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The presidential primary season may be over and done with, but people are getting in their political fix anyway they can--even if that means byway of fictional political television shows.
It took one very lively meeting to convince Sorkin to take the plunge.
While social media revolutionized the way we communicate, we must not underestimate the power and credibility that traditional media relations provides.
His acting career is percolating nicely -- featured role on a hit sitcom, parts in Oscar-winning films such as Argo and respected series such as The Newsroom -- but Chris Messina couldn't pass up the opportunity to direct a film of his own.
It's always a toss up of priorities. I know as I'm gorging on good material that there are moments I should savor. But the total package is so seductive that I can't be bothered to be polite, reasonable, health conscious or disciplined.
The series had its fair share of controversial episodes this season, including last week's campus rape storyline, which provided
Freida Pinto and her Slumdog co-star Dev Patel are calling it quits after 6 years together.
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.
I propose that it is time for us to accept as a premise in whatever environmental discussions we have -- or indeed, in any deliberations on anything taking place in the future -- the fact that the world is coming to an end.