Amy Roberts is a freelance writer, poet and musician based in Liverpool, UK and is the co-founder and co-editor of the feminist pop culture blog Clarissa Explains Fuck All. She currently plays bass for the punk band Aüralskit and is a champion of gin-inspired dance moves.

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Will Smith's Response To That Uncle Phil Meme Is Perfect

If you're still completely enamored by the viral photo where Will Smith looks like Uncle Phil, then you're going to love what the actor had to say about the it. Smith's response to the Uncle Phil meme...
By Amy Roberts

Rory Gilmore Would Love Danny Strong's J.D. Salinger Movie Trailer

He's come a long way since playing Doyle McMaster in Gilmore Girls, but as the first trailer for Danny Strong's Rebel In The Rye proves, he's still delivering those Gilmore vibes. Telling the story of...
By Amy Roberts

The New 'Defenders' Trailer Is Filled With Conflicts

Fans don't have too long too wait until the show actually premieres, but the new trailer for The Defenders is sure to get them feeling hyped while they wait. Featuring thrilling moments from Netflix's...
By Amy Roberts

'Home Alone' Star John Heard Has Reportedly Died At 72

According to TMZ, beloved actor John Heard has reportedly died at age 72. To '90s kids, Heard was perhaps best known for playing Peter McCallister, aka the dad in Home Alone, but his résumé in the ind...
By Amy Roberts

This 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Infomercial Is '80s Perfection

If you're sucker for a nostalgic treat or go wild for a cheesy TV commercial, then you'll love this Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 infomercial for the blu-ray release of the movie. Combining some of t...
By Amy Roberts

All The Clues About 'AHS: Cult' Released Thus Far

Now that fans know what it's called, it's time to start gathering all the clues about American Horror Story: Cult that have been revealed so far, in the hopes that you'll be able to guess any other de...
By Amy Roberts

Check Out These New 'AHS' Season 7 Details

On Thursday night, in the midst of San Diego Comic-Con, Ryan Murphy shared new American Horror Story Season 7 spoilers with fans on Twitter. And while they don't make the exact plot of the season any ...
By Amy Roberts

Looking Back, Your High School TV Crushes Were Actually Awful

Admit it, you had a particular TV crush that made your teen years a little bit more bearable. But in retrospect, you may realize there were a lot of TV crushes you had in high school that were actuall...
By Amy Roberts

The BBC's Response To 'Doctor Who' Complaints Is Sassy AF

While it feels like many fans have waited multiple lifetimes for the first female lead of Doctor Who to finally exist, there was sadly (but not too surprisingly) controversy surrounding the decision, ...
By Amy Roberts

Why Felicity Jones Will Do The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic Justice

In a final twist before moving forward with production, Variety is reporting that British actress Felicity Jones will play Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the highly anticipated biopic titled On The Basis Of S...
By Amy Roberts

These Female TV Characters Wouldn't Exist Without 'Mad Men'

In the ten years since Mad Men first premiered, the influence of Peggy Olsen and Joan Holloway as complex, flawed, and fascinating female characters has remained one of the shows greatest legacies. In...
By Amy Roberts

'Titanic' Was More Historically Accurate Than You May Realize

No matter how many times fans have seen the movie, the question of how accurate Titanic really is always hangs over everything. At over three hours in length, Titanic is a juggernaut that blends histo...
By Amy Roberts

The First 'Wrinkle In Time' Trailer Will Blow You Away

If you've been wishing you could use a tesseract to travel through time just to enjoy the first teaser trailer for A Wrinkle In Time, then it's your lucky day. The trailer, which provides the first lo...
By Amy Roberts

These 'Charlie's Angels' Co-Stars Are Still Friendship Goals

All the ladies who truly feel love for their besties, throw your hands up at me, because Drew Barrymore posted a tribute to Cameron Diaz on Instagram that will give you serious feels. On Friday night,...
By Amy Roberts

Billie Lourd's Speech Rightfully Celebrates Leia As A Disney Princess

Prepare some tissues, folks, because there was a tear-inducing Carrie Fisher tribute at the D23 Expo in California on Friday, where the late actor was awarded a posthumous Disney Legends Award, and it...
By Amy Roberts

How The 'Fresh Prince' Cast Changed From Beginning To End

By Amy Roberts

'Wonder Woman' Just Shut Down Any Skeptic Of Female Superheroes

If seeing the movie made you feel hyped, then prepare to feel even more so when you find out about Wonder Woman's latest box office record. Proving that neither female superheroes nor female directors...
By Amy Roberts

Beyoncé's Baby Photoshoots Aren't The Problem, You Are

On Instagram, in the early hours of Friday morning, Beyoncé posted a picture with her newborn twins that was breathtaking. According to some people on Twitter, however, Beyoncé's baby photo shoots are...
By Amy Roberts

Beyoncé's Twins Photo Was Taken In A Floral Location

Fans have been highly anticipating this moment for about a month, so when, on Friday morning, Beyoncé shared the first picture of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, it was well worth the wait. And where ...
By Amy Roberts

'Spider-Man's Tom Holland Can't Escape Dating Rumors

Whether you're crushing hard on him right now, or simply curious about who the Spider-Man: Homecoming actor is dating, there are several reason to wonder if Tom Holland is single. And as tends to be t...
By Amy Roberts

This Disney Channel Show Deserves More Love

Growing up, I felt eternally privileged to be able to enjoy TV channels with programming made just for kids. And though I adored Nickelodeon, there was one Disney Channel show which truly made me feel...
By Amy Roberts

Do You Remember How These '90s Shows Ended?

