BitchTapes: Holiday Jams

How about a few holiday tunes for your weekend? I've compiled some of my favorite Christmasy and Hannukah-inspired songs. Let us know if you're listening to anything special during your weekend in the comments section!


1. Hello Saferide - Ipod Xmas

2. Shonen Knife - Space Christmas

3. Loretta Lynn - To Heck With Ole Santa Clause

4. Ben Kweller - Rock of Ages

5. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Ain't No Chimneys in the Projects

6. Best Coast and Wavves - Got Something For You

7. Cumulus - A Simple Wish

8. Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

9. Rufus Wainwright - Spotlight on Christmas

10. Poly Styrene - Black Christmas

11. Amy Winehouse - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause

12. Neko Case - Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis

13. Stevie Wonder - What Christmas Means to Me

14. Beck - The Little Drum Machine Boy

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Hanukkah?

I don't get it... I haven't heard "A Simple Wish" or "Got Something For You," but ASSUMING those are Hanukkah tunes... you've got 3 songs out of 14. May as well just call this BitchTapes what it is: Christmas Jams.

If she'd called it a

If she'd called it a christmax mix, then it wouldn't have made sense to include the hannukah songs, and i'm glad that those are on there (the beck song rocks!). there are way fewer popular hannukah songs than christmas songs, and i'm glad that bitch is giving a shout out to a couple.

Crocodiles And Dum Dum Girls

Crocodiles And Dum Dum Girls – “Merry Christmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die)”

Top five creepiest, sexist christmas songs

I think it's interesting that bitch links to the top five creepiest, sexist christmas songs (http://www.feministfrequency.com/2011/12/top-5-creepiest-sexist-christma...) at feminist frequency in "on our radar" and then, on the same day, posts a bitchtapes edition that includes one of the very songs from that top five…

You're correct!

Bitch Media has a variety of contributors who all hold different opinions on different issues.

I, for one, think it's possible to enjoy Amy Winehouse and hear (and not even necessarily agree with!) what Anita Sarkeesian has to say about the song at the same time.

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Did someone say "Comments Policy"?

I'd have to agree with

I'd have to agree with Kjerstin, I think it's entirely possible to be critical and still engage with the media.