AFTRA Deal–At What Price?

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    Sometimes getting a deal made isn’t the last word. Yesterday, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced that its members had approved the deal it had struck …

SAG-AFTRA Insanity Continues

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    I recently bemoaned the unfortunate conflict between the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). Well, little did I know that it …

Strike Ends

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    No surprise: the members of the WGA voted to pull down their picket signs and go back to work pending a vote on the actual deal. This from today’s …

Strike Ends

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    No surprise: the members of the WGA voted to pull down their picket signs and go back to work pending a vote on the actual deal. This from today’s …

More on WGA Strikebreaking

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    When I first posted last week on the crossing of the Writers Guild of America’s picket lines by two labor-related academics, most of the focus was on Ron "Strikebreaker" …

More on WGA Strikebreaking

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    When I first posted last week on the crossing of the Writers Guild of America’s picket lines by two labor-related academics, most of the focus was on Ron "Strikebreaker" …

Fresh Jokes Coming Wednesday

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    You’ve probably read already that a deal was struck between David Letterman and the Writers Guild of America so Letterman’s writers will be back at work on Wednesday. Letterman …

Fresh Jokes Coming Wednesday

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    You’ve probably read already that a deal was struck between David Letterman and the Writers Guild of America so Letterman’s writers will be back at work on Wednesday. Letterman …

The Big WGA Rally

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    Like most of you’all, I’m preparing to go off and stuff my face with way too much food, pies and alcohol–maybe the one advantage I have is that I …

The Writers Strike Is On

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    Members of the Writers Guild of America have walked out, as of midnight. So, it’s to the picket lines, my friends–where I am headed in about one hour. If …