Alyssa Mariano

With a double major degree in English literature and film studies from The University of Maryland, College Park, Alyssa Mariano has worked in digital media curation and production for nearly eight years. She has spent her early professional days developing content for skincare brands, magazines, and even film development companies. Alyssa began her interest in writing at a young age, when she spun a tale about an anxious pumpkin on the verge of death. In college, she maintained several internships and hosted a show for the university's radio station. Since her time working at Ranker, she has developed a penchant for niche Internet communities and personal accounts of unbelievable experiences. Alyssa can be found watching her favorite horror movies and old mixed martial arts press conferences, or even doing her nails. Alyssa has never committed an act of arson in the continental United States. Her favorite foods are fried chicken and her grandma's palabok, a divine filipino cuisine.

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