Though I dread the flood of reality television in which, come January, we will no doubt have to tread water or drown, I am of course on the side of the writers in the WGA strike. There is a series of very funny short films starring major actors at speechlesswithoutwriters.com; my favorite is this one:
The problem is that, though these films are obviously meant to show how important writers are to the television and movie industry, they could just as easily be interpreted as supporting the AMPTP–you know, along the lines of Look at what those greedy selfish writers are doing to the industry and the actors by striking!
Actually, now that I see that idea on the screen, it’s risible. Nevermind.
UPDATE: If the video isn’t embedding, click here to see the one I’m talking about.