Tag: aaron sorkin

Angelina didn't see this coming at all when she starred in 1995 film Hackers.

Hackers To Crush Sony Pictures Unless Sony Wants To Be Pen Pals

The shadowy hacker group that has been sowing chaos, panic, and dissension in the ranks of Sony Pictures Entertainment by releasing thousands of private emails also has a condescendingly benevolent side. The group, calling themselves Guardians of Peace (yes, in...

Aaron Sorkin, Media Critic

Have you ever wondered what Aaron Sorkin's "media diet" is? No? Neither have we, but he's going to tell us. And guess what? He does not like this newfangled media stuff on this interwebs thingy. No, he likes his...

Peggy Noonan And Maureen Dowd Double-Team The President

Hooray, it's a Dowd-Nooners one-two punch! Oh, did 90 percent of the American people support expanding gunbuyer background checks at gun shows and on the Internet? And was it blocked by 42 Republican senators and Four Bad Dems? Sorry,...

Valerie Jarrett Just Making Up Badass Obama Quotes

In case you missed it in today's New York Liberal Rag, we want to bring you a particularly interesting tidbit from an "oral history" of Obama's first term, which has a far different meaning than when it refers to...

Newsroom Recap, Season 1 Episode Something: It Is Long Past Time To Fire Maggie

Last night's Newsroom was about many important things presumably, like good journalists being very angry about having to cover the snuff porn that was the Casey Anthony trial, and Rupert Murdoch's British phone-tapping empire, and Olivia Munn being awesome....

This Episode Of Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom Will Rank With The M*A*S*H* Finale, We Are Sure

Turn on the Benny Hill music! Our noble newscast is bumbling and flailing like it is not the greatest newscast in the history of Edward R. Murrow! Everything is going wrong! Their dude in Egypt -- the Rachel Maddow/Stephen...

Newsroom Episode Four: How Is Aaron Sorkin Belittling Women Today?

After Gabrielle Giffords (HIIII GABBY! HIIII!) is shot and almost killed in a Tucson strip mall toward the end of this week's Old Man Sorkin Presents: Get Off My Lawn, there is a devastatingly suspenseful sequence when we literally...

Newsroom Episode Three: In ‘Sports Night’ At Least They Got To Throw Some Humps

Newsroom episode three: Still no humping. But they will hump because this is an Aaron Sorkin show and Sorkin doesn't just recycle dialogue but entire series. In this case? He's recycled Sports Night. Let the humping begin! Sorkin...

A Comprehensive Recap of Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom,’ Episode Two

Just with fewer good parts and more berating of female coworkers.

A Wonkette Recap Of HBO’s ‘Newsroom’: Will They Hump? Yes, They Will Hump

Jeff Daniels is sitting on a college panel, and he's being a dick. He sneers half-assed answers to every question, and then he gets asked a question by a pretty young blonde woman, about America Is Awesome U-S-A. He...

A Children’s Treasury Of Brutal Reviews Of Aaron Sorkin’s Terrible New Show

Is everybody excited to watch the new HBO drama about teevee news from writer Aaron Sorkin, the guy famous for showing a bunch of glib robot character spout out Aaron Sorkin's glib fantasy political views? Studio 60 and, to...

Perfectly Gross Movie About John Edwards Now In the Works

If you've managed to stay interested in the whole long, sordid tale of John Edwards, with the cancer and the lies and the infidelity and the new-agers and the bastard children and the aides with creepy hero-worship complexes and...

Jimmy Smits Used To Play Barack Obama In Future-Predicting TV Show ‘The West Wing’

Remember that show, The West Wing, which was a show about terrible libtards talking very fast while they raced through underground tunnels? Ugh. (Maybe we are just bitter because Aaron Sorkin's next venture, Matthew Perry's Variety Hour For Humorless...

Emo vs. Reggaeton

Why would Obama rather surf in beachy Hawaii and be President than live in Nairobi with his brother in a subprime lean-to? Embarrassing reggaeton musical act "Daddy Yankee" endorses McCain, at one of Cindy's 11 high schools. ...

Gossip Roundup: Bulletproof?

Gossip Roundup: The ’08 Thong Collection