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Aaron Sorkin’s Twitter Got Hacked

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The @AaronSorkin Twitter account you see above may not look legit, but according to <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/aaron-sorkin-finally-joins-twitter-385057" target="_blank">THR</a>, <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/10/31/aaron-sorkin-joins-twitter/" target="_blank">EntertainmentWeekly</a>, <a href="http://www.salon.com/2012/10/31/aaron_sorkin_notorious_internet_hater_joins_twitter/" target="_blank">Salon</a>, and others, who reported him joining the site at the end of last month, it indeed belongs to the real Aaron Sorkin.

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SUPERCUT: Not for nothing, but this Aaron Sorkinisms supercut is really quite something

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Every artist has idiosyncrasies, but there are times when someone's tics are so perfectly and succinctly illustrated that it becomes impossible to un-see.

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Winklevoss Twins Finally Give Up The Fight With Facebook

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In 2003, twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and their friend Divya Narendra hired Mark Zuckerberg to help them build HarvardConnection (later renamed ConnectU), a dating website exclusively for Harvard students.

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Aaron Sorkin Still Doesn’t Have A Facebook Page, Hates Yahoo Commenters

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I have to say, I kind of really like <a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/topics/media-diet_1/">The Atlantic's "Media Diet" series</a>, in which they ask famous people, usually writers and journalists and others of that ilk, where they get their news from.

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Heroic judge orders Winklevoss Twins to stop whining, being so white

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In late 2003, twin Harvard rowers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Winklevoss-armie-hammer.jpg" target="_blank">played by Armie Hammer</a> in The Social Network) <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/12/business/yourmoney/12stream.html?_r=2" target="_blank">hired Mark Zuckerberg</a> to create HarvardConnection, which was basically envisioned as a dating site for Harvard students.

BUSINESS CAT

Business Cat, Corgis, and the MySpace Movie

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Want to see a bunch more pictures like the one above, plus a few more I made myself.

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The Origin of Lobster Dog (and Links)

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Hungover At Work: A Guide To Pulling It Together On The Job [<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/feature/2010/11/hungover-at-work-a-guide-to-pulling-it-together-on-the-job">Uproxx</a>] Which Celebrity Do You Smell Like.

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Zuckerberg sees Social Net: ‘They got the details right, the story wrong’

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Before The Social Network came out, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had vowed never to see it, dismissing it as a work of fiction and even going so far as to <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/mark-zuckerberg-doesnt-like-west-wing-anymore" target="_blank">remove The West Wing</a> from his favorite TV shows after he heard it was Social Net screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's show.

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Aaron Sorkin responds to Social Network sexism allegations

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Despite being well-reviewed by almost everyone but <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/armond-white-calls-online-critics-crude-interlopers" target="_blank">Armond White</a>, The Social Network has taken its share of criticism, usually for being sexist.

DUSTIN MOSKOVITZ

The Facebook Guys Donate Green to Legalize Green, Brah

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In the Social Network, Napster co-founder and Facebook founding president Sean Parker was played by Justin Timberlake.

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Box Office: Social Network on top, Let Me In TANKS

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This week Last Week Movie Weekend Gross* % Change Per theater Average Total Gross* Budget* Week # 1 N The Social Network $23 - $8,300 $23 $50 1 2 2 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole $10.

BARRY MUNDAY

Weekend Preview: Let Me In Your Social Network

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/jesse-Eisenberg-michael-cera.jpg"></a>(I've heard Jesse Eisenberg compared to Michael Cera before, but this picture sort of blew my mind.

CHILDRENS CHOIR

Between Two Ferns with The Social Network Music

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The Social Network opens today, and its <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/correction-armond-white-did-ruin-social-networks-100" target="_blank">almost</a> universally positive reviews won't be a surprise to anyone who's heard the music in the trailer.

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CORRECTION: Armond White DID ruin Social Network's 100%

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Yesterday <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/armond-white-doesnt-ruin-social-networks-100-percent-rating" target="_blank">I wrote</a> about how everyone expected the NY Press's Armond White to give The Social Network its first negative review, because <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/06/armond-white-writes-first-bad-review-toy-story-3" target="_blank">he's gangsta</a> like that (I hear he has "Thesaurus Life" tattooed on his eyelids).

GAY CLOWN HAIR

Video of the Day: The Social Network as written by Mark Zuckerberg

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David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's The Social Network has been garnering "Likes" from critics (see what I did there.

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Social Network keeps its 100%, Armond White trolls by not trolling

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After 47 reviews, David Fincher's The Social Network is still tracking 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes in advance of this weekend's release.

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Will Armond White ruin Social Network's 100% rating?

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David Fincher's The Social Network doesn't officially open until this Friday, but for weeks now it's been playing film festivals and special screenings (notice how a studio will bend over backwards to show you a film when they know it's good.

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Facebook movie is "character assassination"

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From what I've heard, The Social Network is a great film, and with David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin working on it, I'm not surprised.


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