So yeah. Just as we feared.
After a week spent nursing the sourdough starter of cautious optimism that a deal was forthcoming, we instead spend this dreary, wet Friday feeling like the puppy in Of Mice And Men. But instead of being loved too hard by a giant half-wit migrant farmworker, we've been math-raped with a new contract offer full of misdirect and spin, bow-tied with a PR-crafted LieName that would make President Bush's "Clear Skies Initiative" and "Healthy Forests Act" proud.
"New Economic Partnership."
Pretty evilgenius, huh?
So when you take a break from collecting lizard skin, Viagra, and the tears of children to Santeria-fy that Nick Counter voodoo doll you've had at the ready, watch the first installment of a new video series called Strike Life that an ensemble of far more talented WGA-member/actors (and I) recently shot. They're funny and very professionally done, and will be posted at UnitedHollywood.com over the coming week.
This first one features Cynthia Carle and someone I totally geeked out getting to work with, Rick “Eight Legged Freaks” Overton.