Amelia McDonell-Parry

Born and raised in California, Amelia moved to NYC after graduating from the University of California at Santa Cruz. After toiling away at Interview, Rolling Stone and Maxim magazines, she made the move online and has been basking in the harsh glow of her laptop screen ever since. When she's not spending her days editing and writing (about topics as vast as feminism, Ryan Gosling, "Star Trek," and the latest D-list sex tape), Amelia is buying peonies, hanging with her dog Lucca and dreaming about her next vacation. Email Amelia at amelia[at]

Read more from Amelia McDonell-Parry Severs Ties With James Deen Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Deen has also stepped down from his position on APAC’s board of directors.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2015 - 4:25 pm

2 More Women Accuse James Deen Of Sexual Assault

On Saturday, adult film actress and writer Stoya tweeted allegations that her ex-boyfriend and former costar James Deen had raped her, and since then, two other women have come forward claiming…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2015 - 9:55 am

Why The Frisky Will No Longer Be Publishing James Deen’s Sex Advice Column

In light of Stoya’s allegations of rape, we will be no longer be publishing What Would James Deen Do.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Shooter At Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Kills 3 Before Being Taken Into Custody [UPDATED]

A gunman has locked himself inside a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs in what is being called an active shooter situation. Police have the building surrounded and have already exchanged…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 27, 2015 - 9:15 pm

Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Happpppy Thanksgiving, readers! Here’s what I’m giving thanks for this year…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Laquan McDonald’s Murder Is Not Simply The Fault Of “One Bad Cop”

Yesterday morning, former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke (right) was charged with first degree murder in the 2014 death of a Black 17-year-old boy named Laquan McDonald (left). Later that evening,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2015 - 11:45 am

Alright Fine, Here Is Adele, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Doing “Hello” With School Instruments

I’ve been trying not to ruin Adele’s “Hello” for myself by listening to it too many times in too short a period of time, but I made an exception for this spot…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2015 - 9:30 am

We Need To Talk About Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fancy Butt Wipes

About how much, on average, do you think you spend on toilet paper during a nine month period? I did some calculating and figure that I probably flush about, oh,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Turns Out, New Yorkers Don’t Love Commuting On Subways Decorated With Nazi Insignias

Earlier this week, commuters on the Shuttle train between Times Square and Grand Central in Manhattan were stunned to discover subway cars plastered with symbols from Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Adele Is Just The Most Adorable Liar Ever

Are we reaching Adele overload? Perhaps! I’ve had “Hello” stuck in my head for three days solid, so I’m currently avoiding watching any of her live performances and am skipping…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 11:30 am

5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Assailants During Minneapolis Protest

Last night, gunfire interrupted a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis when three white males, allegedly wearing masks and bullet proof vests, shot five people, all of whom thankfully survived. The protest…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2015 - 10:40 am

ICYMI: Miss Piggy Channels Adele In This Hilarious Promo For “The Muppets”

I really love Adele and am nervous that we are already on the brink of being overly saturated just a few days after her third album was released, so I’m trying…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Rabia Chaudry Is Writing A Book About Adnan Syed To Be Published Next Year

Today, Entertainment Weekly announced that Rabia Chaudry, the woman who brought Adnan Syed’s case to Sarah Koenig’s attention before it became the subject of Serial’s first season, has written a book called Adnan’s Story: Murder,

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Donald Trump Tries To Make A Racist Point With Bullshit Statistics Favored By Neo-Nazis

Can we stop mincing words and dancing around what we know to be true, which is that the melted-rainbow-sherbet-faced dustpan full of hair clippings with a chapped asshole for a mouth is the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Adele’s Isolated Vocals Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Slay, girl, SLAY.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2015 - 9:30 am

Oh Hey, Look At That Shiny New Commenting System, How Pretty!

Hello! Perhaps you have noticed that in the last few minutes, our commenting platform changed! If you haven’t noticed, please take a moment to click on this post and then

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm

CNN Suspends Correspondent For “Editorializing” By Expressing Sympathy Towards Syrian Refugees

But but but what about Don Lemon, who editorializes by saying something dumb as fuck every time he opens his mouth?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Jenny McCarthy On Charlie Sheen’s HIV Admission: “Ick!”

Plus, Caitlyn Jenner is still planning to vote with the GOP and Carly Simon reveals one of her “You’re So Vain” muses.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2015 - 11:30 am

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