Alyssa Rosenberg

Alyssa Rosenberg writes about culture and television for Slate’s “XX Factor” blog. She also contributes to ThinkProgress and theatlantic.com.

The XX Factor
July 15 2013 4:40 PMStop Hiding, J.K. Rowling
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July 9 2013 4:46 PMJudy Blume Stands Up for Kids Fighting Censorship in Chicago   
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July 2 2013 3:59 PMStop Trying to Make Roseanne Barr Happen
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June 28 2013 12:50 PMAdvice for the Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie: Be NC-17.
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June 26 2013 4:25 PMDavid Dinsmore's Refreshing Defense of Page 3 Girls   
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June 21 2013 10:41 AMBrad Pitt Wins the Zombie War but Loses the Daddy Wars in World War Z
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June 18 2013 10:25 AMSexism Beef at the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
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June 14 2013 12:54 PMZack Snyder's Man of Steel Is the Feminist Action Movie of the Year
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June 10 2013 12:03 PMGame Of Thrones Lady Power Rankings, Finale Edition
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June 5 2013 3:36 PMJezebel Writer Tries to Shame Her Harassers. Does That Ever Work?
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May 31 2013 3:42 PMMonica Potter and Busy Phillips Speak Up About Hollywood's Baby-Weight Delusions
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May 29 2013 1:03 PMWho Should Play a Young Hillary Clinton in Rodham?
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May 24 2013 4:17 PMWhy Are Only Depressing Things “Authentic?”
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May 21 2013 5:19 PMWhy Movies and TV Should Take Mindy Kaling's Advice on Kissing—Sort of
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May 20 2013 12:41 PMGame of Thrones Lady Power Rankings: Week Eight
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July 12 2013 1:03 PMPacific Rim Fights Monsters, Argues Men and Women Can Be Friends
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July 8 2013 3:27 PMCharles Saatchi Dumps Nigella Lawson Because She Hasn’t Been Supportive Since He Grabbed Her Neck
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July 1 2013 4:32 PMKristen Wiig Says No Bridesmaids Sequel. Where Is Our Lady Franchise?
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June 27 2013 5:56 PMWhy We’ll Never Have a Female Tony Soprano
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June 24 2013 5:38 PMMen Loved The Sopranos Like No Other Show (Except for All the Other Ones)
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June 19 2013 5:15 PMShould Kickstarter Have Taken Down Gross Guide to Getting Awesome With Women?
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June 17 2013 1:08 PMMelissa McCarthy Finally Responds to Film Critic Who Called Her a "Hippo"
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June 11 2013 4:12 PMMagazine Heralds a New Golden Age of Print With Six Old White Guys on Its Cover
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June 6 2013 11:46 AMTurning 40 Is No Longer THE END for Actresses in Hollywood
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June 3 2013 3:56 PMGame of Thrones Lady Power Rankings: Week Nine
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May 30 2013 3:23 PMDissed by Romeo for Juliet, Rosaline to Get Her Own Movie
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May 28 2013 11:39 AMJoe Francis and the Farce of the Public Apology
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May 23 2013 5:24 PMBrad Pitt Will No Longer Do Sex Scenes. He Doesn't Have to.
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May 20 2013 4:20 PMFive Women We're Excited to See on Network TV This Fall
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May 16 2013 5:39 PMStar Trek Into Darkness Embraces Bromance At Uhura's Expense

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  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.