For The West Wing Weekly podcast, co-host Hrishikesh Hirway created an extended remix of the podcast’s theme song then had West Wing superfan Lin-Manuel Miranda write and record an ode to the Aaron Sorkin series. I'll be listening to this on a non-stop loop for the next four years. You can download both a clean or explicit version of the song right here.
Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda is enough of a West Wing fan that the musical’s orchestra used the theme music from Aaron Sorkin’s TV series to give him a sendoff after his final stage performance. So it’s on fitting that he returned the...Show More Summary
Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, have a lot in common. They're both fiery wordsmiths, well-known for their ability to write spellbinding swathes of dialogue, not to mention their shared fascination with American politics. Given those similarities, it seemed inevitable that their minds would meet. Show More Summary
“Hamilton” creator and “West Wing” fanboy Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new rap Monday in honor of Aaron Sorkin’s famous characters.
"What's next?" That was the oft-repeated catchphrase on Aaron Sorkin's political drama series The West Wing and now, West Wing superfan Lin-Manuel Miranda (also known as the creator and star of Hamilton), has penned a tribute rap by the same name. Miranda released the song on Monday as part of a... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Lin-Manuel Miranda The West Wing
The many loves of the always enthusiastic Lin-Manuel Miranda include rap and The West Wing. Just as he fused the former with historic American politics in Hamilton, he has now combined it with Aaron Sorkin’s beloved drama in the newly...Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts (links below): New York Times DealBook: Critics Say Trump Appointees Can Dodge a Huge Tax Bill. That’s Not the Case, by Aaron Ross Sorkin: “Not only is Donald Trump giving a gang of billionaires control of our government, he’s offering them a special tax...
We warned that this was happening. In case you don’t already know – this is Aaron Ross Sorkin: “Andrew Ross Sorkin is a columnist for The New York Times and the founder and editor-at-large of DealBook, an online daily financial report published by The Times that he started in 2001. Show More Summary
Listen up, gladiators, for the low price of $90 you can learn to write a TV pilot from the queen of TV herself, Shonda Rhimes. Like Aaron Sorkin, Serena Williams, and Christina Aguilera before her, Rhimes is teaching a MasterClass online. The class will cover many facets of the TV-writing gig, from ... More »
The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin will be honored with the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Sorkin will receive the award, given in recognition of his career andShow More Summary
'The West Wing' and "The Newsroom' creator will get the WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for his achievement in television writing. read more
Eight best picture mentions. George and Rosemary Clooney. Tori and Candy Spelling. Nancy and Barbara—but not Frank—Sinatra. Emerson, Wharton and Longfellow (but not Emerson, Lake and Palmer). Aaron Sorkin and Michael Bay. Jerry Orbach and Jerry Maguire. Show More Summary
Nearly a decade ago, Dev Patel made his film debut in Slumdog Millionaire, playing a teenager from the slums of Mumbai, India, whose life is changed after a legendary run on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. This year, Patel can be seen in Lion, a similarly moving rags-to-riches story ... More »
Cycles go 'round. Events and patterns persist, until sufficiently disruptive conditions call for something different, something else, something of deeper truth I am mulling over the words of Aaron Sorkin to his daughter: "(in the results of this election)...Hate was given hope. Show More Summary
Hollywood has reacted to the election of Donald Trump the way Indiana Jones reacts to snakes. Following the election, "The West Wing" and "The Social Network" screenwriter Aaron Sorkin wrote … Click to Continue »
In the wake of Donald Trump's win in the election, some parents are finding themselves struggling with what to say to reassure their children about their futures. Then there's screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (known for The Social Network and...Show More Summary
‘We’ve embarrassed ourselves in front of our children and the world’
Trump was elected by "Angry young white men who think rap music and Cinco de Mayo are a threat to their way of life" The post Aaron Sorkin’s Post-Election Letter to His Daughters is Unsurprisingly Melodramatic appeared first on RedState.
As the creator of The West Wing and writer of The American President and A Few Good Men, Aaron Sorkin knows a thing or two about the drama of politics. But like most of us, Sorkin would prefer that his presidents bring him to tears by...Show More Summary
Table Cell HE FEEDS YOU A NARROW VISION OF THE NEWS AS A RESULT - WHEN HE KEEPS TELLING YOU HOW HE GOT HIS ASS KICKED 50 YEARS AGO...............THE LOCAL NEWS MEDIA LOOKS PAST THE NUMBER OF "BLACK PEOPLE WHO GOT THEIR ASS KICKED INShow More Summary