Ana Diaz is a culture writer and critic based in the Twin Cities. She is a nationally syndicated writer whose work has appeared in places like NPR, Wired, and The Verge. She currently works as a culture writer at Vox Media’s gaming and entertainment vertical, Polygon. There, she covers internet culture, fandom, and video games, with a specific emphasis on the Pokémon franchise and the game Genshin Impact. Her most favorite activity in the entire world is reading in a sunny spot while snuggling her cat.