"RECONCILIATION” BENEFIT!

“RECONCILIATION” BENEFIT!WHEN: Tuesday, March 4th at 8 p.m.WHERE: The Laugh FactoryPROCEEDS WILL GOTO THE WGF INDUSTRY SUPPORT FUNDTo celebrate the end of the strike, Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada will host a “Reconciliation” Benefit at the Laugh Factory, Tuesday, March 4th at 8 p.m. Proceeds go to the Writers Guild Foundation Industry Support Fund to assist all those NON-WRITERS above and
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WSC Show #103 - Interviews with Jonathan Handel and Damon D'Amato

In today's episode, I wrap up a series of recordings made last week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order and end the strike. The proposed contract is pending a vote next week. Here I meet with two people who are not writers: attorney Jonathan Handel from the law firm TroyGould, and Damon D'Amato, a teleprompter operator who has also been covering
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On The Media: The Show Goes On

Over the weekend, I downloaded and listened to one of my favorite podcasts "On The Media" from NPR. Below is what I find to be one of the best analysis of the results of the strike and the proposed contract. My two cents and YMMV and all that.The Shows Go OnFebruary 15, 2008The Writers Guild of America voted this week to end a 100-day strike that left many television shows in limbo. So did they get
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WSC Show #102 - Interviews with Patty Lin and David Wyatt

In today's episode, I continue with a series of recordings made last week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order and end the strike while the proposed contract is pending ratification/rejection. Today I meet with writers Patti Lin and David Wyatt. Recorded Tuesday, 12 February 2008.CreditsProducer/Host: Tanja BarnesMusic: "Ay Mambo" by Falikavailable
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WSC Show #101 - Interviews with Karen Harris and Charles Heit

In today's episode, I continue with a series of recordings made last week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order and end the strike pending the ratification/rejection of the proposed contract. Today I meet with writers Karen Harris and Charles Heit. Recorded Tuesday, 12 February 2008.CreditsProducer/Host: Tanja BarnesMusic: "Ay Mambo" by Falikavailable
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WSC Show #100 - Interviews with Brian Hartt and Cathryn Humphris

In today's episode, I continue with a series of recordings made last this week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order and end the strike while the proposed contract is pending ratification/rejection. Today I catch up writers strike captain Brian Hartt (a former guest on the podcast) and writer Cathryn Humphris. Recorded Tuesday, 12 February 2008.CreditsProducer/Host:
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WSC Show #99 - Interviews with Bobby Gaylor, Garrick Dowhen, and Janice Tidwell

In today’s episode I continue with a series of recordings made earlier this week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order, and end the strike during the ratification process of the proposed contract. Today I catch up writers Bobby Gaylor and Garrick Dowhen (both former guests on the podcast). Also featured is writer Janice Tidwell. Recorded Tuesday,
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Heroes Fans Check It Out!

I just received an e-mail from Heroes fan Monique Darling, a guest on the WSC podcast who supported the writers by hitting the picket lines several times. She drove with her sister and her son all the way from Utah -- about a 8 hour drive one way -- just to do this. And she did this more than once!Anyway, here's a snippet of the e-mail I received:"Tanja, we just found out Ronan needs over $1,000 in
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WSC Show #98 - Interviews with Michael Perry and Remi Aubuchon

In today’s episode I continue with a series of recordings made earlier this week when the membership of the Writers Guild of America voted to lift the restraining order, and end the strike during the ratification process of the proposed contract. Today’s guests are writers Michael Perry (who was a guest on the show a few weeks back) and Remi Aubuchon. Recorded Tuesday, 12 February 2008.CreditsProducer/Host:
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love in a backwards world

This utterly charming short by filmmaker and graphic artist Chris Vincze, "EVOL" was shot in one day in the streets of London. Full credits here. And full story here.
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Happy Valentine's Day!

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WSC Show #97 - Interviews with Jeffrey Berman, Bruce Neckles and Alfredo Barrios

Today's episode features interviews from Jeffrey Berman from United Hollywood, writer Bruce Neckles and Alfredo Barrios recorded in front of the Writers Guild Theater when the membership was voting on whether to lift the strike action of picketing. Recorded Tuesday, 12 February 2008.CreditsProducer/Host: Tanja BarnesMusic: "Ay Mambo" by Falikavailable on Magnatune.com.flickr-photo { border: solid
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