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Royal Wedding: No Hope Left for Ginger Heirs

Royal Wedding: No Hope Left for Ginger Heirs
Today is a sad day for gingers. Prince Harry and Sparkles likelihood of carrying ginger babies is quite low. I’m still unreasonably angry Prince Harry didn’t choose me instead. I mean c’mon, we’d have been like, the cutest couple ever. Something tells me the Queen was OK with the ceremony being so atraditional because she... Read more »

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Anger Gingers

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Anger Gingers
My heart is rarely crushed by a celebrity. In general, I know they are celebrities — real people, out there in the abyss somewhere, with real people problems and quirks et al, except probably made thousands of times worse by the bastardization that is fame. It always strikes me as incredibly odd when people say... Read more »

1 Year Under Trump: Chicago

1 Year Under Trump: Chicago
I’ll never forget how eerily quiet the trains were on the way into work one year ago, only one week after the city celebrated four sleepless nights in a row after the Cubs won the World Series. The group chain texts filled with anger and sadness, the tears that we couldn’t figure out how to... Read more »
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Invisible Eyelashes & Eyebrow Insecurities

Invisible Eyelashes & Eyebrow Insecurities
I’ve been thinking a lot about makeup recently. I used to be the biggest minimalist there ever was, in the most progressive way: “This is how God made me. Why would I try to change that!?” It somehow was similar to when I was 12, the age my mom finally allowed me to get my... Read more »

Solange Understands Gingers

Solange Understands Gingers
At the urging of the in crowd (channeled to me through glossy magazine interviews), I started listening to Solange, Beyonce’s baby sister. I had resisted in the past because, well, I don’t care all that much for Beyonce. I know somebody’s probably going to try to find out where I live and cut my vagina... Read more »

On Being Different

On Being Different
I am unique. And not in the “I’m a Millennial, look at me!” way. Instead, I am statistically unique: 2 Percent: I have the rarest hair color in the world: red. 1 Percent: Even rarer, I have the rarest hair/eye combination in the world: red/blue. 1 Percent: I have the rarest personality type in the... Read more »
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Christina Aguilera Is Now a Redhead

Christina Aguilera Is Now a Redhead
I would never consider Christina Aguilera a style icon. She’s always too much: too much makeup, too revealing of clothes, hair too blonde for her coloring. And as you know if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, I DESPISE fake redheads. Specifically the ones who love to talk about how feisty they are... Read more »

Redhead Days Festival Carrot Cake Competition

Redhead Days Festival Carrot Cake Competition
This weekend, a dream I never even knew I had came true: I judged a carrot cake contest at Redhead Days in Highwood, IL. I gave myself permission to ignore my doctor’s advice and my (mild) dairy & egg allergies in order to participate, because I couldn’t let a few rashes and my throat closing... Read more »

Who's your redheaded celebrity look alike?

Who's your redheaded celebrity look alike?
Remember Celebrity Doppelgänger Day on Facebook a couple of years ago? Everyone posted pictures of the celebrities they looked the most like as their Facebook profiles, and their e-friends either called them out for being narcissistic or obliviously commented on how great they looked. Me? All I could think to do was post a picture... Read more »
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No Gingers at Grammys

No Gingers at Grammys
Why are there no gingers in music? Florence Welch….who is bottled. Meghan Trainor just dyed her hair red. Who else? We have Isla Fischer, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Jessica Chastain, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman (formerly), Lindsey Lohan (formerly), etc. etc. Why aren’t redheads musically talented? Is this a strange part of our MC1R mutation? Oh... 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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