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Hooray….

Posted in Uncategorized by m.snowe on February 13, 2008

we finally can expect good (actually, just “better”) Television, and less reruns!
Times story here

“A crucial break came when the two sides crafted a provision that provides the guilds a gain in the payment for digital distribution of entertainment beyond the terms of a recent deal between Hollywood producers and the Directors Guild of America”

Wonder what the “gain in payment” amounts to? It must be hoped that it’s substantial.

Iron This!

Posted in Uncategorized by m.snowe on February 13, 2008

Excellent essays/commentary by Robin Morgan:

http://www.womensmediacenter.com/ex/020108.html

Goodbye to the double standard . . .

—Hillary is too ballsy but too womanly, a Snow Maiden who’s emotional, and so much a politician as to be unfit for politics.

—She’s “ambitious” but he shows “fire in the belly.” (Ever had labor pains?)—When a sexist idiot screamed “Iron my shirt!” at HRC, it was considered amusing; if a racist idiot shouted “Shine my shoes!” at BO, it would’ve inspired hours of airtime and pages of newsprint analyzing our national dishonor.

and this one:

http://blog.fair-use.org/category/chicago/

Enjoy.