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Someone named grossdog1 posted this video on YouTube during the Writer’s Strike.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmThe Writers Strike is a Jewish issue.
How do I know that? Because everyone is saying it's not. The writers who are demanding a larger share of DVD rights and residuals for their work and the producers who refuse to give it to them both say, repeatedly, that despite the fact that so...
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmWhen I was asked by The Jewish Journal whether I'd like to write something funny about the WGA strike, I thought -- hey, there's nothing funny about this: corporate bullies refusing to pay writers for their work. This is serious. But as my friend Rob Lotterstein, creator and...
November 14, 2007 | 10:11 pm
Starring Seth Menachem & Avi Rothman
Written by a striking writer (before the strike, actually)
Directed by Oren Kaplan
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm