West Wing, Martin Sheen

And now … Sorkinisms

If you’re a fan of Aaron Sorkin (I’m a huge fan), or even if you’re not, you’ll find this interesting. Now that I’ve seen it, however, I’m wondering if I’ll ever be able to watch another Sorkin production without being totally distracted by the Sorkinisms.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S78RzZr3IwI&feature=player_embedded&rel=0]

6 thoughts on “And now … Sorkinisms

    1. Yes, go on. Yours is what we’d call an informed opinion.

      I saw him in an interview recently. It was said he crams so much fast-paced dialogue into his scripts that they run 25 pages longer than the average script. Maybe if he eliminated all the repetition …

  1. Over the years I have discovered an interesting but disturbing phenomenon, that the proper meanings of some words in my aging brain have morphed into improper variants. Accordingly I check my dictionary more often, particularly words of criticism or controversy, and keep a vocabulary list on my computer desktop in a textedit file. After watching the video in this post I added “trite” to the list.

    1. ROFL. I know exactly what you mean. Isn’t great to have online dictionaries at our fingertips (as opposed to the shelf full of assorted printed dictionaries I used to have above my work desk).

... and that's my two cents