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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Entertainment

Writer Gretchen Rubin had a life even Blair Waldorf would envy: a great career, an adoring financier husband, two precious daughters running around her Upper East Side home, and not one, but two degrees from Yale. But why wasn’t she enjoying it more? In a quest to get more fun out of everyday life, she… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Amazing! Getting your heart broken does not have to be the worst thing in the world. After ending my most recent relationship last week, I’ve found myself bouncing back in rather good shape, due in no small part to the lessons I learned from having my heart broken once before. The breakup with my fiance… READ MORE »


Celebs

“It’s not healthy to be jealous. I look at David and I think, “He’s so handsome and I’m so lucky to have him as a husband.” And he’s an amazing father. I don’t blame people for looking at him and finding him attractive. I mean, I do.”– Victoria Beckham on the many, many women who… READ MORE »



Entertainment

The Grammy Awards were so yesterday. Tonight is all about “The Bachelor.” Who will Bachelor Jake get rid of next, after ninja-dissing Ella, Katherine, and Ashleigh last week? There’s only a few more ladies left! Meet me back here at 8 p.m. (EST). … READ MORE »


News

One of my male friends in high school had a not-so-secret shame and we both made fun of each other for the same thing — having big boobs. The rumor was that he got his moobs from smoking too much weed during puberty, but they weren’t a big deal because he was still adorable. But… READ MORE »


Celebs

Lady Gaga definitely isn’t hiding any dude parts. [via BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


Style

Yes, really. Urban Outfitters is currently selling a Henley T-shirt in two colors: White/Charcoal and Obama/Black. The thing is, not to nitpick the ridiculousness of this, but “Obama/Black” looks more like Charcoal to me. Also, WTF?! [Urban Outfitters via Jezebel] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Last night I was skimming the new issue of Glamour and came across an article called “12 Things Guys Wish You Knew in Bed,” written by a dude named Adrian Colesberry. Surprisingly, I learned something! According to him, “in a blindfold test, most men would prefer a hand job to oral sex.” What? Nuh. Uh. READ MORE »


Entertainment

You know how everyone has been going period-joke crazy since the announcement of the iPad, Apple’s new gadget? Well MadTV, that now-defunct “Saturday Night Live”-esque sketch comedy show, essentially predicted it in a skit a few years ago. Their “iPad” is a menstruation aid that links up to your computer, which frankly sounds more… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Jon Hamm hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend — for no real reason other than his undeniable hotness, seeing as he doesn’t have a movie to promote and “Mad Men” is on hiatus — and the results were delightfully … weird. In the digital short, above, Hamm plays a sexy saxophonist named Sergio who… READ MORE »


Celebs

Who knows, maybe this is her idea of a joke, but something tells me the Westboro Baptist Church isn’t laughing. [via MediaElites] … READ MORE »



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