For strike comic relief, read some Ken Levine

There are so many blogs out there and so much emotion pouring forth from writers who feel wronged in the strike situation. The passion in some of these posts oozes through the screen and really puts the human side of this labor fight in perspective. But like anything else in life, sometimes you need a little humor to really keep things in perspective. For that, head on over to scribe Ken Levine’s blog (Kenlevine.blogspot.com). Ken’s got a leg up on many because he’s been doing his blog for more than two years, giving non-pros a sense of what everyday life is like even for established, successful writers. To wit, Ken’s dispatch from spending part of his Wednesday picketing at CBS Radford:

I walked behind a dog for about an hour. His last job was writing HERE’S BOOMER but God love him he was there supporting the new generation.

At least it was 75 degrees and sunny. Protesting writers in New York are freezing their asses off. How important are our east coast brothers and sisters? Look how much smarter Fred Thompson was when the LAW & ORDER writers were putting words in his mouth.

A woman was actually marching in stilettos. That’s something you don’t see at a Teamster’s strike.

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