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The Cricket's Daily 3: Aaron Sorkin likes to recycle [video]

Published June 26, 2012 7:20 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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]