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Harlan Ellison: How Writers Get Screwed

11/08/2007 11:27 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Now that the Writers Guild strike is here, thanks to the corporate fucks who try to screw writers any way they conceivably can, it's nice to get further perspective on what the pressing issues are. A friend in "the industry" recently sent me this video of veteran scribe Harlan Ellison addressing the problem, and the man, while impassioned and angry, really nails it. I mean, would you work for free? More specifically, would you allow your work to enrich those who steal from you?

Read more about the strike on the Huffington Post's writers' strike page.