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.

Latest Articles

Here's Everything Leaving Netflix In October 2017 — Including, Yes, Liz Lemon

Another month means another change in your Netflix queue, but October is not your ordinary month. This means that what's leaving Netflix in October 2017 isn't your ordinary list of projects to say goodbye to. It's hard to concentrate on anything but …
By Amy Roberts

You Totally Missed These Clues From 'Gossip Girl's First Episode That Prove Dan Is GG

Many fans of the show remember exactly what we were doing when Gossip Girls' secret identity was revealed in the finale of the show. For some, it may have involved sitting slack-jawed in utter shock while taking massive sips of wine. But having rewat…
By Amy Roberts

You Probably Forgot About These Insane 'Gossip Girl' Cameos

With it's elite story setting and endless rotation of high profile parties, Gossip Girl was full of surprise guest stars on an episodic basis. So many, in fact, that you've likely forgotten about some of the craziest Gossip Girl cameos that happened …
By Amy Roberts

Sorry, But Riz Ahmed Might Be Too Busy With Hollywood To Be Dating Right Now

Considering how talented, handsome, and successful the young actor is, it's understandable that you might find yourself asking, who is Riz Ahmed dating right now? You know, rhetorically and to yourself while you re-watch Rogue One for the millionth t…
By Amy Roberts

Donald Glover Keeps This Aspect Of His Life Private & That's 100 Percent OK

If you're still waiting for some adorable pictures of Donald Glover's son to appear online, then you're probably best abandoning hope of that ever happening and moving on with your life. Though the multi-talented star's child was born in October 2016…
By Amy Roberts

Even Though You Love These 19 Movies, Rotten Tomatoes Doesn't

If you pride yourself on your eclectic and often debatable movie taste, then there are probably a lot of movies you love that Rotten Tomatoes hates. The site, which accumulates critic reviews and scores to deliver an overall verdict on whether a movi…
By Amy Roberts

THIS Is Why You Love The Sanderson Sisters From 'Hocus Pocus' So Freaking Much

If you're a powerful woman, then chances are that you grew up idolizing witches like the Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus. Sure, they were supposed to be the bad guys, but, as with any good theatrical villain, there was still a lot to be admired ab…
By Amy Roberts

13 'Fresh Prince' Dates That You Totally Forgot Will Smith Ever Had

When it came to romance, not everyone on Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air made as much of an impression as Tyra Banks' Jackie Ames, Nia Long's Lisa Wilkes, or Queen Latifah's Dee Dee. The dates you forgot Will Smith had on Fresh Prince shouldn't make you feel…
By Amy Roberts

You Won't Believe The Sexist Things Critics Said About "Dirrty" 15 Years Ago

When it was released in 2002, Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty" caused a mass commotion. It wasn't just controversial by pop music standards — although it certainly was that and then some — the song, and the provocative David LaChapelle music video that …
By Amy Roberts

How Jack Pearson Was Almost A Totally Different Person On 'This Is Us'

At this stage in the hit show, it feels almost impossible to imagine any of the This Is Us characters being different from how we know and love them now. But, as an in depth profile of the show by The Hollywood Reporter reveals, Jack Pearson was almo…
By Amy Roberts

The New ‘It’ Theory Blowing Up The Internet Is Proof That 2017 Really Is Something Else

If even the knowledge of how hot Bill Skarsgård looks out of his Pennywise costume isn't enough to stop your nightmares, then perhaps this latest fan theory about It will help. In a truly fabulous twist of horror lore, fans across the internet have s…
By Amy Roberts

Fans Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Won't Want To Miss This Chilling 'Alias Grace' Trailer

If you're still pining for the return of The Handmaids Tale in 2018, then a new Margaret Atwood adaption on Netflix may be just what you need to take the edge off. The trailer for Alias Grace was released on Friday, and from the looks of things, it h…
By Amy Roberts

14 'Fresh Prince' Characters Who Are Way Too Underrated

As a show with so many major characters at the forefront, it's sometimes easy to forget about the more underrated Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air characters. Just think about the gigantic personalities like Will, Carlton, and Hilary in the Banks household, a…
By Amy Roberts

You Can't Help But Smile At The First Live-Action 'Aladdin' Set Photo

If you were thinking you'd have to rub a magic lamp in order to see the first set photo from the live-action Aladdin movie, then you were mistaken. On Wednesday, Will Smith shared a selfie from the Aladdin set, and it promises some serious magic from…
By Amy Roberts

These 'Star Wars' Force Friday App Photos Will Give You Serious FOMO

Force Friday II is finally here, and that means that the Find The Force scavenger hunt has officially started with it. And as the photos from the Star Wars Find The Force app are proving, fans are having a blast using the Force Friday Star Wars App t…
By Amy Roberts

Spotify’s Song Of The Summer Is Exactly What You’d Expect, But For Good Reason

Every summer comes with its own soundtrack that perfectly captures the season's carefree vibes. And according to Spotify, one specific track dominated all of our sun-drenched antics this year, and you likely already know what it is. That's right, fol…
By Amy Roberts

All Of The Symbols In Taylor Swift’s "Look What You Made Me Do" Video, Explained

By now you've likely poured over all the symbols in Taylor Swift's video for "Look What You Made Me Do," but they might not make any sense to you. After all, there's a lot to take in during the video, and so some of the intended symbolism in "Look Wh…
By Amy Roberts

Taylor Swift’s Squad Appears In The “Look What You Made Me Do” Music Video… Sort Of

Even though we've all been busy analyzing the meaning of Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" video, we may have missed the answer to a question we forgot to ask. Specifically, who is still in Swift's squad may have been addressed in a tiny det…
By Amy Roberts

Daenerys May Have Just Hurt Her Own Claim To The Iron Throne On 'Game of Thrones'

We've been waiting all season for it to happen, and Daenerys and Jon Snow finally hooked up in the Season 7 finale of Game Of Thrones. And now that we've all finally had a chance to catch our breath from that momentous scene, we definitely need to ta…
By Amy Roberts

'Fire Walk With Me' Gave Laura Palmer Her Power Back — Finally

The lifeless, beautiful, and plastic-wrapped body of Laura Palmer in the pilot episode of Twin Peaks is iconic. Blue lipped and tranquil, the tragic character was immediately compelling. She was also, however, completely detached from a story that se…
By Amy Roberts