Alyssa Rosenberg

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

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Shonda Rhimes’s female characters are not particularly angry, but television would be a better, more interesting place for a dose of female rage.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Decreasing the league’s arrest rates, eliminating distractions and improving players’ family lives would all be net benefits for professional football.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Nobody is coming for your toys. And in acting like they are, geek communities have done serious damage to their own credibility.

  • Sep 19, 2014

Be honest: What would you really pay for individual cable channels?

  • Sep 18, 2014

It is no mystery why a mother with a job, a feckless husband and no support from her employer in finding child care is struggling.

  • Sep 18, 2014

New data from a survey that measures brand’s reputations suggests that women are rebounding from negative perceptions of the NFL faster than men, who remain skeptical.

  • Sep 18, 2014

What is the Kentucky Senate candidate trying to say in a new ad targeting incumbent Mitch McConnell?

  • Sep 18, 2014

The weepy new Fox drama follows a group of teenagers living semi-permanently in what appears to be the world’s swankest hospital.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Which women, other than Roz Chast, should have been nominated? Plus, Lucifer comes to Los Angeles and a very funny pitch for Ken Burns on Ken Burns.

  • Sep 17, 2014

A clutch of Oscar contenders and big blockbusters focus on what it means to take care of someone else, and how much energy and emotion it takes to do that job well.

  • Sep 17, 2014
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About
Alyssa Rosenberg blogs about pop culture for The Washington Post's Opinions section. Before coming to The Post, Alyssa was the culture editor at ThinkProgress, the television columnist at Women and Hollywood. a columnist for the XX Factor at Slate and a correspondent for The Atlantic.com. She has also been an editor at Washingtonian.com and a staff correspondent at Government Executive. Alyssa grew up in Massachusetts and holds a B.A. in humanities from Yale University. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, New York, The Daily Beast, The New Republic, Salon, and many other publications.
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