In a curious passage about halfway into a 12.18 N.Y. Times story about the Sony hack (“Sony Attack Is Unraveling Relationships in Hollywood”), reporters Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes pass along an opinion held by certain Sony lot sources that more or less blame Interview star and co-director Seth Rogen for the whole debacle. Or at least hangs much of the responsibility around his neck. The Times story suggests that Rogen “may [be] a significant loser” in the aftermath of this tragedy. It explains that “there [is] growing sentiment on the Sony lot that Mr. Rogen and his filmmaking colleagues had exposed employees and the audience to digital damage and physical threat by pushing his outrageous humor to the limit and backing the film to the last.” In other words, Rogen and Evan Goldberg…what, ruthlessly bullied Sony chief Amy Pascal into making The Interview, and more particularly forced her and other Sony execs into going along with the third-act climax in which a fictional version of real-life North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is killed? Wow, okay…but I didn’t think Rogen had that much power. I thought he was just good at being himself and laughing that laugh and swaggering around and punching out scripts with Evan Goldberg as well as acting in some of these projects. Obviously he and Goldberg enjoyed considerable power in the making and shaping of The Interview, but ultimately Pascal runs the shop…right?