Alex Abad-Santos, Vox

Alex Abad-Santos

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Washington, DC, United States

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How disappointed Taylor Swift fans explain Ticketmaster’s monopoly

It must be exhausting, always rooting for the antitrust laws. → Read More

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How Love Is Blind became a horror show

Netflix’s hit show had real romantic promise in the first season. Now, it’s sadistic. → Read More

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Wakanda Forever’s touching credits scene, explained

The Black Panther sequel says goodbye to Chadwick Boseman. → Read More

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Marvel has a whole lot riding on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

The original film, starting the late Chadwick Boseman, set a standard for Marvel excellence. The sequel is ready to meet it. → Read More

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Rainbow fentanyl candy is just the latest Halloween panic

No one is purposely trying to give kids drug candies. → Read More

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The Rock deserves a better superhero debut than Black Adam

Black Adam is violent, angry, and somehow also boring. → Read More

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Black Adam’s post-credits scene marks the return of a superhero

Spoiler alert! One of the DCEU’s biggest heroes is back. → Read More

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The messy, thrilling, queer allegory in Interview with the Vampire

AMC’s new show finally lets Lestat and Louis be gay, do crimes. → Read More

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Angelina Jolie alleges Brad Pitt physically abused her and their children

A new court filing alleges physical violence against his children for the first time. → Read More

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Suddenly, every fictional character is a podcaster. Why aren’t they doing it right?

In shows like And Just Like That and Only Murders in the Building, main characters have become podcasters. But not every show gets it right. → Read More

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The Bros and cons of being a huge, gay Hollywood rom-com

Bros wants to be a gay love story that doesn’t play it straight. → Read More

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Are weather apps lying? The truth is in the dew point.

When checking your weather app, try looking at the dew point, not relative humidity. → Read More

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The many scandals of Don’t Worry Darling, explained

A Harry Styles love triangle, a possible Chris Pine feud, and maybe some spit. And that’s just behind the scenes! → Read More

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They hate to see a nepotism baby winning

The pure satisfaction of the term "nepotism baby." → Read More

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Serena Williams built a career out of turning bad into good

Tennis hasn’t always appreciated Serena Williams’s greatness. → Read More

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law: Power means letting female heroes take up space

The MCU’s version of a legal procedural can be fun as hell. → Read More

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Why friendship is different than any other relationship we have

As its role in society recedes, Vox asked six people to tell us why their friendship matters — and may just be the most meaningful relationship of their lives. → Read More

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The US monkeypox response is failing queer men

An expert explains how the community has learned to take care of itself when governments won’t. → Read More

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What we mean when we say Beyoncé is "saving" house music

Disco and house music are as American as hip-hop and rock ’n’ roll. But Americans have never fully embraced that idea. → Read More

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Marvel’s villains are eclipsing its heroes

Marvel’s Phase 4 has given us great villains, like Christian Bale’s Gorr, but they rarely stick around. → Read More