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Dump Truck Redophile

Dump Truck Redophile
Dear one-toothed dump truck passenger, It is in no way, shape or form appropriate for you to yell out “Hey Red!” while I am minding my own business, walking down the street on the sidewalk. Judging by the tears streaming down my near-translucent cheeks, I am quite clearly having a bad day already, and while... Read more »

Don't tell a soul

Really, really smart people dislike gingers

TIME published Why Surgeons Dread Redheads Friday. A few key highlights: Redheads are more sensitive to opiate painkillers but less sensitive to other types of pain relievers. Overall, they feel more pain than blondes and brunettes. Eighty percent of people around the world carry the recessive red-haired gene, although only 1-2 percent actually have red... 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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