The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hot Fuzz, The Great Mouse Detective, The Court Jester, Fantastia, Aladdin, Stoker, the Indiana Jones Trilogy, Beetlejuice, and 놈놈놈 (also known as 좋은놈 나쁜놈 이상한놈/The Good, The Bad, and the Weird)
Community is her favorite favorite favorite TV show of all time, ever, in the entire universe, and she is still pulling for #sixseasonsandamovie. Beyond that: Suits, Breaking Bad, The Good Place, Jane The Virgin, Mozart In The Jungle, Criminal Minds, Cowboy Bebop, Great Teacher Onizuka, Superstore, Law and Order: SVU, Grey's Anatomy, Lupin III, Android Kikaider: The Animation, Hellsing, Case Closed/Detective Conan, and Neon Genesis Evangelion
The Importance Of Being Earnest; Ubu Roi; Six Characters In Search Of An Author; Waiting For Godot
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett; The Giver; Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs; Wendal, His Cat and the Progress of Man; A Wrinkle In Time and A Wind In The Door; The Elements Of Style; and the Harry Potter books. Also, I love Reader's Digest and have been reading it regularly since I was eight years old.
Macaroni and cheese, bubble tea, apples, grapes, avocadoes, good matzoh ball soup, pizza, mushrooms (cooked, not raw), bibimbap/비빔밥, kong kuk su/콩국수, mashed potatoes, and dumplings. And Chipotle veggie burritos.
Music is paramount in my life, and I have a very, very wide range of music that I love. Here are just a FEW of my very favorites: Mark Bacino, Prozzak, Era, Alexander Rybak, Claude Francois, Kaoma, Yoko Kanno, Nilüfer, Tarkan, Three Dog Night, The Turtles, Adiemus/Karl Jenkins, Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein (particularly his Mass), Menotti, Mozart, Mussorgsky, John Rutter, Tchaikovsky, Eric Whitacre, Bobby Darin, Dustbowl Revival, Darren Korb (particularly the Transistor soundtrack), E.L.O., Liquid Tension Experiment, B’z, Tomoyasu Hotei, L’arc~en~Ciel, Tak Matsumoto, Porno Graffitti, MC Mong, Nemesis, Samulnori, Turtles/거북이, Yoon Do Hyun Band, Better Than Ezra, Eve 6, The Floyds/Floyd’s Funk Revival, Huey Lewis and the News, Incubus, Marvelous 3, Mr. Big, SR-71, Stone Temple Pilots, Stroke 9, Bacilos, Chayanne, Juanes, E Nomine, Raffi
Kirby's Adventure, Dance Dance Revolution (DDR), Pump It Up (PIU), Transistor, Nidhogg, QWOP, Spaceteam, Just Dance
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post, featuring Melanie as Helen, is now out on streaming/download platforms (Amazon link) and DVD/Blu-Ray. Cameron Post, a NYT Critic's Pick, won the Grand Jury Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
USA Today: "Sundance awards grand jury prize to 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'"
Review: The Guardian
Melanie appears on the season finale of Ryan Murphy's FEUD: Bette and Joan, now available on Amazon and iTunes.