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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Jackie Fuchs Says Her Alleged Rape Was “Traumatic For Everyone,” While Joan Jett And Cherie Currie Deny Being Present

Last week, the Huffington Post published an exclusive profile of Jackie Fuchs, aka Jackie Fox, bassist for the ’70s girl band, the Runaways, in which she alleges that she was brutally raped by the band’s manager when she was just 16 years old. Her story was shocking and heartbreaking, in part because she claims that Kim Fowley sexually…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 13, 2015

Anal Sex Won’t Ruin Your Relationship, But A Shitty Boyfriend Will

She thought her boyfriend was gonna put a ring on it. He put his dick in her butt instead. That’s when things got crappy.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 13, 2015

“Minions” Tampons Are Just A Dream, But “Minions” Maxi Pads Are A Real-Life Nightmare

Earlier this week, I told you that the high mofos at Kotex Puerto Rico were so hyped up about the movie “Minions” that they dared to imagine a world in which “Minions”-themed tampons existed. Today, I am here to tell you that “Minions”-themed maxi pads actually do exist and you can buy them on Etsy…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 11, 2015

The NY Times Asked A Bunch Of White Female Tennis Players About Serena Williams’ Body

I’m by no means an actual tennis aficionado, but I love any and all displays of women proving how strong and powerful and bad ass they are, and Serena Williams exemplifies all those attributes and then some. Tomorrow, Williams is vying for the title at Wimbleton Wimbledon, and if she pulls it off, she’ll have…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2015

Jackie Fox Of The Runaways Comes Forward About Being Raped By Band Manager Kim Fowley

Huffington Post’s online magazine Highline has got a brutal must-read by Jason Cherkis about Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox, former bass player for ’70s girl band The Runaways, who describes, for the first time, being brutally raped by band manager Kim Fowley. Now in her mid-50s, Fuchs tells her story of being discovered by Fowley, joining the girl band, which made…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 9, 2015

Ooh Dang, Is Jon Hamm Single?

Plus, Tom Selleck will steal all the goddamn California water he wants!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2015

Bill Cosby Was Fired By His Agent, Finally

Oh noes! Bill Cosby has been fired by his agent and talent agency! How sad! Just kidding, no it’s not. About time, if you ask me. Cosby was actually dropped by his representatives at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) earlier this year, but the firm didn’t announce it until now, after a judge unsealed his damning…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2015

Han Solo Is Getting His Own “Star Wars” Prequel

I’m trembling! An official announcement from StarWars.com says that the iconic character of Han Solo will be getting his own film! The stand alone movie will be a prequel that “focuses on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.” Mmm, a whole movie…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

Whoopi Goldberg Is Somehow Still Defending Bill Cosby

Whoopi Goldberg! I should have known that the host of “The View” – and the unofficial defense attorney for every piece of shit dude celeb ever – would find a way to continue defending Bill Cosby, even after his own admission of guilt has been made public. This morning, Whoopi and whoever else can still stand to…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

Bill Cosby’s Rep: Comedian Only Settled Because 2005 Quaaludes Confession Was “Embarrassing” And “Hurtful”

Yesterday, a portion of Bill Cosby’s 2005 deposition was unsealed and provided to the Associated Press, including the comedian’s own admission that he had procured drugs with the intent of giving them to women in order to have sex with them (you know, RAPE). The sexual abuse lawsuit, filed by a former employee of Temple…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

RIP Cindy Mancini: “Can’t Buy Me Love” Actress Amanda Peterson Has Passed Away

Nooooooo! Amanda Peterson, star of one of my favorite ’80s movies of all time, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” was found dead ather home in Greeley, Colorado, yesterday. She was 43 and her cause of death is still unknown. Peterson is survived by second husband David Hartley and two children.

Peterson starred in a handful of TV shows and movie…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

Sorry, But Tom Cruise Is Not Leaving Scientology — And He Probably Never Will

If you’ve spent any time on the internet in the last few days, you’ve likely seen a couple of posts on your favorite blogs or a few of your faves tweeting about a story in Star magazine claiming that Tom Cruise is finally, at long last, leaving the Church of Scientology. Star cites an “insider” who says Cruise…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2015

A Sampling Of The Hot Athlete Physiques In ESPN’s Body Issue

It’s hot out — both because it’s summer, yes, but also because ESPN’s annual Body Image is on stands. The issue highlights the wide variety of body types possessed by the world’s best athletes, their nudity revealing more than just skin. These athletes are all incredibly strong, but that strength manifests itself in their muscle tone, body structure and flexibility in very different ways. And…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2015

Bree Newsome On “Good Morning America”: “We Wanted An End To The Hate”

Bad ass organizer — and real life flag-pole-climbing superhero — Bree Newsome was interviewed on “Good Morning America” this morning, one of the first times, that I know of, that a major morning “news” show has given airtime to interviewed an actual #BlackLivesMatter activist. Newsome, of course, is the Black woman who, with the hel…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2015

Kim Kardashian: “I Guess People Would Call Me A Feminist”

Plus, Ben and Jen will continue to live together post-split, and President Obama has no love for guacamole with peas.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2015

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