“This flyer, a pre–Riot Grrrl ‘manifesto’ that was later repurposed for the minizine Riot Grrrl, is the first image in the book. Kathleen told me she made it in 1989, when she was volunteering at Safeplace, Olympia’s long-lived domestic-violence shelter and advocacy organization. Designed so that it could be folded up into a small rectangle with the word trust on top, this flyer was both a secret invitation and a public announcement, much like Riot Grrrl itself.”
Archivist Lisa Darms reflects on her favorites from the Riot Grrrl Collection.
Have I mentioned recently how much I love Kathleen Hanna? Because it’s true.
I just learned that this burger exists at a place called Hamburger Mary’s in Chicago, and I just happened upon this information the day before I leave for Chicago. Coincidence? Or destiny?
A little part of me dies every time my Metro train gets to the Judiciary Square station and the conductor pronounces it “Joo-dish-oo-ary Square.”
My chicken was only General Tso-Tso.
Don’t fret too much (yet), Red Wings fans. I’ve still got a superstitious ace in the hole…