Sorkin, Citing Sorkin
by Perry Michael Simon on June 25, 2012
If you write a lot, it’s quite likely that you’ll unconsciously plagiarize from the writer whose work you know best, namely, yourself. It’s hard NOT to, unless you can remember every word you’ve written. (I most certainly cannot, which is why I’ll give others a pass on this unless it’s egregious) On the occasion of this week’s debut of his latest rapid-fire-dialogue-fest The Newsroom, here’s an over-seven-minute supercut that demonstrates why, when you watch an Aaron Sorkin show or movie, you might get that deja vu feeling.