Trailer Trash: The Force Awakens, P&P & Zombies and Hail Caesar!

Trailer Trash

Another week, another batch of trailers to get excited over.  This week we look at the latest Star Wars movie, Channing Tatum in a sailor’s outfit and Regency zombies.

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What Should I Read: Fantastical Fiction Edition

If you had of asked me what my favourite genre was when I was growing up I would have said ‘fantasy.’ But now that I’m older and hopefully a bit wiser, I’ve learnt just why some certain fantasy books were my favourite. They all had something in common, and thanks to my hours getting lost on Goodreads, I’ve realised what it is. They all had a fantastical twist to them but were all grounded in reality. Harry Potter is a prime example. The idea that an entire magical community was hidden in in plain sight was more exciting to me than an alternate universe that comes with its own new set of vocab.

So if you are looking for a little magic in everyday life then you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of my recent finds of fantastical fiction with a twist…

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The Vending Machine: Twilight, Aladdin and Santa Claus

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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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Cereal Killers: Peanut Butter Toast Crunch Vs. Cookie Crisp

Cereal Killers

A couple of weekends ago the cactus pop crew headed down to USA Foods to stock up on some American goodies. We put two cereals to the test. Peanut Butter Toast Crunch, a new twist on the traditional Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, and the classic (?) Cookie Crisp. Warning: lots of sugar was consumed in the making of this post.

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Trailer Trash: The Choice, Man Up & Back In Time

Trailer Trash

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Brain Food on iZombie

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If you’re as much of a sicko as me and actually enjoyed seeing the different brain meals featured in Season 1 of iZombie, then you’ll love this post. A comprehensive brain food guide – dig in!

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September YA Reading Wrap Up

Last month I went back and read some Australian YA that I missed the first time around, as well as a more recent YA contemporary romance.

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The Vending Machine: Princess Moana, Kate Spade Cupcake Purse and Matthew Lewis’ Mustache

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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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Trailer Trash: Jungle Book, Room & Allegiant

Trailer Trash

Because originality is dead, check out the latest books that have been adapted into movies.

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10 Reasons You Should Be Watching En Otra Piel/In Her Skin

En Otra Piel. A fantastic gem of a Spanish telenovela currently airing on SBS (as Part of Me and/or In Her Skin) with all the previous episodes available at SBS On Demand. Produced by Telemundo  (an American Spanish-language television network) the basic plot centres around two women – 53-year-old famous pianist Monica from LA and 20-something waitress Adriana from Mexico City. Both die and somehow, through a bunch of bizarre circumstances involving a ‘talisman’, Monica’s soul ends up taking over Adriana’s body (while Adriana’s soul is wandering around lost apparently).

Monica Serrano in Monica Serrano's body and Monica Serrano in Adriana Aguilar's body.

Monica Serrano in Monica Serrano’s body and Monica Serrano in Adriana Aguilar’s body. Source 

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