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rAVES Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-15-08 02:17 AM
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14. These writers are fucking entitled to pay no matter the cocking format its sold on or profited off
These execs are just slimy animals.
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  -LA Faces Meltdown As Hollywood Strike Bites - UK Guardian WillyT  Jan-14-08 10:26 PM   #0 
  - Nerdiest kids in the school?!  AntiFascist   Jan-14-08 10:31 PM   #1 
  - They had a "prom" for him this last week.  tomreedtoon   Jan-14-08 11:37 PM   #10 
  - And the biggest bullies are playing the victim  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Jan-15-08 03:46 AM   #16 
  - Wel said! CEOs own the media too - so that's to be expected. Only good source  robbedvoter   Jan-15-08 05:19 AM   #19 
     - That source does look good. Thanks for the link! n/t  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Jan-15-08 10:41 AM   #34 
     - EXCELLENT source--so is the "Late Night Writers." (BTW, Nikki's taking a break for a week  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 12:16 PM   #37 
  - Man is Ben going to get his through the power of the pen when/if this ends. What an ass.  Neshanic   Jan-15-08 09:24 AM   #29 
  - The corporations realize they have an opportunity to kill another union.  rhett o rick   Jan-14-08 10:31 PM   #2 
  - After the writers, they have the directors, then the actors.  aquart   Jan-14-08 11:01 PM   #4 
  - Arrogant Studio Executives  rwenos   Jan-14-08 10:50 PM   #3 
  - Meanwhile, the independents are cutting private deals.  aquart   Jan-14-08 11:03 PM   #5 
  - I agree with the writers' demands, but this really needs to end now.  AZBlue   Jan-14-08 11:14 PM   #6 
  - Do you know how much a writer gets paid to write a full-length motion picture?  JulieRB   Jan-14-08 11:45 PM   #11 
  - A person could actually make more selling old car parts  Hardrada   Jan-15-08 02:20 AM   #15 
  - Yeah, I have two friends who are screenwriters.  AZBlue   Jan-15-08 02:46 PM   #41 
  - Where did you find that figure?  Nailzberg   Jan-15-08 04:30 PM   #49 
     - You might want to talk to Jane Hamsher of firedoglake.com  JulieRB   Jan-15-08 06:17 PM   #52 
  - Either side can end the strike. Don't put the pain on the shoulders of the strikers. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-15-08 08:54 AM   #20 
  - Ummm....I didn't.  AZBlue   Jan-15-08 02:44 PM   #40 
     - I appologize, I reread your post. I hear a lot of people blaming their  rhett o rick   Jan-15-08 03:44 PM   #44 
        - No harm, no foul.  AZBlue   Jan-15-08 04:07 PM   #46 
  - The fault for the economic breakdown lies with the producers entirely. The writers' demands are very  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 09:29 AM   #31 
     - Where did I say I didn't support them?  AZBlue   Jan-15-08 02:48 PM   #42 
  - awwwe...where was the "concern" when NY, Michigan, and other states are HEMMORAGING jobs  TankLV   Jan-14-08 11:18 PM   #7 
  - I'm concerned about GOOD PAYING Union Jobs  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-14-08 11:25 PM   #8 
  - hear hear!  fishwax   Jan-14-08 11:36 PM   #9 
  - What she said! And 17K for a motion picture, well--sucks. nt  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 08:58 AM   #21 
  - In a way its a very similar situation...  AntiFascist   Jan-15-08 01:56 AM   #12 
  - There WAS concern.  Dark   Jan-15-08 02:06 AM   #13 
  - These writers are fucking entitled to pay no matter the cocking format its sold on or profited off  rAVES   Jan-15-08 02:17 AM   #14 
  - This should matter to EVERYONE on DU and EVERYONE in the country who isn't rich.  TheGoldenRule   Jan-15-08 05:06 AM   #17 
  - SOLIDARITY! You got it.  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 12:18 PM   #39 
  - More CEOs propaganda - it's THEM who refuse to negotiate! Not the "nerds", the sharks!  robbedvoter   Jan-15-08 05:15 AM   #18 
  - solidarity  TerwilligeRedux   Jan-15-08 09:04 AM   #22 
  - From a non-nerdy, reasonably attractive, snarky but really quite nice kid to Ben Silverman:  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 09:10 AM   #23 
  - fuck you ben silverman...  spanone   Jan-15-08 09:11 AM   #24 
  - Ben, bubbie, the nerdiest kids were never the meanest.  asthmaticeog   Jan-15-08 09:13 AM   #25 
  - it could be settled today if producers would give in to the writers more than fair demands  book_worm   Jan-15-08 09:19 AM   #26 
  - Solidarity...They're Starting To Squeal  KharmaTrain   Jan-15-08 09:22 AM   #27 
  - What high school did that dumbshit go to?  Sugar Smack   Jan-15-08 09:24 AM   #28 
  - Bayside, probably. That Screech was a real asshole and never let up, yanno?  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 09:31 AM   #32 
     - OMG!!!!  Sugar Smack   Jan-15-08 09:38 AM   #33 
  - I can't believe they're letting this go on so long...  vi5   Jan-15-08 09:26 AM   #30 
  - Two GREAT blogs (one from the Letterman writers) on the strike;  blondeatlast   Jan-15-08 11:28 AM   #35 
  - I really haven't noticed an impact  Johonny   Jan-15-08 11:38 AM   #36 
  - Silverman's an ass...  Dorian Gray   Jan-15-08 12:17 PM   #38 
  - If it's "unpredictable", there should be no problem with granting the writers a small percentage  SoCalDem   Jan-15-08 02:52 PM   #43 
  - Umm, no. It's like the event center canceling prom because the school won't pay the full bill  GloriaSmith   Jan-15-08 04:00 PM   #45 
  - Fuck the Oscars. Just give out the awards and try gain back some respect  DS1   Jan-15-08 04:10 PM   #47 
  - I'll take a Nerd  symbolman   Jan-15-08 04:17 PM   #48 
  - Solidarity  taught_me_patience   Jan-15-08 04:48 PM   #50 
  - I hope they keep it up  killbotfactory   Jan-15-08 04:54 PM   #51 
 

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