Category: Redism

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 »

Why You Shouldn't Mess With Redheads

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Buzzfeed created this insanely awesome video that had me going, “Why didn’t I think of doing that?” Here are a few of my favorite quotes from the video: “Do you have the rarest hair color in the world. Probably not!” “I guess we just don’t go down as easily as the rest of the world.”... Read more »

Gingers Finally Rally to Protest Redism

Gingers Finally Rally to Protest Redism
Redheads plan to demonstrate against gingerism in the most appropriate location, Scotland, next month on August 10. Numbers are expected to be in the hundreds. Apparently it’s a PR ploy by Canadian ginger comedian Shawn Hitchins. Yet, Scots aren’t treating the Ginger Pride Walk like a joke. I just wonder if there’ll be as many... Read more »
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The Ginger Jew

I am here to tell you about a specific breed of ginger much worse than the daywalker: the elusive and yet so popular Ginger Jew. Ginger Jews are Jews who have ginger hair, and I’m pretty sure Cartman would have a field day if he ever met one. Ginger Jews are strange because most do... Read more »

Have you ever landed in the hospital because of your hair color?

Have you ever landed in the hospital because of your hair color?
This guy did. And he started a forum about it. Apparently Malaysians are mean to redheads. And apparently there are redheads in Malaysia.

Big, Important Chart: Assessing Power Redheads

Big, Important Chart: Assessing Power Redheads
Even though 2012 was dubbed, “Year of the Redhead” (I wish a Zodiac calendar for that existed), 2013 is seeing some traction for our race…er, kind. (Is kind any better?) My friend J. posted the imagefrom the New York Times Magazine (I think) to my Facebook. And oh is it just full of potential for... Read more »
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Why "The Hunger Games" Discriminates against Redheads

Why "The Hunger Games" Discriminates against Redheads
Avoxes. Suzanne Collins says they are mute and redheaded. According to stereotypes, this may seem like an oxymoron. However, once you get past this point and realize some redheads are portrayed as shy or mute (see Charlie Brown’s Little Redheaded Girl in the Corner, who is never shown or heard), note that the Avoxes are... Read more »