From the Hollywood Barricades

Dana Goodyear does some first-person reportage:

Most people think that this strike will last six months, and that, as before, the writers will not win. People are wondering if, during those months, the loss of biodiversity will bring about the total, irreversible dominance of the nutrient-choking algae of reality TV.

I just spoke to my friend. He and about a hundred other writers were attempting to disrupt the shooting of "Desperate Housewives" by shouting "Shut it down!" and "We write the storia / For Eva Longoria!" Then Longoria had pizza delivered for the strikers.