“The Ten Best Aaron Sorkin Rants”
I don’t like the man’s politics, but he surely can: write. #4–Philip Seymour Hoffman in Charlie Wilson’s War–is particularly great.
(Apparently, though, you’ll have to look elsewhere for that particular clip. Sorry.)
1) Our own government chides those of us who pay taxes for being greedy because we don’t want to give the politicians even more of our money to do things...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
No, I am not making that up. He really does. Go read for yourself. Bookworm has more about this new,
Whereas once any layman could instantly appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of say, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Michelangelo’s David, or a great classical symphony, in the 20 century, modern art became merely an excuse for the artist and his champion critic to write a treatise explaining the work of art in the first place. But what caused art to become so insular?