Category: Ginger Spotting

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 »

Ginger Blindness

Ginger Blindness
As a redhead, I get a lot of people telling me they think they know me from somewhere. I also get a lot of people telling me I remind them of famous redheads, anyone from Marcia Cross to Carrottop. People I look nothing alike. I know this, because according to a Buzzfeed quiz, the celebrity... Read more »

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 »
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How to Pass the Time While You're Waiting for the Train: Ginger Spotting

How to Pass the Time While You're Waiting for the Train: Ginger Spotting
Y’all know what mullet hunting is, and y’all know how much waiting for the train sucks. It’s not like sitting down on the train, because it’s slightly more awkward to read a book on the platform, since you your hands aren’t free to punch the homeless person who tries to steal your iPhone. Yes, these... 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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