Profile for Amelia McDonell-Parry

November 18: What Are We Wearing Today?

It’s Friday and Ami and I are still bringin’ it in the style department. Julie is home sick and Jessica is sick of what she’s wearing. So, because three’s company, we’ve swapped out those two for one ANNIKA! Check out what the three of us are wearing — and have a fabulous weekend!

Yoga Granny Twists Open Record Books

November 18, 2011

“The Ricki Lake Show” Set To Return In 2012

Proud Male Prostitutes
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I'm A Drag Queen!
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Female Sex Addicts!
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And now for the best news I’ve heard all day! Ricki Lake has announced that after a nine year absence from the boob tube — during which she birthed some babies at home without drugs, got divorced, and appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” — her talk show will be returning to television next fall. Go, Ricki! Go, Ricki! Find out what she has planned for her return to TV after the jump… Keep reading »

50 Celeb Marriages Shorter Than Demi & Ashton’s

November 18, 2011

Hero Of The Day: Denise Vega, The Single Mom Whose Home Was Used To Send #OWS Bat-Signal Projections

My Mom Got Arrested
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Occupy Condoms
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Be My Boyfriend: OWS Guy
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Last night, I went with my mom to the Occupy Wall Street protest at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan and then marched to the Brooklyn Bridge with 30,000+ other participants. It was awesome. One of the coolest things about the event was the “bat-signal”-esque OWS messages that were projected against the nearby Verizon building. They said, in sequence:

99% / MIC CHECK! / LOOK AROUND / YOU ARE A PART / OF A GLOBAL UPRISING / WE ARE A CRY / FROM THE HEART / OF THE WORLD / WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE / ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE / HAPPY BIRTHDAY / #OCCUPY MOVEMENT / OCCUPY WALL STREET / [list of cities, states and countries] / OCCUPY EARTH / WE ARE WINNING / IT IS THE BEGINNING OF THE BEGINNING / DO NOT BE AFRAID / LOVE.

But who was responsible for the projections and where, exactly, were they projecting them from? Well, BoingBoing has an interview with the guy behind the projects, Mark Read, and he says that he set up his bat-signal projector in the home of a single mom who lives in city housing directly across from “that big monolithic structure.” Her name is Denise Vega. Keep reading »

Debate This: Will Being Pretty Help You Get A Job?

Earlier this week, Forbes.com’s blogger Susannah Breslin — who used to be one of The Frisky’s own! — wrote a piece called “How to Get a Job If You’re a Twentysomething Woman,” after a reader named Frances asked her for advice on the topic. Susannah’s first bit of advice — and the one that has garnered a whole boatload of varied reactions —  was “be attractive.” Keep reading »

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