By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 9, 2013
I have loved 'Sons of Anarchy,' but the show's best themes are increasingly divorced from its frenetic plots.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 7, 2013
Fitz's awfulness is part of 'Scandal's brilliant exploration of how terrible it is to have to violate your core principles for a totally mediocre person.
Two 'Saturday Night Live' sketches serve as a reminder that you can learn one lesson about race, but that doesn't mean you know everything.
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Justice Antonin Scalia isn't entirely wrong that pop culture's homogenized in ways that are unfortunate. But he's missing some of the point of great art.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 4, 2013
'Breaking Bad' fans paid for a death notice for Walter White. Here's what it tells us about the show, and how it'll be remembered.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 2, 2013
Towards the end of 'Breaking Bad's run, lots of us felt that Vince Gilligan was speaking to fans directly. But it's not clear what he was trying to say.
'Sons of Anarchy' clears out some big problems, but leaves doubts about whether it can fulfill the huge ambitions of its sixth season.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 1, 2013
The federal government's shutdown is a reminder of why the animating idea behind 'Parks and Recreation' is so valuable--and so rare.
Both networks look like they're backing down to the Republican Party, and they're doing so in ways that suggest diminished expectations for their own storytelling capacities.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on September 30, 2013
'Homeland' creator Alex Gansa on what we can expect from the third season as the battle moves from the field to Congress, and Carrie goes off her Lithium.