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The Newsroom Season 1 Episode 2 recap I shouldn’t really have a problem with The Newsroom. I should just say, with the blasé disconnect of someone who doesn’t care that much, that the show is as trite as it wants to be important, that women who make stupid elementary mistakes in a medium like email that they would only have been using by-the-minute for at least 10 years are not adorable, and that the very elementary writing salvo, “Show, don’t tell” seems to have been forgotten entirely at Sorkin HQ, since Mac spends all her time screaming that Will’s not a dick (didn’t you think she wanted to say “dick”? Would HBO not allow this?) while he acts like one. Full Story
The Newsroom Season 1 Episode 1 recap Are you sick of reading about The Newsroom? Or did you watch, and now you're invigorated and all the reviews don't matter anymore? I read them all, of course, and I thought I'd be enraged. And I was - of course I was. It's only stupid blonde girls who make mistakes like asking questions and getting called “sorority girl” for their trouble. Full Story
As I mentioned yesterday, Aaron Sorkin’s new show The Newsroom, premiering on HBO Canada and HBO on Sunday at 10pm, is being ripped apart by critics. It’s not that they don’t have a point: Sorkin is sentimental, smug, preachy, wordy, and it can be infuriating the way he writes women. Full Story
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They’re dating??? 80% of you just clicked away when you realised this story is about a writer. But not just any writer! Few writers have the Aaron Sorkin profile. Writers are not supposed to live in front of their words. But somehow the Sorkins and the Diablo Codys of the world have become part of the conversation too. Full Story