Inside Pop Culture’s Obsession With AOC

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is parodied on both ‘The Boys’ and ‘Space Force’. Why?

AOC strawman ‘Victoria Neuman’ from Amazon’s “The Boys” after assassinating a religious leader| GIF courtesy of Amazon Prime

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a supervillain.

No, this isn’t someright-wing conspiracy theory floating around on Parler (although given Parler, who knows really) — it's a plot point of The Boys, the superhero dark comedy from Prime Video…

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A queer, herbivorous, leftist Viking. I write about society, justice, and popular media. UChicago grad. Based in Iceland.

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Björn Jóhann

Björn Jóhann

A queer, herbivorous, leftist Viking. I write about society, justice, and popular media. UChicago grad. Based in Iceland.

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