This article is so amazing. Whether you love or hate Sorkin, it’s fascinating. Sort of the embodiment of my struggle to rectify every amazing character and show he’s created that I love so very much, with the person he seemingly is and what he actually thinks of the world.
“Even at that age, I was beginning to perceive the endings of things, like this lovely paper light. I had already lost my grandfather, who went away for good when I was five. I remember him so well: the two of us on the lawn in front of the porch, with twenty relatives for an audience, and the paper balloon held between us for a final moment, filled with warm exhalations, ready to go.”—