Pop music + feminism = ever complicated, and though I never hated on the Spice Girls during or after their prime, I like the way Rookie Mag thinks about (and comes around on) the grey-area in which women can interact with—and be a part of—pop culture, while keeping at least some feminist ideals intact. It might not be your favorite kind of feminism, but all that GIRL POWER was pretty legit. Read the article here. Zig-a-zig-haaaaa!
From one feminist to another: This Spice Girls CD insert behind my desk, compliments of Anna Minard!