Aja Romano is a geek culture reporter and fandom expert. Their reporting at the Daily Dot covered everything from Harry Potter and anime to Tumblr and Gamergate. Romano joined Vox as a staff reporter in 2016.
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
Video: The wild history of fanfic censorship
There's so much you're missing out on.
On May 9, 2016 by Aja Romano, John-Michael Bond
A growing number of rap artists are looking to Goku and his fellow Saiyan for inspiration.
On Mar 19, 2016 by Aja Romano
Each design choice has a purpose, and they're all fun to consider.
On Mar 17, 2016 by Aja Romano
Trust no one.
On Mar 16, 2016 by Aja Romano
Slash fans who voiced concerns over the film during its Kickstarter phase were right to be worried.
'We had to do something.'
On Mar 14, 2016 by Aja Romano
At SXSW's Online Harassment Summit, the panel that was almost cancelled.
On Mar 13, 2016 by Aja Romano
'Reddit is failing women.'
On Mar 12, 2016 by Aja Romano
Day three of Rowling's week-long reveal deals with the total segregation of wizards.
On Mar 10, 2016 by Aja Romano
Was the peace between Native Americans and colonial wizards really as simple as JKR makes it seem?
On Mar 9, 2016 by Aja Romano
The Harry Potter author continued to share history lessons with her fans on Pottermore.
The 'dead lesbian' trope refuses to die.
On Mar 8, 2016 by Aja Romano
What better way to stay in touch with all things fandom than following these fandom podcasters?
On Mar 6, 2016 by Aja Romano
By engaging Tumblr in creative ways, 'Hamilton' proved Broadway can thrive in the Internet era.
There's plenty of drama in this new fan-made prequel to the Harry Potter series.
On Mar 3, 2016 by Aja Romano