“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.)

Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark

Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.

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