Posts in category "Redism"

Sober Lindsay Lohan

Once upon a time, a leading lady existed who both had red hair and acting talent. Unlike the gingers of today, she was not pigeonholed into stereotypical ginger roles like Isla Fisher (crazy), Jessica Chastain (intense independent who would be the lead in a romcom) or sexpot (Joan from Mad Men). That leading lady is... Read more »

The Redheaded Stepchild

The Redheaded Stepchild
The other day, a fake redheaded daywalker said, “You know, we’re like the redheaded stepchild, and since I’m a redhead y’know, I know what that’s all about.” If she really knew what that’s all about, she would’ve realized that I, the only true redhead in the room, was about to go all ginja on her... Read more »

On Being Ginger in Israel

On Being Ginger in Israel
Yesterday, I called attention to an Israeli redhead photography project. Today, I would like to tell you the things that happened to me as a redhead in Israel: 1. I won the title of “Most Ginger” in my Birthright group. 2. A group of guys who saw me in a swimsuit said to me, “Why... Read more »
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Disney Redheads Multiplying

Disney Redheads Multiplying
If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that a vital issue in gingerism is our depiction in the media. Most movies and TV shows feature a blonde or brunette as the leading female, with the exception of certain films that require fierce character development (ie Jessica Chastain in “Zero Dark Thirty”). Media often portrays... Read more »

Harry Potter Ginger Love

Harry Potter Ginger Love
J.K. Rowling let the world know that she regrets putting Ron and Hermione together in the Harry Potter series and that Hermione and Harry should actually be together. She also admits that in real life, Hermione and Ron would need relationship counseling. To this I have to say: THAT’S REDIST! Can’t we give the kid... Read more »

I Have a Nightmare

I Have a Nightmare
If you are upset that you no longer have racism to protest now that a black president is in office, and if you are looking for a new battle to movement to lead a la Nelson Mandela circa the apartheid era or Martin Luther King via the 1960s, I strongly recommend you read this semi-poem... Read more »
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Redism: Letter to the Editor

Redism: Letter to the Editor
View The Ginger Philes Letter to the Editor of Hobo Pancakes — and its response — here.

Mackelmore is Anti-Ginger

Chelsea Handler interviewed Mackelmore (of catchy “Thrift Shop” fame), and expressed shock at his lack of gingerness. Mackelmore was really happy she called him blonde and said when he was younger, he used to get made fun of for being a ginger. And he says, now it’s all like “Ginger Pride!” and shit. Well I... Read more »

The Redhead Dictionary

The Redhead Dictionary
It’s come to my attention that several people have no idea wtf I’m talking about when I call people daywalkers. So here are a few key words in the ginger lexicon important to the redhead diaspora: ginger: redhead. Does not have soul daywalker: redhead who doesn’t have any freckles and can tan ginger phile: men... Read more »
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Red is the New Black

Red is the New Black
Contrary to popular belief, the largest concentration of redheads does not exist in Ireland, but actually in Scotland. I know they’re pretty much the same place but tell that to one of them and they will go all fiesty ginger on you, even the non-ginger ones. Since ginger is the new n-word, a bunch of... Read more »
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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