Marriage Equality Ad Will Give You Chills, Bring Tears To Your Eyes

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011
Warning: this ad from Get Up, Australian's marriage equality organization, will give you chills and make you tear up. Whether those tears spill over and to what extent is dependent on how hormonal you are today. It was a two tissue viewing for me. Love is love! Marriage equality for all! More »

Beauty Test Drive: The Body Shop’s Spiced Pumpkin Body Wash

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 26, 2011
I am prefacing this review with a note about a hilarious argument (well, I thought it was) Jessica and I just had. Jessica seems to believe that A) body wash is not the same as "soap" and that B) you cannot get clean with products that are considered non-soaps (as this one is). For theMore »

12 Celebs Biting It

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011
Q: What do you do when someone bites it right before your eyes? A: Laugh. Obviously. I fully condone this behavior and I have every right to considering that I am usually the one tripping and falling. I am a proud klutz and I love it when people support my accidents with hearty laughter. It makes the… More »

Quick Tip: Bash Flower Stems So Blooms Last Longer

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011
The show came to an end in 2005, but I just started watching HBO's critically acclaimed "Six Feet Under" for the first time. In addition to being just wonderful entertainment, the show has also been informative on topics like mortuary science and floral design. Floral design? you're probably thinking to yourself. Let me explain! … More »

A Crappy Way To Get Revenge For Cheating

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011
I'm not entirely sure I believe this story, but according to, when tattoo artist Ryan L. Fitzjerald found out his girlfriend was cheating on him, he didn't get mad, he got even. Rossie Brovent hit Fitzjerald with a $100,000 lawsuit, alleging that he inked her back with an enormous steaming pile of poop without her permission. Rather… More »

Alanis Morissette On Her “Fraught Relationship With Food & Fat”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011
"Fatism is an ‘ism’ like any other, but our culture turns a blind eye toward that particular version of separatism. Perhaps it is our fear of our own frailties and humanity that makes us want to turn the other gaunt cheek away from the fat we see. If we move away from it, we don’t… More »