Film) Review

I was going to gush about Kathleen Hanna in the intro to this review but every time I read it back I sounded like a school girl, and I! Just! Wanted! To! End! Every! Sentence! With! An! Exclamation! Point! You see what I’m working with here? Though I think, pondering it, that is exactly how one of the co-founders of the Riot Grrrl movement should … Read More The Punk Singer (Film) Review

Dealing with Work the Riot Grrrl Way

[Called into boss’ office for a rollicking] Boss: What have you got to say for yourself then, Christa? Me: *Lifts shirt to reveal ‘FUCK THE PATRIACHY’ etched across belly in black eyeliner* Boss: … [In meeting] Boss: Where are we at with that thing, Christa? Me: *Pushes knuckles together to spell out ‘Revolution’* Boss: No, but really Me: *Stares* Boss: Get out [Boss enters … Read More Dealing with Work the Riot Grrrl Way