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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Oh Hey, Look At That Shiny New Commenting System, How Pretty!

Hello! Perhaps you have noticed that in the last few minutes, our commenting platform changed! If you haven’t noticed, please take a moment to click on this post and then

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CNN Suspends Correspondent For “Editorializing” By Expressing Sympathy Towards Syrian Refugees

But but but what about Don Lemon, who editorializes by saying something dumb as fuck every time he opens his mouth?

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Jenny McCarthy On Charlie Sheen’s HIV Admission: “Ick!”

Plus, Caitlyn Jenner is still planning to vote with the GOP and Carly Simon reveals one of her “You’re So Vain” muses.

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The Hollywood Reporter Justifies All-White Actress Roundtable With 1200-Word Shrug

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are…

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Winter Is Coming: 40 Coats For Under $200 To Keep You Warm And Looking Cute

We have reached the point in the fall season where it’s starting to get genuinely cold, but it’s still not quite so frigid that my heat has gone on yet. And when…

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Eagles Of Death Metal Release First Statement Since Paris Attacks

Although bonded in grief with the victims, the fans, the families, the citizens of Paris, and all those affected by terrorism, we are proud to stand together, with our new

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Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Texting Each Other!

Plus, more info on Charlie Sheen’s HIV diagnosis and how his exes have reacted to the news.

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Attention, Attention! Watch Adele Perform Her New Song Live!

Adele’s new album, 25, is just three days away from release, and she’s decided to bring the simmering anticipation to a full-on boil by releasing this video of a live performance at…

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Charlie Sheen Confirms He Has HIV, Says He’s Paid $10 Million To Keep Diagnosis A Secret

This morning, Charlie Sheen appeared on “The Today Show” and, as expected, disclosed that he is HIV positive. The announcement comes after weeks of rumors making headlines in various newspapers…

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Breaking News: At Least 140 Dead In Multiple Paris Attacks, Hostage Situation Over

This post is being updated as more information becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Paris and the people of France.

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Why You Should Be Following The Daniel Holtzclaw Trial

Given the amount of attention the Black Lives Matter movement has brought to the issue of police brutality in communities of color, it’s somewhat surprising that the trial of Daniel…

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Meet Johari Osayi Idusuyi, The Hero Known For Reading Poetry At A Trump Rally

Remember that amazing woman who was sitting in the crowd behind the podium during a Donald Trump campaign speech earlier this week? The woman who must havebeen terribly unmoved by Trump’s…

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Jerry Sandusky, Convicted Child Rapist, Gets His Penn State Pension Back

Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State assistant football coach who was convicted of molesting 10 boys, has had his pension restored three years after it was taken away. Back in 2012, State…

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Fifi Hocks Their Sex Toy For Dudes With Rude, Fat-Shaming Ad

A few months ago, I received a press email about a new sex toy for dudes called Fifi. Similar in concept to the Fleshlight, the Fifi had a decidedly more…

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What Is Your Ideal Relationship Cohabitation Scenario?

Writer Rachel Kramer Bussel (a contributor to The Frisky) has a unique arrangement with her live-in boyfriend Drew – after kissing each other goodnight at the end of the day, the…

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Cheap Dude Demands Refund For Coffee After Woman Declines Second Date

Dating is the pits. Most of us will go on a lot of first dates, with only a percentage getting a second or a third, let alone the paltry few…

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Writer Expertly Trolls Men’s Rights Activists On Twitter By Responding Only In “Good Will Hunting” Quotes

“It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault.”

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