CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — "You know what I got for Christmas?" Barack Obama told a crowd of about 500 people at Newman Catholic High School this morning. "Eight hours sleep. It was outstanding." Later in…
MASON CITY, Iowa — When Barack Obama took questions from a town hall audience of about 500 people on Wednesday, he more than likely didn’t expect the question from Travis Fischer, 23. The gist of…
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The Writers Guild of America has retained veteran Democratic political consultants Bill Carrick and Kam Kuwata to provide assistance on the strategic and PR fronts of the 8-week-old strike.
It should come as no surprise that the 8-week-old writers strike hasn't rattled the share prices of major showbiz congloms. In fact, they've barely budged since the day the strike began Nov. 5.
From the pages of the Writers Guild of America, West magazine, Written By, January 2008 issue (click for larger resolution):
Via Andrew Sullivan’s Atlantic Monthly blog comes this CBS News clip from 1971. But it also has a commentary on Christmas from Eric Severeid, a reminder of the great writing that used to be the norm…
On this Christmas day, wishing a great and wonderful holiday to all.
Not a holiday goes by in my family where at least a mention isn’t made of Christmas Eve, 1972. Our holidays are steeped in tradition, as a the cliche goes, and much of it is a bit irreverent. But…
It’s from Fred Thompson, but with no Fred Thompson. Instead, it is a tribute to the troops on the holidays. Which ad was most effective? On "Meet the Press," the consensus among Tim Russert, John…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. "Charlie Wilson’s War" debuts this weekend, and while its box office prospects are uncertain in a year in which moviegoers have shunned seemingly…
One more AMPTP statement, this one sort of a greatest-hits hodgepodge. There's a lot of the Wolper letter, the now-classic David Young quote and their figures on the average WGA salary and how much…