Tag Archives: Aaron Sorkin

Tread Perilously — The Newsroom: Oh Shenandoah

Tread Perilously makes its first trip into the wild world of Aaron Sorkin with an episode he had to call “Oh Shenandoah.” To be honest, we’re not completely sure why he did that. While Will sits in the clink and … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never: The West Wing

As I write this I’m wrapping up the final episode of a whirlwind of Netflixing the entire 150+ episode run of NBC’s The West Wing in about a month. I’d never seen more than a handful of episodes of  Aaron Sorkin’s White … Continue reading

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Not About Wine: Why I Hate The Newsroom, But Can’t Stop Watching It

In high school, my AP History teacher made a comment that still sticks with me: “we don’t deal in counterfactual historiography.” What he meant was that it is silly to speculate on what might have happened in history, that reinterpreting … Continue reading

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