About Melpo

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TV enthusiast, avid children's book collector, amateur food photographer and lover of all things kitschy.

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Why Fran Fine is BFF Material

Why Fran Fine is BFF Material

We all know her as the big-haired, loud-mouthed, Jewish heroine from The Nanny. But Fran Fine is so much more than just her hair, mouth and heritage. She’s major BFF material and here’s why.

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Delicious Dishes of Brain Food on Season 2 of iZombie

Delicious Dishes of Brain Food

A sequel to our Season 1 post, this is a journey through every delicious dish of brain food featured in Season 2 of iZombie!

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The Vending Machine: Rose Red, Baguette Bag and Funfetti Candles

The Vending Machine Emergency Pig Hugs Twitter Feuds

The Vending Machine dispenses tasty internet snacks to satisfy your taste for junk at the end of a long working week!

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The Vending Machine: Gaston Sing-Off, Dead 7 and a Pizza Robot

The Vending Machine Emergency Pig Hugs Twitter Feuds

The Vending Machine dispenses tasty internet snacks to satisfy your taste for junk at the end of a long working week!

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The Vending Machine: DuckTales, Twitter Feuds and Emergency Pig Hugs

The Vending Machine Emergency Pig Hugs Twitter Feuds DuckTales

The Vending Machine dispenses tasty internet snacks to satisfy your taste for junk at the end of a long working week!

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How Many Pride and Prejudice Adaptations Have You Seen?

Pride and Prejudice Adaptations

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book like Pride and Prejudice must be in want of an adaptation! It was written over 200 years ago but the adaptations aren’t dying down because it’s JST (just so timeless). There are classic versions like the BBC miniseries and the “Keira Knightley one” and then there are looser adaptations like Bride & Prejudice and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Consider yourself a P&P fan? How many of these 12 adaptations have you seen?

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7 Things You Must Eat in Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne Must Eat

Looking for a new weekend brunch spot? Port Melbourne has some hidden food gems! These 7 dishes will have you drooling all the way to the Spirit of Tasmania.

Sidenote: I’ve cheated and thrown in a couple of places that are technically South Melbourne but they’re super close to the border!

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10 Things I Demand to See in Fuller House

Even if you’ve never seen Full House, you probably still know that John Stamos (and John Stamos’ hair) was in it, it launched the careers of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and the theme song had a series of lengthy ‘ahhhhs’. I mean it was on the air from 1987-1995 so you should at least know it existed. Since nostalgia is a thing these days, it’s getting a Netflix sequel series called Fuller House. Like, of course. Also, it’s coming real soon. February 26th to be exact. As a long-time fan, I have to say this – HAVE MERCY! Also, I’ve got demands.

Fuller House Demands

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Cereal Killers: Lucky Charms Vs. Golden Grahams

Cereal Killers; Lucky Charms; Golden Grahams

A few months ago we had our first round of Cereal Killers with Peanut Butter Toast Crunch Vs. Cookie Crisp. This time I decided to have a solo cereal party (so basically a weekday breakfast) to try a couple of American cereals – Lucky Charms and Golden Grahams. Did the redheaded leprechaun and his pot of charms sparkle or did the ribbed squares live up to their Golden name? Read all about the battle of the bowl-ge below.

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10 Reasons to Binge-Watch “Making a Murderer”

Making a Murderer is a Netflix crime documentary TV series that tells the story of Wisconsin man Steven Avery who was accused of raping and murdering Teresa Halbach in 2005. This series follows her murder trial. Although released in December 2015, it was filmed over the course of 10 years by filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi.

Making a Murderer

If that isn’t enough to pique your interest, here are 10 reasons why you should binge-watch Making a Murderer. Don’t worry – no spoilers ahead!

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