We tapped some of our favorite feminist-leaning musicians and music writers to dissect Hole’s “Live Through This” front to back on it’s 20th anniversary. Contributors included Flavorwire editors, Pitchfork writers and members of White Lung, Tacocat and the Coathangers. Each writer picked a track and took a grungy walk down memory lane with it. Read the full story on Flavorwire.
In the past few months, debate surrounding the use of racial caricatures as pro sports mascots has reached a fever pitch. Just ask the Washington Redskins, who’ve endured significant backlash for both their refusal to change their name and their half-assed attempts to placate their critics.
But a few miles west, fans of the MLB’s Cleveland Indians are taking a stand. In a motion of solidarity, a small but growing number have been “de-Chiefing” their paraphernalia by removing the offensive “Chief Wahoo” mascot from caps and jerseys that bear its likeness.