Jacob Brogan

Washington, D.C.

Assistant editor with Outlook and PostEverything

Education: Yale University, BA in Religious Studies; Cornell University, PhD in English Literature

Jacob Brogan is an assistant editor with Outlook and PostEverything at The Washington Post.
Latest from Jacob Brogan

    Dogs live in a human-dominated world. And that’s just fine with them.

    Most of the available research indicates that dogs do engage in behaviors of dominance and submission. But many dog researchers reject the premise that responsible ownership means showing them who’s boss.

    August 10, 2021

    What we’ll keep

    The pandemic made us change our lives. Here are 11 ways we won’t change back.

    April 27, 2021

    The surprisingly elusive definition of ‘life’

    Scientists don’t actually agree on what’s alive and what’s not, Carl Zimmer explains.

    March 26, 2021

    The strangest thing about the pandemic is that it isn’t strange anymore

    We have accustomed ourselves to the reality that we will be able to live better, but not quite as well as we once did.

    October 1, 2020

    Every pandemic-themed TV commercial is an empty advertisement for advertising

    The coronavirus as seen through the lens of the covid commercial is essentially unreal.

    June 3, 2020

    ‘The Bachelor’ finale turns into a nightmare as Peter’s mom eviscerates the woman he chooses

    Peter Weber's mother much preferred Hannah Ann, her son's runner-up, and it led to an excrutiating scene.

    March 11, 2020

    Did producer meddling ruin this season of ‘The Bachelor’ or save it?

    "The Bachelor" thrives on meddling. Did Peter Weber's season go too far?

    March 9, 2020

    ‘I have been intimate, and I can’t lie to you about that,’ Bachelor Peter Weber tells Madison

    One of the Bachelor’s leading ladies gives him an ultimatum. Will he follow through?

    February 24, 2020

    A disastrous night of hometown visits on ‘The Bachelor’

    Peter Weber doesn't meet one of his finalists' families. Yet he still keeps her around.

    February 17, 2020