Growing up outside of Milwaukee, in a town with mostly descendants of German immigrants and then later attending school with mostly Scandinavian descendants, I stood out with my red hair but not overly so. I shared my paleness and blue eyes with at least half of the population. My best friends always had blonde hair,... Read more »
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 »
His green eyes will burn your soul.
Or so my futuristic self thinks. Yesterday, as I was humbly trying to get through the gates at the Roosevelt station, I felt someone talking to me from behind. I turned and looked at him and realized three things: 1. He said, “Beautiful hair,” to me. 2. He was wearing a lime green vest that... Read more »
On Sunday, I was miffed about not being offered free green beer on St. Patrick’s Day. If people tell me I look like a leprechaun, shouldn’t they give me a drink on the one day a year it’s OK to be told that, dammit? While trolling for the semi-regular Craiglist Creepers series, I found my... Read more »
Yesterday, I listed Shit Gingers Say (sorry, no star). Today, I’m listing #ShitGingerPhilesSay (Broken down: Shit-Ginger-Philes-Say) aka the creeps who are in love with gingers: If you’re not Irish, then are you Scottish? If you’re not Irish or Scottish, then what ARE you? Your hair is SO pretty. Do the carpets match the curtains?... Read more »
Craiglist creepers serve to remind us we’re alive and as lonely and destitute as we are, we’re still holding it together than many others out there. Here’s a sampling of the creepiest of the ginger phile creeps crawling Craiglist lately: 1. I’m kind, attractive and sane and I want to date a pretty REDHEAD (I’m serious):... Read more »
Um, ew? Further proof redophiles are always creepers: via Craigslist: “sexy redhead on 294 – m4w – 41 (Ohare area) Yesterday I spotted you, the super sexy redhead with perfect ivory skin in a black car on I-294. I tried to get you to pull over with no luck. I’d love to see the eyes... Read more »
OK seriously, what is up with this website? It’s the first thing that came up when I Googled “redophile”, and the first five people that pop up are creepy old men.
Are these Craiglist Creepers or simple Redophiles? Is there a difference? The following Craigslist ad requests a “redhead perhaps wanting a serious relationship or fling” due to a “soft spot for Caucasian redheads” and requests that you “respond ‘redhead awaits’ in subject headline if interested.” Thoughts? In need of a redhead – 22 (chicago)... Read more »