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

Every single time I see the trailer for “Dear John,” a new tearjerker based on the book by Nicholas Sparks, two things happen. My chest starts to ache and my brain wallows, “I wish this movie was starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams!” Actually, the film stars Amanda Seyfried, whose coolness you probably recognize… READ MORE »


Entertainment

On last night’s SHOCKING episode of “The Bachelor,” something interesting happened. When it was revealed that Rozlyn had an “inappropriate” relationship with an ABC staff member, her defense was: “I don’t think my personal life is anyone’s business.” At first, I snorted. But then I realized she had a point. Even Chris Harrison, the… READ MORE »


Celebs

Miley Cyrus looks like she was attacked by a bear or a cougar or a group of rabid fans. Seriously, WTF? And how much you wanna bet this garment cost an entire paycheck? [Los Angeles, 1/11/10] … READ MORE »


News

President Obama has authorized the use of brand-new body scanners at airports, as part of heightened security efforts to fight terrorism. The problem is, these new scanners provide incredibly detailed, high-definition images, where everything from the gun hiding in your anus to the details of your vag are visible. The image above is one such… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Another two-thousand-hour episode of “The Bachelor” airs tonight at 8 p.m. EST and I will be here torturing myself liveblogging it. Join me! … READ MORE »


Entertainment

My favorite hobbit, Elijah Wood, just hosted his first eating contest, called Lord of the Wings. The competition took place at Epstein’s Bar in New York and the winner, “Big Dan” Graff, awesomely said, “It was a fun night. I ate 14 wings in three minutes. Elijah was a good sport and a really sweet… READ MORE »



Celebs

On Jan. 23, Pamela Anderson will be making a very special appearance to sign bottles of her new fragrances, Malibu Blue and Malibu Pink. Guess where? No, not a mall. At two Philadelphia Rite-Aid stores! “I am a drugstore whore, I worship drugstores,” said Pamela, explaining the move. “You have to pull me out of… READ MORE »



Celebs

“If you look at Precious and all you see is someone who is overweight and dark-skinned, you’re missing the point. Just like if you look at me and all you see is someone who is overweight and dark-skinned. You’ve missed the point. You’ve missed me.”– Gabourey Sidibe at The New York Times Arts & LeisureREAD MORE »


Celebs

“No, I think looking back, I’m actually more pleased that I did it, because I got it out of my system. And I think it was very brave, in the face of a lot of closed minds. I try to motivate women and make them feel empowered by their sexuality — anything that a man… READ MORE »


Style

You heard it here first. Chicks are nasty. Guys do not have the monopoly on gross. To prove it, I have 10 real examples of odd, secret grooming habits women really enjoy. … READ MORE »



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