Listen, there are some shows so beloved that just about anyone can recite exactly how they ended, and when it comes to the final episodes of TV shows from the '90s, that's often the case. We all know ...
By Amy Roberts

These So-Called "Chick Flicks" Deserve Respect

Okay, let's set one thing straight: the word "chick" needs to stop being used in reference to women. We're not at a sock hop dance in 1959, here. In particular, the word seems to get thrown around in ...
By Amy Roberts

It's Time To Rewatch These Nickelodeon Shows

The way that I see it, everyone needs to have one show ready-to-go that's easy to watch at any time. Having a TV show that you can throw in the background while making dinner or that you can happily f...
By Amy Roberts

The 'DuckTales' Reboot Cast Nails The Iconic Theme

The holiday season means different things to different people, but for me, it's always meant indulging in some sweet, childhood nostalgia while enjoying endless parties which inevitably end in a karao...
By Amy Roberts

Carlton Was The Real 'Fresh Prince' & Here's Proof

I know that this is hardly Vampire Diaries or Gilmore Girls territory, and that Fresh Prince of Bel-Air isn't a show that I need to pick teams for, but dammit if I'm not Team Carlton all the way. Thro...
By Amy Roberts

We Don't Have Long To Wait For The Golden Globes

If all of the boozy, sparkling fun of the holiday season is already giving you a serious hankering for the glitz and glamour (and celebrity partying) of awards shows, then you may be wondering, when a...
By Amy Roberts

Don't Miss This Billboard Women In Music Performer

As far as awards shows go, there's a specific one that I always make a concerted effort to watch: The Billboard Women In Music Awards. Providing an empowering platform that not only highlights and cel...
By Amy Roberts

Kanye West Might Be Working On New Music

Potentially proving that he's finding recovery through creativity, TMZ is reporting that Kanye West is working on new music from his Bel-Air mansion. TMZ's source claims that Kanye has built a tempora...
By Amy Roberts

Ryan Reynolds Really Is Entertainer Of The Year

When Deadpool was released in February of this year, I honestly didn't want to get my hopes up too high for how good it would be. Though the trailers hinted at its acerbic brilliance, a part of me (th...
By Amy Roberts

1D's Louis Tomlinson Might Be Going Solo, Too

After 2016 began with the announcement of One Direction going on hiatus, it looks as though the year could end with all four of the remaining members (following Zayn Malik's previous departure) offici...
By Amy Roberts

The 'Fresh Prince' Gave Us Two Inspiring Icons

Whenever I'm having a bad day, I love nothing better than escaping into a classic episode of an old TV show. And The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air isn't just totally therapeutic viewing for stirring up some...
By Amy Roberts

The 'GG' Revival's Most Heartbreaking Quotes

I don't know about you, but I was an absolute, complete emotional wreck during Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. Despite stockpiling the recommended allowance of junk food with which to sufficiently ...
By Amy Roberts

'Collateral Beauty's Trailer Has An Emotional Song

As far as I'm concerned, the second that Halloween is over, it officially becomes Christmas season. As well as providing the perfect opportunity with which to legitimize eating a variety of comfort fo...
By Amy Roberts

When Will Trump Nominate A SCOTUS Replacement?

As we continue to feel the aftershocks of Donald Trump being chosen as the new president-elect, there's one immediate political question waiting to be answered by his presidency — when will Trump nomi...
By Amy Roberts

The 'Parks And Rec' Co-Creator Nails The Election

After staring into space in absolute horror for a good, solid hour on Tuesday night following the emotion splintering election results, I briefly found comfort in thinking "What would Leslie Knope do?...
By Amy Roberts

Self-Care Is So Important After This Election

Sometimes, life and the world at large can be so overwhelmingly daunting and seemingly cruel that it can feel exhausting just to be awake. The news that Donald Trump has been made America's President-...
By Amy Roberts

These Beyoncé Songs Are Perfect For HRC'S Rally

I don't know about you, but whenever I encounter an intrepid period of stress, I always reach for the almighty musical power of Beyoncé to help me get through it. The woman is an inspiring beacon of s...
By Amy Roberts

Bat-Fans Will Love The 'Lego Batman Movie' Trailer

If you've been obsessed with the premise of Lego Batman ever since the character's appearance in 2014's The Lego Movie, then you're likely beyond excited for the 2017 release of The Lego Batman Movie....
By Amy Roberts

16 Unique Love Songs For Hearts With A Lot To Say

Love is a great and wonderful thing, but it's also totally complicated. Some of the best love songs of all time would have you believe that love only exists in three basic forms — pining for it, havin...
By Amy Roberts