Pencils Down Means Pencils Down: WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 24
Kristen is a theatre major currently in her last year as a college undergrad, planning to pursue a career as a stage manager. In addiction to theatre she has a deep interest in writing and in fandom.View all articles by Kristen Kilar
Daily Show and Colbert Writers - Mock Debate in DC (blog post): WGA member Allison Abner reports on the mock debate staged in Washington DC on January 23rd by the writers for the Daily Show and the Colbert Report to draw attention to the issues behind the strike. The point of copyright for screenwriters is also discussed. Videos of the mock debate are included.
From Hollywood to the Hill (article): TV Guide reports on NBC's decision to not cut its development deals, unlike CBS, Fox, and the CW, as well as the mock debate in DC.
Mike Scully: Questions and Hope as Negotiations Resume (blog post): Simpsons writer Mike Scully talks his perspective on the DGA deal and what it means for the writers.
[Call the AMPTP] (LJ post): FFWGA is asking strike supporters to call Jeff Zucker at NBC to voice their displeasure at the antistrike decisions made.
Imagining an awkward Oscars monologue (article): An example of what Jon Stewart's Oscar monologue might be if the show goes on without the writers and a useful reminder as to why the writing staff is so important in any entertainment venture. [
Benefits and Events (blog post): A listing of upcoming benefits and other events held in support of the WGA strike.
Writers Won't Picket the Grammy Awards (article): Music awards are a go -- but while the red carpet will be clear of picketers, no union writers have been granted permission to work on the event.
Writers, Producers Resume Talks Wednesday; WGA Takes Two Issues Off Table (article): The official statement is out, and the WGA and AMPTP are both returning to the negotiations table under press blackout. Reality and animation have been pulled from the WGA's proposals.
Female Writers May Lose Chance To Shine At Oscars (article): If the strike continues and the WGA remains steady in their refusal to grant the Academy Awards a waiver, brekaout female screenwriters could lose their chance to receive recognition for their work.
Letter From the Presidents - State of Negotiations (blog post): A reproduction of a letter to the WGA membership from Patric Verrone and Michael Winship about the return to the negotiation table and the Grammy Awards.
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- A Creative Union: WGA Strike Links Through Feb. 2
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- Interview With Stephanie Tuszynski, Director of Buffy Fan Documentary "IRL"
- Quiet On Set: WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 18
- Breaking News: DGA Reaches Agreement With AMPTP
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- Can't Act A Blank Page: WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 15
- Golden Globe Winners Announced --- No One Cares
- The Show Must Go On - WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 12
- Viacom: "Our fans are already there (But We Can't Admit It Before the Oscars Are Cancelled)"
- All Fired Up: WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 10
- Strike Makes More Waves: Golden Globes Go Under
- Writers United Will Never Be Deleted - WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 07
- No More Freepeats - WGA Strike Links Through Jan. 04
- Fans Scribe Message in the Sky: "Support the Writers"
- Fighting For A Fair Deal - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 30
- The Show Must Go On - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 26
- Santa Supports The WGA - Strike Links Through Dec. 21
- The House Is Not Divided - WGA Strike News Through Dec. 19
- Strike Support - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 17
- We're All On The Same Page - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 13
- A Compelling Position from AMPTP.com
- PRESS RELEASE: Virtual Mall Nets $55 for Actor's Fund
- The Writers' Strike & You - WGA links through Dec. 10
- All For One - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 6
- WGA Residuals Support Public Schools: Strike Links Through Dec. 4
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- Union Solidarity - WGA Strike Links Through Dec. 1
- We're All On The Same Page - WGA Strike Links Through Nov. 29
- David And Goliath - WGA Strike Links Through Nov. 27
- The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword - WGA Strike Links Through Nov. 25
- "Life" Fans' Survival Guide - Strike Season
- Project "Call The Networks" Is A Go