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As life is generally kerfuffle-ous these days.


"Words From People More Famous Than Most of Us" Dept.:

Joss Whedon on Writing, Striking, and How Writing, Yes, Actually *IS* Work


"And now it’s time for a little more PURPLE PROSE.

As I’m too sick to picket today, I feel I must make up for it, and thus I blog a mighty blog. And yes, I really do have to get my own webpage and stop mooching off you guys, but till then, I hope you don’t mind if I natter on.

STRIKE DRAGS ON FOR SECOND DAY! IS THIS THE END OF WRITTEN WORD?

Reporters are funny people. At least, some of the New York Times reporters are. Their story on the strike was the most dispiriting and inaccurate that I read. But it also contained one of my favorite phrases of the month."

The remainder of the article is under here - ganked from the Whedonesque blogCollapse )




And for those of you who either didn't know or would like a reminder,
Dalton Trumbo's son Christopher outlines what the WGA strike is all about

and

So which companies really think they can get along without writers, anyway?



I promise to return you to your regularly scheduled hodgepodge of YouTube videos, comic strip and book reprints, MP3 files and commentary soon.


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