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estick is Eraser-mad.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:14 pm    Post subject: Strike Reply with quote

So, the Writers Guild of America is on strike. What's the DOOMOpinion of this blatant communism?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Strike Reply with quote

estick wrote:
So, the Writers Guild of America is on strike. What's the DOOMOpinion of this blatant communism?


Welcome to 3 days ago

...but seriously, this is what you get when you have an industry with unions in 'mission critical' locations. As far as I know, Hollywood just has to bend over and take it.


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estick is Eraser-mad.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Apparently the Actors guild and the Director's guild are up for contract renegotiation next summer, and are threatening to all strike if the Writers strike isn't over by then.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It means I can't watch the Daily Show or the Colbert Report.

So, yeah, I'm pissed.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kallie wrote:
It means I can't watch the Daily Show or the Colbert Report.

So, yeah, I'm pissed.


You can watch it... it just won't be good and new.
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