Megan Reynolds

Megan Reynolds is an associate editor at The Frisky. She is an ardent Kardashian apologist and writes mostly about beauty, entertainment and the vagaries of the Internet.

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Girl Talk: Thoughts On Deferred Admission

It is simple, what happened. I was an eager-eyed and relatively coy 18-year-old who was convinced that I was going to attend any four year university for acting, because I was a Capital A Actress. I applied to many schools for acting, I performed earnest monologues in front of expressionless adults behind a folding table.

By: Megan Reynolds / August 9, 2013

Like This, Love That: Your Music & Book Picks For The Week!

Welcome to a new semi-regular feature on The Frisky in which we comb through all the new releases in books and music, and present you with our top picks. We’re calling it “Like This, Love That” — think of it as a human “Amazon Recommends,” or that friend of yours who’s always on top of the newest

By: Megan Reynolds / August 6, 2013

This Is What “Straight Primpin'” Looks Like

Have you ever wondered what it looks like when you mix an Internet dog-turned-Tumblr-intern, artisanal cheese, flat-ironed hair, and your best girlfriends getting ready for a night on the town? I’m guessing it’s not even as awesome as this video right here, directed by Jon Jon Agustavo, the dude behind the Macklemore’s absurdly awesome “Thrift…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 30, 2013

Watch Lil Mama Blow Us Away As Left-Eye At The TLC Reunion Show

What do you do after starring as Left-Eye in a biopic of beloved ’90s girl group TLC? If you’re Lil Mama, fresh off filming “CrazySexyCool,” you can show up at the VH1 Mixtape Festival where TLC’s Chili and T-Boz are performing and throw down during “No Scrubs.” Lil Mama comes on around the 2:40 mark, and…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 30, 2013

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Get Your “Jig” On, Nosh On Pasta Salad & Discover New Writers

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,

By: Megan Reynolds / July 27, 2013

Here’s The Amazing Trailer For VH1’s TLC Biopic, “CrazySexyCool”

The trailer for VH1’s forthcoming TLC biopic, “CrazySexyCool,” has hit the internet, and it looks pretty damn good. Starring Drew Sidora as T-Boz, Keke Palmer as Chili, and none other than my favorite teen rapper from the mid-2000s, Lil Mama, as Left-Eye , the movie will air in full in October, and features music video reenactments of…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 27, 2013

Here’s My Dream Setlist For Beyonce’s “Mrs. Carter World” Tour

See that video up there? Click that little arrow. Watch Beyonce Giselle Knowles, master of the graceful recovery and mother of America’s baby Blue Ivy, as she slays my favorite new song, “Grown Woman.” I have spent a fair amount of time watching this performance, imagining the stages leading up to my inevitable rapture if I…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 25, 2013

6 Reasons You Should Drop Everything And Watch “Orange Is The New Black”

I’ve been willfully chained to my television for the past week, tearing through episodes of Jenji Kohan’s latest, “Orange Is The New Black” — and I highly recommend you do the same. For the uninitiated, this is the story of Piper Chapman, a bougie, well-meaning white lady who is plopped into a minimum security priso…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 25, 2013

7 Absurdly Awesome Life Lessons From “Clueless”

I’m not sure where the time went, but somehow, this week marks the 18th anniversary of the release of “Clueless.” What a world! Things grow up so fast. “Clueless” is old enough to vote, to buy cigarettes and fireworks in some states — you know, the best things about adulthood! After re-watching the movie for the…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 19, 2013

Poll: What’s On Your To-Do List?

We shared the contents of our dirty little minds on Tuesday, inspired by the hilarious new movie “The To Do List,” starring the fantastic Aubrey Plaza, so now it’s time for you to let us know what’s on your list. Is it a new place, a new position, or just finally following through with that perso…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 18, 2013

Girl Talk: Assorted Thoughts On Sisterly Love

Here are my first memories of my sisters.

My newborn sister Jenny is brought home from the hospital, three days after my birthday. I am excited, suspicious, eager, and in my curiosity, poke her in the eye, provoking a banshee shriek that does not stop. This sets the tone for all of our…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 18, 2013

Like This, Love That: Your Book & Music Recommendations For The Week!

Welcome to a new semi-regular feature on The Frisky in which we comb through all the new releases in books and music, and present you with our top picks. We’re calling it “Like This, Love That” — think of it as a human “Amazon Recommends,” or that friend of yours who’s always on top of the newest

By: Megan Reynolds / July 16, 2013

15 People, Places & Positions On The Frisky’s To-Do List

The things on my personal life bucket list — skydiving, a hot air balloon ride at sunrise, swimming with and/or near a manatee, a glimpse of Beyonce casually pushing Blue Ivy on a swing set in Brooklyn — are all perfectly reasonable, potentially feasible and not entirely out of the realm of possibility. I love…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 16, 2013

Adorable, Fluffy Angel Rescued From Ledge Of Building

Today in Precious Creature news, please join me in watching this riveting video of a terrified Chow-Chow trapped on a window ledge in Brooklyn. I’m not sure what this little dude was doing. Perhaps he was hungry? Maybe he wanted an Italian Ice. Most likely, he was hot under all that fur, smelled some barbecue…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 15, 2013

Listen To Justin Timberlake’s Curiously Named New Single “Take Back The Night”

Noted women’s rights activist and ex-Curly Girl Justin Timberlake has released the full single off the forthcoming second half of the 20/20 Experience. Having teased us on Wednesday with a brief 30 second snippet of his poorly titled single “Take Back The Night,” Timberlake unleashed the full version of the new single, which meanders along…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 15, 2013

Frisky Q&A: “Community”‘s Gillian Jacobs Loves “Dominick The Donkey” And That, My Friends, Is Absurdly Awesome

Gillian Jacobs is a truly awesome human being. When she’s not therapizing her cohorts as Britta on “Community” or killin’ it on the local comedy scene in Los Angeles, she’s taking time to answer a few of our random questions about everything from celebrity crushes to personal theme songs and more. I’ve always thought Gillia…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 11, 2013

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Ebony Oshunrinde, 16-Year-Old Hip-Hop Producer

Here are some typical 16-year-old activities: Riding in cars with boys. Sneaking sips from your parents’ liquor cabinet behind the garage. Cutting class. Buying prom dresses. Dutifully making SAT vocab flash cards in your room with the door closed. Standard stuff, really. Here’s something not so typical for a 16-year-old: producing a song on Jay-Z’…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 9, 2013

6 Dating Tips From My New Love Guru, Adam Levine (In GIFs!)

Adam Levine is my secret celebrity crush. He’s got this weird, tattooed, skeezy charm about him that somehow really works. Perhaps it’s because “This Love” is the one song I always find myself singing along to in Duane Reade, or because his delivery on the chorus of “Moves Like Jagger” sounds like “loose vagina,” or…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 8, 2013

Hot Blog Alert: The Toast Is Live And It Is Awesome

Every so often, a hot little blog shows up on the scene like the new kid on the block, tentative, shy, poking its head out of the basement it’s been writing in, group-texting the world “HEY GUYS, I’M HERE! LET’S HANG.” The Toast is the latest to fit the bill, and I can already tell that…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 7, 2013

Your Holiday Weekend Internet K-Hole Should Include “Model Files”

If you’re looking for a good way to kill some time this weekend between BBQs and beach trips, try this web series “Model Files,” which features real-life casting agent Preston Chaunsumlit lightly skewering the modelling industry and casting process. This is a standout from Season 1, featuring a bevy of adorable, edgy babies. I’ve watched it…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 7, 2013

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