Ribbon Around A Bomb

Femme Avant-core

RAAB Radio #56: Love Songs

New podcast, and by “new,” I mean, from 2 weeks ago. Nevertheless, here’s our Valentine’s Day show: http://podcasts.radiovalencia.fm/ribbon_around_a_bomb/ribbon_around_a_bomb.2014-02-15.2200.mp3 [Nikki and the Corvettes] Oh, the shitshow of drunkenness and technical difficulties … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls were/are a group of anonymous radical artists and activists dedicated to fighting sexism and discrimination in the art world. Around ’85, they started printing cheap, humorous posters with … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Louise Nevelson

“The greatest thing we have is the awareness of the mind. There we can build mansions. There we have all the things that are not given to us on earth.” … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Rita Wasted

Wednesday, or as we in the corporate world like to refer to it, “Hump Day,” calls for some super-negative, “anti-everything” unspiration from Berlin-based Wasted Rita. I’m particularly fond of the … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

San Francisco: “Mainstream Mania!” on Ribbon Around a Bomb Radio (with ticket giveaways!) this Saturday

Are you sick of tuning in to Radio Valencia on Saturday nights, expecting to enjoy “women who rock,” only to have your senses assaulted by bands you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 8 Comments

Noisegasm: Mia Zapata, 20 Years Later

“I don’t like to be a violent woman, but I know I have it in me.” -The Gits, Here’s to Your Fuck Mia Zapata was the frontwoman of Seattle punk … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lit Bombast: Sexism and Punk via Attica! Attica!

First I fell in love with the punk sounds of Marathon (hi, me circa ’06), then I fell in love with the folk sounds of Attica! Attica!. I think I’ve … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lit Bombast: Making Waves

It’s been a slow week on Ribbon Around a Bomb, but today, my friends, is the best day ever. I’m finally done with my final papers for Winter quarter of … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Hannah Höch

Add her to the list of my favorite women– the brilliant Hannah Höch was the LONE female artist in the Berlin Dada scene. Feminist, dyke, and originator of the photomontage … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lit Bombast: Bad Like Me

Oh, Courtney Love, you’ve always been at once unfairly disparaged and unfairly idolized by the laymen of your country. But why are people so obsessed with you? I honestly can’t … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

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