Nina Bargiel has been mistaken for flavor-of-the-moment Diablo Cody.

What picketing is like. Writers aren’t used to this much exercise.

Rob Long explains the business model of sitcoms to Silicon Alley. Shocked merriment ensues.

Joss Whedon’s fans are researching a strike FAQ and chicken soup vendors.

Nikki Finke picks the winners of her caption contest.

Mark Deuze, a professor in Indiana, blogs about the abuse of talent in media, but needs to brush up on his show-biz lingo. Below the line isn’t just shorthand for “everyone else”.

Blogs go dark in solidarity, which is nice, but kinda dumb. “Unpaid writers stop writing to support writers who want to get paid.” Huh?

Osama bin Laden weighs in. It’s all the fault of the Jews and the gays, but really more the Jews. And especially the gay Jews.