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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Vice Week: On Lust (Or How James Deen Taught Me To Let Go)

Spoiler alert: No, we didn’t fuck.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2015

Police Accused Of Stripping Car Accident Victim And Taking Naked Photos Of Her Dead Body

Police officers in Cooks County, Illinois, are facing charges that they stripped a car accident victim of her clothing and took naked photos of her dead body for their own enjoyment. Jessica Mejia was a passenger in a car being driven by her drunk boyfriend when he slammed their vehicle into a pole, killing the 20-year-old.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 23, 2015

Paris Hilton’s Beloved Tinkerbell Has Gone To Doggie Heaven

May she live on forever in DVD copies of “The Simple Life.”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2015

Now This Is How You Get Revenge On A Cheating Boyfriend

We have a late addition to yesterday’s list of best revenge plots in history! Twitter user @foolishnessfly2 was none too pleased when she discovered her boyfriend had been running around on her, so she did what any woman in a white hot rage would do, let’s be honest, if they weren’t afraid of the consequences: she…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2015

Ben Affleck Is Sorry He Didn’t Want The World Knowing His Ancestors Owned Slaves

I regret my initial thoughts that the issue of slavery not be included in the story.”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2015

Lindsay Lohan Tries To Compliment Her Fans In Arabic, Calls Them Donkeys Instead

Oh Lindsay. Girl can’t even give her fans a compliment without fucking it up. Yesterday, the actress posted the above image to her Instagram (it has since been deleted) of some words in Arabic with what she believed to be the English translation below. “You’re beautiful,” LiLo thought she was conveying to her legion smattering…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2015

It’s A Quadruple Rainbow, Oh My God!

It’s a quadruple rainbow, all the way! A quadruple rainbow, OH MY GOD!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2015

Kylie Jenner’s Lips Inspire Crazy Gross Social Media Trend (NSFW)

Do you really want to have to explain this to your mom, or boss, or doctor?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2015

The Return Of Jon Hamm’s Bulge Made Me Temporarily Forget His Frat Hazing Past

See, Jon, maybe you do want the public ogling and discussing the ever-chubby bulge in your pants. Much better for your reputation than the allegation that you were involved in a violent hazing incident during your college days, right? You’re welcome. Happy to do my part! [Just Jared]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2015

Charges Dismissed Against Chicago Officer Who Shot Rekia Boyd In The Head

A judge has dismissed the manslaughter charge against the Chicago officer who killed an unarmed Black woman, saying that there is “no evidence of reckless conduct.” Back in 2012, Officer Dante Servin approached 22-year-old Rekia Boyd and her friends in a park and told them to keep the noise down; when one of the me…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

10 Blog Post Ideas I’ve Had While High And Never Followed Through On (Plus, A Poll!)

One of the benefits of smoking weed for me is that being stoned gives me really kind of fantastic blog post ideas. (There are obviously some terrible ideas too, but let’s not discuss those.) Sometimes I actually make those ideas a reality. This “Semi-NSFW Guide For Men On How To Dress And Undress For Maximum

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

What Your Stoned Paranoia Says About You & How To Deal With It So You Can Just Enjoy Being High

It’s true what they say: smoking weed can make you paranoid. Not everyone experiences an anxiety spiral when they smoke, but getting high does produce a heightened feeling of awareness — of yourself, of others, and of how others see you. On the surface, these paranoid feelings can often seem totally irrational — no, the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

Meet Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel’s Baby Silas!

So cute! But I was really hoping that Silas Randall Timberlake would be born with poppa Justin’s trademark ramen noodle hair. [Instagram]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

Shia LaBeouf’s Rat Tail Has Evolved Into A Braided And Permed Mullet

Super cool new performance art piece, Shia, much better than the one with the bag over your head. No, for real. I dig it. [Photo: Getty Images]

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2015

TGIF! Here’s Hoping You Don’t Get Stuck In Your Seatbelt This Weekend

I don’t know what Clint, the gentleman above, did to get himself stuck in his seatbelt — did it lock up or is he wearing it incorrectly? hard to say — but I could watch him struggle and complain about the situation for hours. And what the hell does “hydrophobic” mean?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2015

Must Haves: 20 Spring Jumpsuits & Rompers That Make Getting Dressed Stupidly Easy

The weather forecast for this Saturday calls for sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70s, which means I plan on rolling out of bed, pulling on a onesie and making my way to the park with my dog for a day of lazing around. I am supremely low-maintenance on the weekends, so jumpsuits and romper…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2015

ACK! The Latest “Star Wars Episode VII” Teaser Trailer Has Arrived!

I started tearing up when Chewbacca bellowed. …

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2015

Tulsa Reserve Deputy Who “Accidentally” Killed Unarmed Black Suspect May Have Lacked Training

Today in news that does not shock but nonetheless repulses me: Robert Bates, that “Reserve Deputy” with the Tulsa police department who shot and killed unarmed suspect Eric Harris over the weekend after he “mistakenly” grabbed his gun instead of his Taser, may have lacked the training required to be on the job in the first…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2015

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