Alex Zaragoza

Senior Culture Editor - Culture, Entertainment & Latinx Issues

alex.zaragoza@vice.com
Film

Quentin Tarantino Accuses 'Kung Fu Panda' of Ripping Off 'Kill Bill'

We look forward to seeing the kids' version of 'Reservoir Dogs.'
Alex Zaragoza
2 days ago
Film

Please, Greta Gerwig, Include the Slobbery Kiss from 1994's 'Little Women' in Your Remake

An open letter from a deeply invested fan.
Alex Zaragoza
4 days ago
tv

'Glow' Finally Gives Its Characters Space to Grapple With Racism

Season 3 of Netflix's 80s wrestling series brings its characters face-to-face with the historical violence causing their trauma.
Alex Zaragoza
4 days ago
Music

Katy Perry's Latest Track Is Evidence That Pop Is Out of New Ideas

Perry's first single after losing a copyright infringement lawsuit illuminates an issue in pop music: it all sounds—and looks—too similar.
Alex Zaragoza
8.9.19
Culture

Ten Essential Books That Illustrate Toni Morrison's Literary Legacy

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate died on Monday. Here is a primer of her work that most vividly brought to life the Black experience.
Alex Zaragoza
8.7.19
tv

Monica Lewinsky and Ryan Murphy Are Bringing the Clinton Scandal to TV

The forthcoming season of 'American Crime Story' will finally allow Lewinsky to own her narrative.
Alex Zaragoza
8.7.19
Race

For Mexicans in America, Joy Is an Act of Survival

We get up in the morning and we tell ourselves we are worthy, we won’t be decimated: we will live.
Alex Zaragoza
8.7.19
Music

Brave: Pitbull Reveals He Enjoys Threesomes

But the shocking plot twist in the new "3 to Tango" video raises the question: would we have one with John Travolta dressed as Pitbull?
Alex Zaragoza
8.2.19
Celebrity

Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity

After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
Alex Zaragoza
Ankita Rao
8.1.19
Film

Watch Jeff Goldbum Talk About Losing His Virginity on Colbert

The actor was there to chat about his new VICE Studios film, 'The Mountain,' but he's Jeff Goldblum, so of course it got weird.
Alex Zaragoza
7.26.19
Film

'Skin' Poses the Difficult Question of Whether Neo-Nazis Deserve Redemption

We spoke to Jamie Bell about his gripping new film, and whether we can or should extend compassion for people who have done evil.
Alex Zaragoza
7.26.19
Film

Why the Elevator Scene in '(500 Days) of Summer' Still Pisses People Off 10 Years Later

Is it cute, or cringe? Fans of The Smiths tell us why that iconic scene made them swoon or scream.
Alex Zaragoza
7.17.19
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