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Aaron Sorkin

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment

Is "The Newsroom" really as bad as everyone on your Twitter feed says? Aaron Sorkin's latest may or may not be his best, but TV critics haven't un...

Does 'The Newsroom' Have Something to Offer the Sick Room?

Russ Gerber | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

While there are plenty of reasons given for the growing pessimism, there's an important case to be made for shifting one's focus and fostering an optimistic worldview.

What Project Is Aaron Sorkin Most Proud Of?

Posted 06.25.2012 | Fifty

"The show's got one foot in reality and one foot in this romantic wish-fulfillment fantasy," award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said of his lates...

'The Newsroom' Drinking Game

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin's HBO cable news drama "The Newsroom" has been so thoroughly pilloried in the week leading up to its premiere that it appears some drinki...

In Defense Of HBO's 'The Newsroom'

Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV
Maggie Furlong

HBO's "The Newsroom" has all the hallmarks of an Aaron Sorkin show, but there's one significant twist that should attract Sorkin fans and the uninitiated alike: He's making viewers the smart ones.

Maggie Furlong

Two 'Newsroom' Characters You Haven't Heard About | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" (premieres Sun., July 24, 10 p.m. ET on HBO) boasts a huge ensemble cast -- everyone from Jane Fonda as boss lady Leona Lansing, Jeff D...

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Cast Previews Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Drama | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" (premieres Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET on HBO) is very much an Aaron Sorkin show, and it's ruffled a lot of critical feathers. You've pro...

John Gallagher Jr. Talks Jumping From The Stage To 'The Newsroom'

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" hits HBO this Sunday, June 24 and John Gallagher Jr. is more than ready for audiences to see his portrayal of the shy, p...

Mike Ryan

Jane Fonda Talks 'The Newsroom,' Ted Turner & More | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

Recently, The Huffington Post joined Jane Fonda for lunch in Midtown Manhattan to talk about a wide range of topics, one of which was the upcoming HBO...

Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Show Will Give You A Migraine

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Ultimately, "The Newsroom" is the worst possible vehicle for promulgating the values and beliefs that the core characters profess. With shrill, self-righteous friends like these, journalism doesn't need enemies.

Behind Sorkin's Signature 'Walk & Talk'

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" creator Aaron Sorkin, known for his "walk and talk" dialogue, appropriately walked and talked with Savannah Guthrie on "Rock Center Wit...

Aaron Sorkin: Jeff Daniels Is Not Playing Keith Olbermann In 'The Newsroom'

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin's new HBO cable news drama "The Newsroom" centers on Jeff Daniels' character Will McAvoy, a well-liked TV newsman who undergoes a journal...

Jack Mirkinson

Aaron Sorkin Talks TV News, Women And Whether He's An Internet Hater | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin has returned to television. After several years away from the tube — he was busy writing Oscar-winning screenplays, apparently — the ...

Aaron Sorkin Learned From His 'Studio 60' Mistakes

Posted 08.06.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin is heading back to the small screen with "The Newsroom," HBO's upcoming series starring Jeff Daniels, which debuts on June 24. After s...

Aaron Sorkin Shares Early Details About Upcoming Steve Jobs Biopic

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

Acclaimed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin earned himself an Academy Award in 2011 for "The Social Network," a feature film that dramatized the founding of F...


E! Online | Posted 05.23.2012 | Celebrity

Charlotte York would totally approve of this one: Kristin Davis is dating writer Aaron Sorkin, multiple sources tell E! News. ...

On Time Passing

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home
Zaki Hasan

It's funny how a seemingly arbitrary milestone can end up becoming the cue ball that sends a whole mess of thoughts about age, personal growth and professional goals bouncing around your head.

Aaron Sorkin Writing Steve Jobs Movie

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Aaron Sorkin is going from Facebook to Apple. Sony Pictures officials say the Oscar-winning writer will write a screenplay based on th...

Aaron Sorkin Tells Syracuse Grads: You Are 'Super Dumb'

Posted 05.15.2012 | College

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the Social Network, used his particular blend of wit and principles to deliver a stirring commencement adress at Syracus...

Jane Fonda's 'Peace, Love & Misunderstanding': It's A Movie, It's Her Life, It's A Beautiful Thing

Liz Smith | Posted 07.09.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Jane told me, in a lively phone conversation last week: "If you cannot come to forgive your parents, accept them as human beings, how can you accept yourself and go forward in life? How can you truly be free? It's nice too, if your parents forgive you, as well. But they have had their journey, the focus should be yours."

New (Funnier) 'The Newsroom' Trailer

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

Prepare to enter "The Newsroom." But don't worry: Aaron Sorkin's eagerly anticipated new series drama is full of typical Sorkin comedy. The new "Ne...

'Parks & Rec': Bradley Whitford And A Nod To 'The West Wing'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

After a brief hiatus, "Parks & Recreation" (Thu., 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC) returned to a new time slot and the continuation of Leslie Knope's political ca...

Are Boy Bylines Better Than Girl Bylines?

Michele Weldon | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Michele Weldon

Do we have to resort to using initials in our bylines so our gender is hidden in order to get published, lauded, hired or promoted?

Sorkin Previews 'The Newsroom'

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.06.2012 | TV

"I've always thought of myself as somebody who, when it comes to comedy or drama, I don't do either one of them well enough to do only one of them," A...

HBO Schedules 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom' For June

Posted 04.04.2012 | TV

Fans of "True Blood" will be able to sink their teeth into new episodes starting Sun., June 10 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO. Based on Charlaine Harris' Sook...