Is it absurd to see writers picketing? Perhaps. We realize things could be worse. We could be lawyers, and this could be Pakistan, and then we'd have to get dressed up in those black suits and throw rocks. But picketing writers are less absurd than writers not getting a cent for their work.
We create something people value. It is our livelihood. We take it seriously. It's being threatened. And we're going to fight until we get what we need.
Normally I'd end with a joke, but sorry - I'm on strike.
Saturday, November 10, 2007
"It's all about the Internet. Maybe you've heard of it."
Head Daily Show writer Steve Bodow argues the writers strike is not absurd:
Posted by Hoffa at 12:51 PM