Alyssa Rosenberg, Washington Post

Alyssa Rosenberg

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Recent articles by Alyssa:

We need to know the truth about Jeffrey Epstein and his friends. All of it.

Rich, depraved men are tolerated across the political spectrum. This is a chance to indict everyone, not to score partisan points. → Read More

Did Nike cede territory to white supremacists by pulling the Betsy Ross flag shoe?

Colin Kaepernick, Gov. Doug Ducey, Nike, Beto O’Rourke and Mitch McConnell are all wrong. → Read More

What Kamala Harris is asking of us is so much harder than a food fight

The Trump Show has been nasty but fundamentally glib. What comes next might be much harder. → Read More

Highlights magazine is right about what we owe migrant children — and U.S. children, too

Children deserve more than we're giving them. Immigration isn't the only area in which that's true. → Read More

E. Jean Caroll's story shows Trump will never be held accountable for his treatment of women

To be a woman right now is to live with a horrifying sense that some people are too protected to ever be brought down. → Read More

‘Euphoria’ has many penises, Zendaya and very few ideas

The kids might not be all right, but they're not this exhausting. → Read More

What 'Tales of the City,' a story that began in the 1970s, tells us about how to fix politics in 2019

Kindness and assumption of goodwill have rarely felt more radical, or more necessary. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 6 review: ‘The Iron Throne’ melts

A once-grandiose show, "Game of Thrones" goes out on a goofy note, just like the high fantasies it once critiqued. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ was an imperfect show that was perfect for its era

The very flaws that made the series controversial made it an ideal vehicle for debate. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 5 review: ‘The Bells’ toll for thee, Daenerys

"Game of Thrones" has always been a show about family. On Mother's Day, it delivered on that promise in fiery fashion. → Read More

What would a feminist ending for ‘Game of Thrones’ actually look like?

It could be a triumph. But a tragedy could still convey important messages. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 4 review: ‘The Last of the Starks’ tangles up Westeros’s past and future

Knowing who someone was doesn’t mean you know who they are now. → Read More

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'The Long Night' sticks us visually and intellectually in the dark

"Game of Thrones" turns in a disaster episode — literally and figuratively. → Read More

If the Marvel Cinematic Universe is TV, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ proves the Golden Age is over

"Avengers: Endgame" may be sprawling, but it's a return to the same broad, bland storytelling that defined television before Tony Soprano and Carrie Bradshaw. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 2 review: ‘A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms'

Everyone is about to die, but what a send-off. → Read More

The only way ‘Game of Thrones’ can end

If the show wants to be true to George R.R. Martin's best ideas, there can be no happy ending. → Read More

Losing ‘You’re the Worst’ and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ in the same week was painful, but perfect

There's something perfect about these two shows about mental illness, love and adulthood ending within three days of each other and offering very different solutions. → Read More

‘Real Housewives of D.C.’ flopped. It needed George and Kellyanne Conway.

Bravo was almost a decade too early, and not nearly depraved enough. → Read More

‘Captain Marvel’ is the ‘Lean In’ of superhero movies

Marvel's first superhero movie to focus on a female main character leaves enormous opportunities on the table. It's a real disappointment. → Read More

'Leaving Neverland' makes the case for leaving Michael Jackson behind, but not before listening to his music one last time

We should listen to what Jackson was telling us in plain sight. And we need to ask ourselves why we might value beautiful fictions more than ugly truths. → Read More