19 November 2007 17:40 | WGA
Hey there... the good news: I got booked to do background on a commercial tomorrow. The bad news: I'll miss the rally (see below) and will be unable to cover it. I'll proly be hitting the picket lines before my call time (2:00 p.m. in downtown) so if you see me, step up to the mike and let's have a chat. Labor Solidarity with WritersMarch and Rally on Tuesday, Nov. 20 Help write a new chapter
19 November 2007 17:30 | Bill Moyers
The latest from Bill Moyers Journal.We blogged about Bill Moyers earlier this month. Check it here.More importantly: Stop Big Media Now!
Yo, all you Writers' Strike Chronicles readers, just a shout to say that accompanying podcast is now available in iTunes for FREE. Just go to the store, search for the "Writers' Strike Chronicles" and subscribe. It really is that simple. Please be sure to leave us some positive reviews!But, on the back end, it wasn't that simple for me to set up. Consequently I had to resubmit the first two episodes,
19 November 2007 00:08 | Jill Condon
In today’s episode I speak with writer Jill Condon and her son Owen Wadsworth -- the WGA's youngest striker -- down on the picket lines at NBC about how the strike is affecting the families of writers. Recorded Monday, 12 November 2007.CreditsProducer/Host: Alicyn PackardMusic: "Ay Mambo" by FalikAvailable on Magnatune.com
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Scrivener's Error is a blog by LawShark. In a recent posting, he talks about memes coming out of the writers' strike.A quote:The current dispute between the WGA and the studio/production system is based on a number of memes that are not getting much, if any, attention. These memes all have implications for writers in all media and forms, so pay attention! I got your memes right here, buddy.
OK...been you've reading this blog, but still don't get the concept of web 2.0? Here's a viral video from Nokia. It's...it's...meh...it's okay...But I think the video below that came out earlier this year. I think it explains it mucho better...
18 November 2007 15:32 | Takara Ketton
powered by ODEOIn today’s episode I speak to Takara Ketton, a graduate student at Emerson College Los Angeles. Takara voices her thoughts on the writers strike from the perspective of an aspiring future member of the WGA. Recorded Monday, 12 November 2007.Credits:Producer/Host: Alicyn PackardMusic: "Ay Mambo" by FalikAvailable on Magnatune.com