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So Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs. But will the movie be any good?

You may have heard that Aaron Sorkin, the purveyor of verbal acrobatics and thinly-drawn female characters behind “West Wing” and “Social Network,” has written another biopic of a famous entrepreneur: Steve Jobs. 742 more words


Movie of the Week

A little while ago, I started doing a ‘Movie of the Week’ with my Year 10 classes, just in the last ten minutes of a lesson during the week. 438 more words

West Wing

What's your West Wing story?

The West Wing turned fifteen on September 22nd, 2014.

Fifteen years is a long time. Fifteen years ago, we were worrying about the Millennium Bug, paying $700 for DVD players, and using pagers. 175 more words

Aaron Sorkin

Semicircular Canals

One of the courses that I teach is AP Psychology, and today we talked about sensation, including motion detection and the semicircular canals.  So, of course I thought of the following exchange from “18th and Potomac” where Sam recaps a medical tidbit he learned from the First Lady: 27 more words


Who Do You Serve?

I love the attitude at the end of this episode how once it’s been agreed that they as a team are going to get ‘their fight on’ 230 more words


The Jackal

If you’ve read my last late-night post, you might have the idea of how edgy I am. Edgy enough to be daydreaming about a lighthouse-keeper job. 188 more words


Are You Willing to Jump into a Hole for Someone?

A few years back there was a popular television show called, “West Wing.”  I loved the show because I follow politics and this show gave a behind the scenes look at what the office of the Presidency might look like.   363 more words