Profile for Amelia McDonell-Parry

At What Age Will You Chop Off Your Locks?

Let me rephrase that. Do you have a set age, in your head, of when you expect it’ll be time to chop off your hair? The New York Times had an interesting article in its style section this weekend about how, when a woman reaches middle-age, she is almost expected to cut off her hair so that it can no longer be described as “long.” Keep reading »

Random Single Gal Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in my tiny New York kitchen, so when the mood strikes (I’m aiming for every week) I’m going to introduce you to an easy recipe I’m currently loving. Keep reading »

Katie Makkai’s “Pretty” Spoken Word Performance Is Pretty Awesome


Start your Monday off right with this spoken word performance by Katie Makkai, defining the world “pretty.” Thanks to my mom for sharing it with me! Keep reading »

Chad Ochocinco Twitters Naked Photo

I would like to give the Cincinnati Bengals’ Chad Ochocinco a 10 for twittering a photo of himself nekkid with only a football covering his inches. See the full photo after the jump. Keep reading »

10 Celebrities Who Were Geeks In High School

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“Glee” star Naya Rivera might play a sometimes conniving Cheerios cheerleader on TV, but when she was in high school, she was allegedly a huge nerd. Naya said, “In high school, I was most like Artie and Rachel. I knew what I wanted, like Rachel, although I wasn’t as obnoxious. But like Artie, I was a nerd, always trying to fit in and get my hair to lie flat.” Though we have our suspicions that Naya was probably not as nerdy as she thinks she was, it is mildly comforting that some celebs were legitimately huge geeks, just like us! [People]

I guess it’s only a matter of time before we’re rich and famous too. In the meantime, we can at least read about how nerd-core some of these celebrities were.

Robert Downey Jr. Would Like A Baby Girl

“I think we should probably try to have a girl, because I don’t want another male entity to have to compete; I don’t want [my 17-year-old son] Indio to feel there’s another boy in my life. But I don’t know what we’d have to do [to have a girl]. Do we have to put it in a spoon and hang it upside-down?”

Robert Downey Jr. tells Playboy that he’d like to have another child, preferably a girl, thanks! [People] Keep reading »

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