1. Do you have red hair? a. Yes b. No c. It’s “strawberry blonde” or “auburn”, not red. d. No but 15 of my ex-girlfriends/boyfriends did. 2. How much sunscreen do you wear to go for a 5-minute car ride? a. I wear SPF 50 bajillion, even though everyone knows after SPF 15, it doesn’t... Read more »
Redhead Days Chicago, the first incarnation, took place this weekend. Redhead Days Chicago is a misnomer, because the event actually takes place in Highwood, IL. Despite it being a suburb, those of us who deal with the commute know that in the same amount of time we could get to Highwood, we could also fly... Read more »
I’m a little late, but EVERYONE NEEDS to watch this. This lady is my new hero. Enter your email address below to subscribe to The Ginger Philes, if you dare:
My coworkers were discussing an Irishman whose name was James but went by Ginger and got mad if you called him anything else. What is wrong with this picture? And why did everyone turn to stare at me?
The other day, I was minding my own ginger-y business and walking down the street sans hat. I tell you that because after this incident, I’ve decided I should now always make sure to wear a hat to disguise my gingerness as much as possible. And that’s because, as I was crossing State Street, a... Read more »
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 »
Instead of wearing a shirt that says “Kiss Me, I’m Irish!” I’m going to cross out the “Irish” and write “Ginger” this Saturday. What kind of reaction do you think I’ll receive?
Ok, ok I know EVERYONE hates AT&T. But me. I’ve never had much of a problem with their service; in fact, I’m usually the only one who can get service when everyone else can’t. Plus, my work phone runs on Verizon, and I can’t even get reception AT work. What’s the point of having a... Read more »
Happy Friday Ginger-Philes! Between a ginger spawn of a mom in blackface with blonde hair and even more celebrities dying their hair red as a publicity stunt (yawn), this has been a week chockful of news almost as disgusting as daywalkers: 1. Some Mexican redhead is in a boxing fight. I would know more about... Read more »
Maybe it’s spring springing but there are several more redhead postings on Craiglist than usual. Here are a few of the creepiest: 1. Smile from the train: This Missed Connection refers to a “small, captivating redhead” which is completely un-descriptive since we’re all captivating, duh. (Except for the daywalkers, obvi.) He describes himself as... Read more »