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Aaron Sorkin

Entries by Aaron Sorkin

Why the Sublime Schtick of Sid Caesar Still Matters

(135) Comments | Posted December 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sid Caesar is making his way to a small stage in a banquet room at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pasadena. The occasion is the annual Television Critics Association Awards and a few weeks ago when you heard Caesar was getting their Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to television you...

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In Her Defense, I'm Sure the Moose Had It Coming

(7859) Comments | Posted December 8, 2010 | 2:26 AM

"Unless you've never worn leather shoes, sat upon a leather chair or eaten meat, save your condemnation."

You're right, Sarah, we'll all just go fuck ourselves now.

The snotty quote was posted by Sarah Palin on (like all the great frontier women who've come before her) her Facebook page to...

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Bumper-Sticker Patriotism Is No Way to Honor Our Veterans

(858) Comments | Posted November 11, 2010 | 12:18 AM

I was 18 when President Carter rattled America's saber. The Soviets had just invaded Afghanistan, and Carter wanted to show the Russians that we weren't kidding around so he re-instituted registration for the draft. (He didn't re-institute the draft, just registration for the draft.) I'd just finished my freshman year...

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Now That You Mention It, Rock Hudson Did Seem Gay

(837) Comments | Posted May 12, 2010 | 7:19 PM

This is a sentence I never thought I would type: I'm coming to the defense of a theatre critic.

Newsweek's Ramin Setoodeh wrote an article last week titled "Straight Jacket" in which he argues that gay actors can't and shouldn't play straight characters. His "Exhibit A"...

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