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Aaron Sorkin, the ‘Crack’ TV Writer

July 24, 2012


A close friend (who shares my affinity for situational anonymity) sent me this video and his comments, along with a request for my take on the excerpt from the program ‘Newsroom’, which is up for Emmy nominations. I will pass along the advisory note that he issued, as to the modest profanity employed by the […]

Rapanations Part Deux

July 17, 2012


I don’t think I explained the title ‘Rapanations’ in the last piece I wrote with that title. Rapanation is a transliteration of the word reparation into ebonics, or ‘ghetto’ speak. It of course, refers to the broad concept that Blacks are entitled to compensation for every instance of racism, the entire history of slavery and […]