Rory Uphold

Bio

Rory is an actor-writer-director out of LA. You can watch her videos on Vimeo and at OnlyinHelLA.com. She loves sarcasm, hates gin, and she's terrified of balloons. Yes, balloons. Tweet her cute puppy pics @roryuphold

Why Being In A Relationship During The Holidays Is So Hard (Video)

By Rory Uphold
To gift or not to gift? That is the question come December 1. First off, if you love each other, duh, get gifts. For the rest of us who are “talking,” dating, sort of dating, not sleeping with other people, friends with benefits, etc., what do we…

This Is What Happens When You Try To Date Two Guys At Once (Video)

By Rory Uphold
Once upon a time, I was dating two guys at once. Let's call them Zack and Alex. They were both awesome in very different ways and I couldn't figure out who I liked more, so I just kept dating both of them. One night, I was at home watching a movie…

Why Couples Always Break Up Around Thanksgiving (Video)

By Rory Uphold
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of many things: holidays, carb-loading, awkward family interactions and breakups. That's right, 'tis the season for a breakup. The Turkey Drop or as I like to call it, the T-Drop, is the number one time of year for…

Why You Should Never Talk Politics On A First Date (Video)

By Rory Uphold
There are a lot of things that turn me off: cats (allergies!), people who are rude to waiters and people who don't vote. That's right, I said it. People who don't vote are a huge turn off. I often hear, “Never talk about politics, sex or religion.”…

Why You Should Never Say The L-Word On A First Date (Video)

By Rory Uphold
If you've never found yourself so caught up in a moment that you've accidentally said “I love you” to someone you definitely did not love, let me tell you: It's a helluva shock. Similarly, being on the receiving side of a premature L-bomb is also…

This Video Perfectly Describes Why Being Single Isn't So Bad

By Rory Uphold
Call me crazy, but I love being single. There's a lot of hype around being in a relationship, and I get it. It's nice to have “your person.” You know, that guy or girl who is always there for you -- the one who tells you he or she loves you, even…

Why Our Ridiculous Standards Are Keeping Us Single (Video)

By Rory Uphold
If you say things like “I don't date guys with beards” or “I'm only interested in guys with green eyes,” don't be surprised by the fact that you are single. 'Cause I'm not. The other day, I saw a post on my Instagram feed of a seriously good-looking…

This Video Hilariously Explains Why You Should Never Drink Before A Date

By Rory Uphold
I feel like this pretty basic and obvious, but drinking before a date is only going to lead to bad news. I know we all want something to take the edge off. And trust me, I spaz harder than anyone I know, but experience taught me drinking before a…

That Awkward Moment When Your Wingman Becomes Your Cockblock (Video)

By Rory Uphold
I was at dinner with one of my guy friends recently, and we were talking about being single. For the sake of privacy, I'll call him "Matt." Matt and I have known each other for years. He's held my hair back as I puked out the side of a limo on…

Why You Should Never Google Someone Before A First Date (Video)

By Rory Uphold
Who hasn't Googled someone he or she is dating or potentially about to date? I mean, I have. We all do it, right? We shouldn't. We really need to stop. It sucks when you discover information about people you so desperately want to talk about, and it…