June 9: Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, Charlie Wilson’s War, The Social Network, Moneyball, The Newsroom, and a number of other intelligent, ideologically liberal films, television shows, and plays, was born in Manhattan on this date in 1961. Sorkin’s first major success as a writer was with A Few Good Men, a play about abuse […]

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O My America: Coffee and a Donut

by Lawrence Bush The Aftermath. After three minutes of sitting and eating. A paper bag, a paper receipt, a paper napkin, a crumpled tissue paper, a plastic cup, a plastic cup cover, a plastic straw, a paper straw wrapper, all bound for the garbage can and, eventually, the ocean. Never again, my Beloved Planet. Never […]

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