Alex Zaragoza

Senior Staff Writer - Culture, Entertainment, & Latinx Issues

alex.zaragoza@vice.com
internet culture

The Untold Story of Wood, the Well-Endowed Man From Those Coronavirus Texts

Through interviews with his loved ones, we dug deeper into the fascinating life of Wardy Joubert III, the real man behind the memes.
Alex Zaragoza
4 days ago
Music

Virtual Karaoke Should Be Your Next Coronavirus Pastime

With bars being closed in the era of 'social distancing,' now's the perfect time to do germ-free karaoke online. Here's how I did it.
Alex Zaragoza
3.20.20
TV

Live Studio Audiences? Don't Need 'Em!

Due to coronavirus, many shows are having to go on without an audience. Perhaps that's not such a bad thing.
Alex Zaragoza
3.18.20
Coronavirus

All the Wildest Coronavirus Premonitions, From 'Space Jam' to 'The Simpsons'

Some of these are eerily accurate. Most are utterly ridiculous.
Alex Zaragoza
3.13.20
Memes

A Love Letter to the Memes Sent by Immigrant Mums

If you're the child of immigrants, you definitely have a WhatsApp folder with charmingly hideous memes from your mum.
Alex Zaragoza
3.12.20
Film

Watching 'Outbreak' Actually Made Me Feel Better About Coronavirus

Twenty-five years after it came out, the movie about a deadly, highly contagious virus is – weirdly enough – kind of relaxing.
Alex Zaragoza
3.11.20
TV

The 'Love Is Blind' Reunion Wasn't Messy, But It Sure Was Satisfying

Instead of clawing at each other's throats for the Netflix marriage show's reunion, contestants took accountability for their actions. BORING!
Alex Zaragoza
3.6.20
reality tv

Why Aren't There Any Ugly People on Netflix's 'Love Is Blind'?

The Netflix show doesn't reveal whether love is blind to looks, but it does show how many of us are blind to massive red flags.
Alex Zaragoza
2.27.20
Film

Tupac Is Alive in New Mexico, New Film Claims

The rapper died in 1996 after being gunned down on the Las Vegas strip. One filmmaker disagrees.
Alex Zaragoza
2.14.20
2020 oscars

Eminem Finally Explained Why the Hell He Was at the Oscars

If you were wondering why Eminem performed at the Oscars 17 years after winning Best Original Score, you're not alone.
Alex Zaragoza
2.11.20
TV

The Stars of 'Sex Education' Learned a Lot from Acting Like Mating Slugs

Asa Butterfield and Ncuti Gatwa of Netflix's hit British teen series spoke to VICE about thot pics and the importance of sex positivity.
Alex Zaragoza
1.20.20
TV

Penn Badgley Doesn't Take Playing a Psychopath on 'You' Lightly

The actor spoke to VICE about season 2 of the Netflix thriller, viewers' horniness for Joe and how the story is an allegory for white supremacy.
Alex Zaragoza
1.3.20
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