6. AARON SORKIN

As we detailed in the intro, Sorkin was definitely smoking crack while working on his hit TV show The West Wing. He was probably smoking something when he pushed that mess Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip on us too (but maybe we just didn’t enjoy the show).

These days, the writer is riding high on the success of The Social Network, for which he won an Academy Award. Unless you like anxiety and rotting teeth, it’s a far better high.