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Alyssa Rosenberg

  1. overnights
    Girls Season 3 Finale Recap: One of Those Artist Couples“Can’t one thing ever be easy with you?”
  2. overnights
    Girls Recap: It Just Hurts to Be a ShellShosh’s superpower may be to arrive at the most cutting truth by the ditziest route possible.
  3. overnights
    Girls Recap: Play With MeA blonde wig and some naughty underthings can’t solve every problem.
  4. Girls Recap: Cathy Cartoons“It’s not easy being married to an odd man.”
  5. overnights
    Girls Recap: The Broadway SceneThis week, we see even more of the person Hannah is when she has a job.
  6. overnights
    Girls Recap: The Time of My LifeHannah and Co. head to a beach house on Long Island. And it’s totally chill and no one fights or anything.
  7. overnights
    Girls Recap: AdvertorialFor the first time this season, Girls felt like it was on Hannah’s side.
  8. back and forth
    Is Hannah Horvath TV’s Most Selfish Character?And do Dunham and her fellow Girls producers care if we hate her?
  9. overnights
    Girls Recap: The True Struggles of HumanityHannah really needs to start paying attention to what’s going on around her.
  10. overnights
    Girls Recap: Fat-Free Muffin of Sociopathic Detachment“Are you going to call me self-involved too?
  11. overnights
    Girls Recap: Enjoy Your Evening, Enjoy Your Life“It’s really amazing that the four of you have accomplished so little in the four years since college.”
  12. overnights
    Girls Season Three Premiere Recap: Neanderthal Sex Addict Sociopath Girls has always been about unreliable narrators, but in the third season, it’s counting us among them.
  13. overnights
    Homeland Season Three Finale Recap: A Kind of PeaceWe have absolutely no idea where Homeland could go from here. And that’s a great place for this show to be.
  14. overnights
    Homeland Recap: The Most Wanted Man in the WorldIt looked like Homeland was back to being the show our recapper loved again. And then it chickened out.
  15. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Relax the GoatAt least the show has the decency to acknowledge that Saul’s second “play” is a long shot.
  16. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Never Have to See You AgainSaul has an absolutely crazy plan.
  17. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Knowing the GameWe’re coming to terms with the fact that Homeland is a show in which the characters don’t make the same decisions that actual humans would.
  18. overnights
    Homeland Recap: The Eyes of GodCunning passages. Impudent crimes.
  19. what to do
    Ethical Pop-Culture Consumption’s Slippery SlopeIt gets more complicated than punishing the Ender’s Game movie for Orson Scott Card’s writing.
  20. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Duck HuntingSenator Lockhart is just what this show needs.
  21. deep dives
    Why Did Homeland’s Twist Feel Like a Cheat?This week’s episode was something new for the show.
  22. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Full-Blown Contagion“Game On” was an episode that left us torn between pleasure at the show’s nervy plotting, and rage-y frustration.
  23. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Like a CockroachAmount of Saul in this episode? Zero.
  24. Homeland Recap: The Big LieCarrie: Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.
  25. overnights
    Homeland Season Premiere Recap: Keepers of the Sacred FlameThe show is doing something more interesting than simply minimizing liabilities.