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Aaron Sorkin

Terrorism's Tour de Farce: Sony and Cheney

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Shrum and Lowry discuss North Korea's film fatwa and Cheney's eagerness to become Mr. Torture. Then: If Nixon recognized China 25 years after its Communist Revolution, why shouldn't Obama do so with Cuba 50 years later? And can the third Bush beat the first woman?

Aaron Sorkin Partly Blames Media For 'The Interview' Being Pulled

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

As the cyber attack on Sony Pictures revealed a cache of stolen emails, including bits of news and gossip, both Aaron Sorkin and Judd Apatow were amon...

Cowardly Sony Pictures Caves: The Slippery Slope of Self-Censorship

Clay Calvert | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment
Clay Calvert

The bottom line is that this has become a fiscal and free speech fiasco for Sony. It sends a terrible message to this country's enemies and it sends us down a slippery slope of self-censorship and silence. When Hollywood is asked to put up or shut up, it will shut up.

If Kim Jong Un Just Hacked Aaron Sorkin, the World Just Got a Little More Dangerous

MP Nunan | Posted 12.17.2014 | World
MP Nunan

If indeed it was North Korea that hacked Sony Pictures? This is a massive cyber-crime carried out by a pariah state against a US company.

The Sony Hacking Scandal

Mike Smith | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Smith

The Sony Hacking Scandal

The Finale Of 'The Newsroom' May Have Given Us Its Worst Scene Ever

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin's cable-news drama "The Newsroom" took its final bow on Sunday, but not without giving us a few more cringeworthy moments for posterity. ...

The 3 Things You Need To Know About 'The Newsroom' Finale

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

After three seasons, Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" came to a close on Sunday night following a shortened, six-episode final season. Much like the show...

Aaron Sorkin Slams Media In Op-Ed About Sony Hack

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

In an op-ed published by the New York Times on Sunday, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin slammed news outlets for covering information leaked online i...

The Death of Smart

Eve Simon | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Eve Simon

While my love of Aaron Sorkin's writing remains intact regardless of how often language, scenarios and character archetypes repeat throughout his repertoire, I'm really at a loss right now. Given this last episode's ham-fisted time-out worthy tantrum, I think it's time to call bullshit.

Rape Episode Of 'The Newsroom' Could Be Its Biggest Misstep Yet

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday's episode of "The Newsroom" -- the series' penultimate installment -- made waves with a storyline about the victim of rape on a college campus....

Allison Janney Wants Her Real-Life Arguments To Be Like 'The West Wing'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment

You're not the only one who wishes you could spout off Aaron Sorkin-level dialogue on a daily basis. Just ask Allison Janney. The actress joined Hu...

Jeff Daniels Explains Why Some Critics Bash 'The Newsroom'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jeff Daniels won't say for sure whether Aaron Sorkin truly apologized for previous seasons of "The Newsroom" -- "maybe he did, maybe he didn't," Danie...

HBO's Media-Focused Drama The Newsroom Returns for a Riveting Final Season

Ed Martin | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.

Christian Bale Won't Play Steve Jobs After All

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

Less than two weeks after Aaron Sorkin said that Christian Bale would play Steve Jobs in the screenwriter's forthcoming biopic about the late Apple co...

Can You See It? Christian Bale Officialy Playing Steve Jobs

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

Christian Bale didn't even have to audition to land the role of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin's new biopic, Sorkin said in a recent interv...

West Wing's Bradley Whitford: Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor

Lonna Saunders | Posted 12.20.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

A guy who still calls Wisconsin home despite his Hollywood success, Whitford is stumping for Democratic candidate Mary Burke over incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker.

WTF Happened to TV News?

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media
Richard Zombeck

Both the show and I have our moments, but what gets me about The Newsroom is that it's "The News" the way a guy my age remembers it, wishes it still were and thinks it still should be -- honest, accurate, compelling and dripping with integrity.

Adina Porter on True Blood and The Newsroom

Andrew Fish | Posted 09.24.2014 | TV
Andrew Fish

After several seasons sating her addictive drive with a hateful brand of religious fervor, she has succumbed to the lure of vampire blood, which she believes is linking her to Tara's tortured spirit.

Rob Lowe Is Up For A 'West Wing' Reunion -- Under This One Condition

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Good news, Sam Seaborn lovers: Rob Lowe is totally down for a "West Wing" reunion. During a conversation with HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri about...

Why Watching TV Is a Good Thing

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Carolyn Ziel

When someone says, "I don't watch TV," I take offense to the snub for the people in the entertainment business and because the nay-sayers are just not giving TV the respect it has earned.

Fossil Fuels as Clear and Present Danger

Elie Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Elie Jacobs

For far too long the narrative about renewables and clean energy has tilted towards the doom and gloom of climate change and that's the wrong way to do it.

Aaron Sorkin, Get Your Facts Straight Before Commenting On Women In Film

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women

Successful screenwriter and widely acclaimed wordsmith Aaron Sorkin hasn't been too great with his words lately. During a Q&A for Tribeca Innovati...

Aaron Sorkin Has No Reason to Apologize

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rutendo Nyamuda

Aaron Sorkin wrote a TV series from his creative perspective and either you love it or you don't. It's that simple.

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Play Steve Jobs (Or Not)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio could play Steve Jobs for director Danny Boyle in Aaron Sorkin's untitled movie about t...

Amy Schumer's 'Newsroom' Parody Is So Spot-On, It Hurts

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Head’s up “The Newsroom” fans, this one might sting a bit. Aaron Sorkin’s popular HBO series will be skewered through parody on tonight’...