Michelle Mehrtens

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  • Michelle Mehrtens is a News Writer for Xoop.
  • She has had her work published in a range of outlets, including ScreenRant, Smithsonian Folklife Magazine, and TED-Ed.
  • She founded her own pop culture feminist site Meesh Says Things.


Michelle Mehrtens has worked as a freelance writer and editor for many years. She is the founder of Meesh Says Things, a pop culture website dedicated to film and television. She is a former media intern at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and a graduate of Stanford University's MFA program in documentary film. She joined Alb Media in 2021 and has happily deep-dived into the many facets of pop culture, from the nineties nostalgia of Hey Arnold! to the comic ingenuity of contemporary shows like The Good Place.
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