Remember When Emma Stone Sang "Bitch" on a Patridge Family Reality Show?

The 20 stars nominated for Academy Awards this year represent some of the most talented (or, anyway, famous) actors on screen today. At one point, however, they were slack-jawed, blank-eyed, no-name novices. They'd probably like to forget their often humiliating early work, but thanks to the magic of technology,… » 2/19/15 12:15pm 2/19/15 12:15pm

Inside the Mind of the Man Who Wrote Bitch, Are You Retarded?

Reason dictates that a book claiming to want to "help women" probably shouldn't attack them in the title. And yet a self-help book titled Bitch, Are You Retarded? exists. When we first came across it, we were merely annoyed; women of the world were in extreme danger of rolling their eyes more than Alex McCord at a… » 2/09/13 11:00am 2/09/13 11:00am

Rapper Lupe Fiasco Weighs In on the B-Word: 'Bitch Bad, Woman Good,…

Lupe Fiasco's new track (and video), "Bitch Bad," attempts to examine the complications of the word "bitch," specifically in hip-hop. The lyrics tell the tale of two kids — one a little boy and one a little girl — who interpret and internalize the word in different ways. » 8/23/12 12:20pm 8/23/12 12:20pm

Anderson Cooper Gets Tough and Calls a Guy a Bitch for Trying to Take…

Anderson Cooper usually seems like a big ol' pile of giggling niceness, but apparently early morning flights bring out a sharper side of him. He was on Kathy Griffin's Bravo show and told the story of little run-in he had on his 6 a.m. flight to L.A. for the taping. He was just sitting there—and oddly enough Johnny… » 6/24/12 8:00pm 6/24/12 8:00pm

Network Makes Feeble Attempt to Remove 'Bitch' From Show Titles

ABC has a problem on its hands. Two new shows premiering next season feature a certain unsavory word in the title: Good Christian Bitches and Don't Trust The Bitch In Apartment 23. It seemed inevitable that the titles would be changed before hitting the air, and this week at the Television Critics Association press… » 1/12/12 11:20am 1/12/12 11:20am

Justice Says Calling His Colleague A "Total Bitch" Was "Warranted"

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is drawing fire for calling Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson (pictured, with Gov. Scott Walker) a "total bitch." His defense: she is one. » 3/21/11 4:45pm 3/21/11 4:45pm

What To Buy A Grinch

Some people do not care for winter wonderlands, silver bells or "merry" anything. Some people are bitchy and bitter, perpetually pissed-off or generally annoyed. What we have here are gifts for Grinches, Scrooges, the enraged and the ill-tempered. » 12/24/10 10:14am 12/24/10 10:14am

It's Bitch Vs. Bitch When Real Housewives Visit The Fashion Show

In a Bravo marketing genius mashup, the ladies of The Real Housewives Of Orange County and The Real Housewives Of New Jersey were on the Isaac Mizrahi/Iman hosted Fashion Show last night. Let the bitchery begin! » 12/15/10 12:30pm 12/15/10 12:30pm

Great Moments In Cursing On Live Television

With the news that the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously decidedthat the FCC's indecency policy—for fleeting expletives—is vague and unconstitutional, we've compiled a celebratory reel featuring our favorite uncensored moments of women cursing on live TV. » 7/14/10 3:37pm 7/14/10 3:37pm

Has The Word "Bitch" Lost Its Bite?

Yesterday, reports started circulating that New York Senator Chuck Schumer called a flight attendant a 'bitch' - now, Republicans are trying to make an issue out of it. One question: does anyone even care about the word "bitch" anymore? » 12/17/09 12:40pm 12/17/09 12:40pm

Whoopi Goldberg: "Carrie Prejean Was A Little Bitchy"

Today, while discussing Carrie Prejean's LKL appearance, Elisabeth Hasselbeck defended Prejean's defensiveness by demanding that the other View panelists "be fair" to her. Whoopi—referring Prejean's View appearance Tuesday—said she personally found her to be "a little bitchy." » 11/12/09 3:40pm 11/12/09 3:40pm

Kristin Cavallari Responds To MTV Branding Her "The Bitch"

Last night, MTV aired a 30-minute preview of the new season of The Hills called The Bitch Is Back, during which cast members were interviewed, including new addition Krisin Cavallari, who spoke about being marketed, literally, as "the bitch." » 9/23/09 3:20pm 9/23/09 3:20pm

Man Accused In Murder Of Neda Soltan • Dude With Woman's Cornea Now…

• Pro-government militiaman Abbas Kargar Javid has been accused of murdering Neda Soltan, the young woman from Iran who became an international symbol after her death was shown on YouTube. The regime has yet to take action against Javid. • » 8/20/09 5:30pm 8/20/09 5:30pm

Tucker Carlson Gets Teste About Gendered History

Last night, Stephen Colbert took on textbooks after being tipped off by Tucker "The Tool" Carlson that the educational materials are being revised to be more gender-neutral. Carlson, you see, feels marginalized, but Colbert has some suggestions! » 7/31/09 12:30pm 7/31/09 12:30pm

June Cosmopolitan Says Quit Your Bitching

With teen bad girl du jour Blair Waldorf on the cover, Cosmo editors set out to add a dose of high school bitchiness to the June issue. Too bad they forgot their mission after writing the cover lies. » 5/29/09 3:00pm 5/29/09 3:00pm

The Struggles Of Bitch Magazine Are Neither Surprising Nor New

Bitch » 9/16/08 5:00pm 9/16/08 5:00pm magazine, the "feminist response to pop culture," is, like most of us during this recession, . 's Debbie Rasmussen and Andi Zeisler posted a yesterday, asking for donations to the tune of $40,000 - the cost of printing one issue. The quarterly magazine is a non-profit organization, which means that, while the…

Rapper 50 Cent says there's a double standard when it comes to using the word "bitch." He points out that no one censored Britney Spears on her single "Gimme More." "I guess they have their rules that apply individually to each artist separately: 'Oh no, he can't say that, 'cause he feels like that about that person,'… » 11/16/07 11:30am 11/16/07 11:30am