Aja Romano, Vox

Aja Romano

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New York, United States

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Recent:
  • Vox
Past:
  • The Daily Dot
  • Re/code

Recent articles by Aja:

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The surreal true crimes behind Hulu’s Welcome to Chippendales

A pair of real-life murders bookend this series starring Kumail Nanjiani and Murray Bartlett. → Read More

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Go ahead and feel sad and weird about Twitter

Grieving a loss, when the loss is the hell-bird site you weren’t supposed to love. → Read More

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Does it matter how real The Crown is?

Season five of "The Crown" is somehow both too accurate and too distorted for the royal family’s supporters. → Read More

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House of the Dragon season finale: The dragons come home to roost

House of the Dragon’s first season staved off war as long as it could. → Read More

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How many van Goghs is one Earth worth?

We’re still contemplating the thorny brilliance of throwing soup on Sunflowers. → Read More

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The Chinese government’s unlikeliest standoff is with

The Chinese government’s unlikeliest standoff is with Chinese idol stans → Read More

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House of the Dragon never lets you forget the ways men objectify women

"The Green Council" gives us fights, flights, a fetish, a fire, and feminism. → Read More

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What’s going on with Kanye West, from fake kids to antisemitism

Ye has always courted controversy. This week feels different. → Read More

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Kanye West’s antisemitic spiral, explained

Kanye West is dining with white supremacists and openly praising Hitler. How did we get here? → Read More

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House of the Dragon’s tense, awkward family reunion

Do we even want any of these people to rule Westeros? → Read More

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Cheating scandals hit different right now

Cheating hasn’t changed. But post Me Too, our reactions have. → Read More

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House of the Dragon passes enmity from parents to children

The in-fights between Alicent and Rhaenyra have just become their children’s war. → Read More

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What do true crime series like Dahmer owe the victims?

True crime has made huge strides in centering the victim. But we keep getting series like the Netflix docudrama. → Read More

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House of the Dragon gives us a time jump, a season reset, and two horrible childbirths

If childbirth is a battle, then Targaryen mothers are war veterans. → Read More

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Adnan Syed is free — and it only took years of criminal justice reform

The knotty but triumphant role true crime played in the case of Adnan Syed, subject of the 2014 podcast Serial. → Read More

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House of the Dragon’s green dress signals a major series turning point

In episode 5, “We Light the Way,” all fashion clues point toward civil war. → Read More

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The racist backlash to The Little Mermaid and Lord of The Rings is exhausting and extremely predictable

Lord of the Rings and The Little Mermaid are just the latest targets of racist fans. → Read More

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House of the Dragon’s moral lesson of the week: Sex is always political

The HBO show finally addresses its sticky sexual subtext. → Read More

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In House of the Dragon, the king’s weakness is everyone’s loss

White harts, Aegon Targaryen, family squabbles, and why it matters that Viserys can’t kill a deer. → Read More

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House of the Dragon continues to expose the misogyny of Westeros

The show is making it clear you ignore women at your own peril. → Read More