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]thefrisky.com

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News

Given the amount of attention the Black Lives Matter movement has brought to the issue of police brutality in communities of color, it’s somewhat surprising that the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw hasn’t garnered more mainstream media attention. Holtzclaw is a former police officer accused of raping 13 Black women in their 40s-50s in and around… READ MORE »


News

Remember that amazing woman who was sitting in the crowd behind the podium during a Donald Trump campaign speech earlier this week? The woman who must havebeen terribly unmoved by Trump’s bloviating because she had her face in a book — specifically Claudia Rankine’s Citizen – the entire time, even after a older white couple chastised her? Here, let… READ MORE »


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Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State assistant football coach who was convicted of molesting 10 boys, has had his pension restored three years after it was taken away. Back in 2012, State Employees’ Retirement Board wrongly concluded that Sandusky, who is serving a 30-60 year sentence, was an employee at Penn State during the time period when… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

A few months ago, I received a press email about a new sex toy for dudes called Fifi. Similar in concept to the Fleshlight, the Fifi had a decidedly more utilitarian, less vaginal design, and looked like something a guy who shops at REI would clip to his backpack before heading out for a hike,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Writer Rachel Kramer Bussel (a contributor to The Frisky) has a unique arrangement with her live-in boyfriend Drew – after kissing each other goodnight at the end of the day, the couple of three years retires to separate bedrooms in their New Jersey apartment. According to an article about their set-up in the New York Postthey’ve slept… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Dating is the pits. Most of us will go on a lot of first dates, with only a percentage getting a second or a third, let alone the paltry few with whom we click well enough for months or years of keeping company. We accept that there will be a certain amount of time/money/effort “lost” READ MORE »


Celebs

Same, girl, same. READ MORE »


Entertainment

“It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault.” READ MORE »


Celebs

He’s telling the truth this time. He swears. READ MORE »


News

Yesterday, bloviating wad of shower drain hair and current GOP presidential contender Donald Trump had a campaign appearance in Springfield, Illinois. Plenty of his supporters were on hand, but one woman in particular stuck out. Watch above, in a Vine captured by Vic Berger, as this heroic no fucks to give woman downright refuses to… READ MORE »


News

Last night and into the early hours of this morning, University of Missouri students were using social media to alert others to be safe and even stay away from campus because of threats made in the wake of Concerned Student 1950’s protest. The activist group — joined by the football team, who threatened to go on strike — have been… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Did you guys watch this most recent season of “The Real Housewives of Orange County”? Because if you didn’t, you missed out and you should DVR that shit immediately, because it was the best season with Vicki Gunvalson’s newest face. See, the bulk of the season centered around Vicky and her boyfriend Brooks Ayers, who the rest… READ MORE »



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