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juliavvstrike.jpgOld Christine, New T-Shirt: From the blogs, Julia Louis-Dreyfus joined her writer hubby on the picket line. The New Adventures of Old Christine show-runner Kari Lizer said she shut down production on the show so the actress wouldn’t have to make any awkward moral choices — just bad wardrobe ones.

33646575.jpgLeave It To Beaver: The LAT seems tickled to find raunchy/violent rap stars showing off their “softer sides” for TV. Apparently Greg Braxton has forgotten that everyone from Salt-N-Pepa to Snoop Dogg is an entertainer. And entertainers are hell-bent on giving the audience what they want. The new faces of gansta thugs says way more about society than it does about Flavor Flav.

33648553.jpgToo Much Of A Good Thing: If you don’t feel like reading Patrick Goldstein’s column, we’ll summarize it for you: Too Much Money Going Into “Art House” Movies + Good Television = Bad Box Office Returns. You’re welcome.

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