Author Archives: Chad

In Honor of Matt Damon…

We’ve all seen (or most of us have) Matt Damon‘s September 10th interview about Sarah Palin.  So today, CollegeHumor.com posted this terrific sketch video… See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. You might also like:No Related Posts

Labor Solidarity March!

Labor supporters from all walks of life will join the writers for a massive show of solidarity tomorrow.  If you can be there, please make it— this will be huge!  Here’s the scoop… WHEN:   Tuesday, November 20, 2007            1:00 p.m. WHERE: The march begins at the corner of...

Assistants & Below-the-Line Rally!

Wanna join the fight?  Tomorrow afternoon, hundreds of assistants and below-the-line employees will be joining the writers strike to show their solidarity with the writers.  If you’re an assistant or below-the-line worker (especially if you’ve been laid off because of the strike), please come show your support!  If you’re not an...

Discounted TV Classes

Hey, everyone– I’m teaching some upcoming TV and writing classes for Mediabistro, and the folks there generously said I could offer discounts to any interested blog readers.  Here’s info on two classes– a 3-hr seminar on writing TV pilots and a 10-week class on writing a TV spec script– ane more...

New Picket Times & Locations!

Last week kicked off the first week of the Writers Guild strike, and– as we head into Week #2– the picketing promises to get more fierce.  Here’s the latest update from the WGA on picket times and locations.  Please note that daily picketing shifts have changed from 9-to-5 to the following...

GREY'S ANATOMY PICKET CANCELLED!

For those of you who read the announcement here earlier, about the picket of the Grey’s Anatomy location shoot: it’s been cancelled.  Stay tuned for further news and updates! You might also like:No Related Posts

MASSIVE WRITERS RALLY – COME IF YOU CAN.. AND SPREAD THE WORD

Just issued from the Writers Guild at 8:02 tonight… Writers Rally and Picket for Justice This week, the WGAW rocked the entertainment industry. Our strike has demonstrated our unity and our resolve to get a fair deal from the media conglomerates.  Tomorrow, join thousands of your fellow writers at Fox Plaza in...

Calling All Assistants!

All across Hollywood, assistants– the lowest paid and hardest working folks on the industry food chain– are losing their jobs as networks and studios lay people off thanks to the writers strike.  Well, tomorrow morning, the assistants are fighting back and showing their support for the striking writers by joining the...