February 10 2008
'Pencils up?' Jane Espenson weighs in after attending Saturday night's WGA membership meeting at the Shrine Auditorium: "I'll be checking in with friends, to make sure that I'm not missing anything, to make sure that this is the right deal at the right time, but as of this moment I'm feeling very hopeful that this is a deal I'm ready to take."
January 26 2008
Marti Noxon on the Writers' Strike. Writer and producer extraordinaire Marti Noxon briefs NPR listeners on some of the many ripple effects of the ongoing strike. More...
January 18 2008
Who's in, who's out? Massive list of confirmed and cancelled deals. Looks like the various Whedony people with projects are still OK. No mention of Dollhouse, maybe because nothing has been signed yet?
January 07 2008
Marti Noxon introduces United Hollywood short film festival. Two minute clip of, well, Marti Noxon... um, doing what it says in the post title here. In essence, the Fair Deal 4 Writers video contest has been expanded into something more. (Note: URL changed to match new location.) More...
December 14 2007
Smallville fans out-penciling Whedon fans, so far. In the Pencils2Moguls campaign, where fans are urged to buy boxes of pencils to be sent to the six studios making up the AMPTP as a symbolic display for the writers' strike, Smallville fans are edging out Whedon fans in boxes sold. More...
Bostonist reports from WGA rally. Brief look at today's rally in Boston, with snippets of quotes from Joss (and others), and some photos. I guess post here as other reports come in?
December 13 2007
Friday Fangirl Fantasm covers ME Day. The episode is now online. Read more about it (and the tons of stars that got interviewed) in this F4W post. More...
December 12 2007
Oddly hypnotic video of Joss and pencils. Ninety seconds of Joss and Ron Moore dumping boxes of pencils into a large tub during Tuesday's first set of attempted deliveries of pencils to media moguls. And it did get noticed by the AMPTP.
December 11 2007
Whedon & Mutant Enemy at The Gates. Comic Book Resources covers Mutant Enemy Day and the issues surrounding the strike. Has a great bit about Joss' son asking him about why he could still write comic books when he's on strike.
December 07 2007
Win a massively autographed Mutant Enemy tote bag. Miss Mutant Enemy Day? Let your voice be heard anyway! A tote bag with the Mutant Enemy logo was signed by nearly every Mutant Enemy writer and actor that showed up to strike, 34 signatures in all. Also several signatures from WGA writers who came to show support. And you can win it! More...
December 05 2007
Jane and John on the line. Screenwriter John August blogs about picketing with Jane Espenson and other screenwriters/bloggers. And posts a photo. More...
November 08 2007
Summer Glau on the Picket Line for WGA. Zack Stentz (writer,story editor for The Sarah Connor Chronicles) sent us these photos of the one and only Summer Glau along with fellow TSCC cast members and writing staff. Zack appears in these pics with Summer and would like to thank you all for your continued support. Updated! - two pics of DB on the line as well, thanks Jennie! Also a full cast photo for TSCC! More...
November 07 2007
Desperate Housewives Shutting Down. Sorry Nathan.
November 02 2007
Pencils down means pencils down. In this ad for Daily Variety, 100 showrunners put their names. Marti Noxon is one of them. Best of luck to the writers, who will be striking. More...
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