This week was full of travel, as the First Family took a break from the big city -- and a breath of fresh air -- in Yosemite and the Carlsbad Caverns. Dr. Biden headed south to Central and South America, and the Vice President traced his roots in Ireland.
If you haven't heard Aaron Sorkin talk about screenwriting, you haven't seen Shakespeare the way it was meant to be played. Accordingly, the West Wing creator, whose relationship with the internet is best described as "fraught," announced on Wednesday that he had teamed up with the MasterClass program to offer a ... More »
The cast of The West Wing reunited this week 10 years after the shows final episode aired. And creator Aaron Sorkin says he is open to bringing it back.
The answer was delivered via monologue, of course
Ten years after the award-winning political drama went off the air, the cast of "The West Wing" reunited to share their favorite stories.
"... whether in a meeting or, as a New York Post article over the weekend claims, in the middle of a make-out session in the Map Room with the late daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale. The Secret Service presidential detail would have stopped him.... Show More Summary
This week, the President's attention was focused on Orlando, and on the worst mass shooting in American history. The President called it an act of terror and an act of hate. He spent the week making clear that we would get to the bottom...Show More Summary
I'm listening to a panel discussion reunion with the writers, producers and actors of The West Wing. It came as a special episode of the West Wing Weekly podcast, which continues to be more than excellent. I recently watched a whole bunch of West Wings, and stopped with S5 E17, which has what is imho the best line in any West Wing episode. Show More Summary
Every time we cover a Max Mara event, I remember a scene from The West Wing wherein something untoward happens to CJ Cregg’s coat, and she exclaims, in horror, “this is Max Mara!” I have no idea how that line came about, but given that it’s popped into my head multiple times for over ten Read More...
On Saturday, much of the cast of The West Wing reunited for a panel at Austin’s ATX Festival. Blessedly, it resulted in this Twitter conversation between my mom and dad, Janel Moloney (Donnatella Moss) and Joshua Malina (Will Bailey), about this historic selfie. Read more...
“The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin had some interesting comments about his departure from the NBC drama series after four seasons, including why he decided not to watch the series after he left the show. The New York Post’s Page.....
If there's anything more bizarre than real-life politics in this election year, it's CBS' new political satire BrainDead. Hailing from Robert and Michelle King, the husband-and-wife creative team behind The Good Wife, BrainDead is set in present-day Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Burgeoning Brooklyn rapper Desiigner has burst onto the scene in a big way, in large part due to Kanye West taking him under his wing, as well as in addition to his smash hit, “Panda,” which owned the charts for quite some time and is still being blasted at virtually every nightclub across the globe. […]
The administration gets back together. Read more...
“No human being will ever again write 22 one hour episodes for four years. Beautifully written, complicated verbally, complicated personally, funny, about something [episodes]. That's 11 feature films a years. It is extraordinary and...Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas — The West Wing may be an iconic piece of trailblazing television, but the story of its initial journey to the small screen is one with unforeseen complications and an unlikely hero — the Internet. It was the late '90s...Show More Summary
Stars Bradley Whitford, Dule Hill, Janel Moloney, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff and Melissa Fitzgerald were joined by executive producers Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme. read more
IN PUBLISHING AT LEAST IT WAS ALWAYS A KIND OF SCAM: The twilight of the ‘West Wing’ economy?
As many saw on the TV networks, Senator Bernie Sanders, standing with his wife, Jane, at his side spoke to reporters on the West Wing driveway after his meeting with President Obama. After thanking President Obama and Vice President Biden for maintaining “a degree of impartiality” during the long Democratic primary, Sanders said he would [...]Show More Summary
Everything you think you know about world geography is probably wrong. There are millions of reasons to love The West Wing, especially in a literally insane election year. But for design nerds, these four minutes in which White House Press Secretary C.J. Show More Summary