The Cricket's Daily 3: Aaron Sorkin likes to recycle [video]
Published: June 26, 2012 07:20AM
Updated: June 26, 2012 07:20AM
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2012 file photo, Aaron Sorkin arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. Sony Pictures officials say the Oscar-winning writer will write a screenplay based on the Steve Jobs biography. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• With the debut of “The Newsroom” on HBO, people are noticing how much Aaron Sorkin likes to recycle his material. One edited a brilliant (and now viral) 7-minute supercut on YouTube, matching lines from “The West Wing,” “Sports Night,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “The Social Network,” “A Few Good Men” and “Mallice.” [YouTube, Vulture]

• Electronic music artist Deadmau5 is taking aim at Paris Hilton, who's taken up DJing as a hobby. [The Huffington Post]

• Some smart people are noting that the newspaper industry and the porn industry are both in an economic bind, and for the same reason: Nobody wants to pay for the quality material because there's so much free stuff available on the Internet. [The Atlantic]