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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Celebs

On Saturday, Zooey Deschanel married Death Cab for Cutie singer Ben Gibbard in what will be remembered as the indiest of unions ever. The top-secret wedding took place in Seattle and Gibbard’s band mate broke the news on Twitter when he said, “Wedding day! So excited.” Zooey’s already crossed over to music with her band… READ MORE »


Celebs

No one exactly likes it when someone walks in on them using the loo. But over the weekend, Courtney Love allegedly went nutso on a guy who accidentally opened her unlocked bathroom stall to find her on the pot with her skirt at her ankles. According to the intruder, Courtney launched herself at him. “She… READ MORE »


Guys

Recently, a number of good friends of mine told me they’re getting into the friend zone with guys they’re interested in romantically. I had a little bit of advice for them, but then realized this was the perfect opportunity to reunite with some old friends. Thoughts from the guys on our IM, after the jump. READ MORE »


Entertainment

So that he/she can perform Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).” More videos as adorable as this one, here. … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I’ve been on birth control pills off and on since I was 21 years old. I started taking them in college, when I was sleeping with someone off and on. Looking back, I suspect that going on the pill is what made that relationship so irregular, because I have this theory that deciding to go… READ MORE »



Celebs

Miss Lindsay Lohan apparently still fancies herself a star because when she showed up for the G-Star runway show last week with sister Ali and two friends, Lindz supposedly proceeded to move seating cards for other guests like Juliette Lewis and Christian Siriano. It wasn’t until she threw Taylor Momsen’s card on the floor that… READ MORE »



Entertainment

TGIF ladies! Time to unwind from the hectic work week with a bottle glass of wine and some “me” time. And what better way to do that than to disappear into a movie theater? This week your every fantasy can be realized, whether it involves inventing elaborate machines like in “Cloudy With A Chance of… READ MORE »


Guys

Phil was right. Women do a lot of silly thing to impress men, most of which involve some sort of chemical substance that can be spritzed or slathered. But he was also correct that women are not alone in their misguided attempts to impress the opposite sex. Men are just as guilty — if not… READ MORE »



Entertainment

This is an oldie but a goodie. In 2008 this video was released by the BPA — or the Brighton Port Authority — a musical project put together by Fatboy Slim. This track is a collaboration between him, David Byrne and Dizzee Rascal, and the video is an amazing example of putting censor bars… READ MORE »



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