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Erica Scassellati

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

I attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City where I graduated magna cum laude and received a BA in English with a minor in Communication Studies. I have worked for three summers with the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival teaching summer camps for children. I am currently freelance writing for Screen Rant and seeking opportunities to expand my writing and editing skills in a professional setting.

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ScreenRant
07/05/2020
Modern Family: 10 Times Phil Gave People The Wrong Impression

Though quite a handful of characters in Modern Family are awkward, Phil has a definite penchant for giving people the wrong impression. Anyone who has seen enough of Modern Family knows that Phil Dunphy can be pretty oblivious at times. Combine that with his quirky, good-natured attitude, and it's no wonder that Phil gets into some pretty awkward situations.

ScreenRant
06/16/2020
10 Unanswered Questions We Still Have About Us

Jordan Peele's second unnerving horror film portrays a family under attack by masked figures who turn out to be exact clones of themselves. The family comes to learn that these clones were a failed government experiment known as the Tethered and that they were created to control their original counterparts.

ScreenRant
06/15/2020
10 Times Grease Gave Us Terrible Life Advice

It's hard to deny that is an enjoyable movie to watch. The music is catchy, the dancing is amazing and the style and 50s theme are always fun. However, as with most movies that were released over forty years ago, there are many things about Grease that just don't age well.

ScreenRant
06/04/2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Toph's 10 Most Badass Scenes, Ranked

The Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender was recently released on Netflix, sparking waves of nostalgia, emotional binge-watching, and re-ignited crushes on Prince Zuko. Watching the many skilled benders of the series is something that really never gets old for long time fans.

ScreenRant
05/30/2020
Modern Family: 10 Funniest Quotes About Love

ABC's Modern Family is known for being both hilarious and heart-warming in its depiction of 21st-century families. The Dunphy, Delgado-Pritchett, and Tucker-Pritchett families are each unique in their own special ways. One of the most relatable things about these characters is their loving, yet messy family dynamic.

ANIME FEMINIST
03/01/2019
[My Fave is Problematic] The Future Diary - ANIME FEMINIST

CONTENT WARNING: Discussions of sexual assault, violence, child abuse, and negative stereotyping of mental illness; NSFW screenshots. SPOILERS for the major plot points in The Future Diary. I first discovered The F uture Diary through my college roommate. I was instantly intrigued when she explained the plot of the series to me, and I decided to watch the whole anime myself.