Posts tagged "riot grrrl"

Today Is Riot Grrrl Day (In Boston … And In Our Hearts)!

Rebel grrrls you are the queen of my world!

Robyn Pennacchia / April 9, 2015

No, But Seriously, Kathleen Hanna Is Just What Miley Cyrus Needs

I’m a fan of Miley Cyrus’ most recent hip-hop influenced album. I think it’s fun and silly and clever and while Miley’s attempts at rapping are fairly laughable, her singing voice is still on point. Besides, I admire the don’t give a fuck boldness of chucking your entire brand in the trash and trying something…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2014

“Mad Men”‘s Kiernan Shipka Is A Riot Grrrl

Well, this photo sure does fill me with joy. Kiernan Shipka — best known as Sally Draper on “Mad Men” — may only be 13 years old, and thus not alive when riot grrrl was in its hey day, but its influence lives on. I wonder what she’s listening to on her iPod. Bikini Kill?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2013

Riot Grrl = Better Halloween Costume Than A Spice Girl

I want to hate this costume because it doesn’t represent the ’90’s riot grrl scene at all (think: underground feminist punk like Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, Bratmobile). But I’d much rather have my little niece go as a botched riot grrl for Halloween than Noah Cyrussexy witch with dominatrix boots get-up! [HalloweenCostumes4U]…

Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2009