Sharpen Your Pencils And Help Out Striking Writers

Via United Hollywood:

Here's what's being done by fans for the WGA strike: "Now is the time to save ALL our shows. MAIL PENCILS pencils to the AMPTP and to any studios whose shows you enjoy... Maybe we can help the studios see just how much support the WGA has. And maybe, just maybe, we can give them a graceful way out (not because they're buckling under the writers' demands, but because they care so much about their audience. Us. And isn't that supposed to be their job?"

h/t and more from Christy at Firedoglake:

Now this is a great idea — Pencils to Moguls — talk about getting your point across!

The above YouTube is a take off on an idea that started with some fans of Joss Whedon and took on a life of its own. And I think it is a brilliant way to get the point across that fans of various shows not only appreciate what the writers do and value it for what it brings to their lives — but that the studios ought to value quality work as well. Or those fans are likely to stop paying money for all those products the studios want them to buy. Read on...


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