DID YOU KNOW?
"Writer" comes from the Latin
, meaning "unhygienic and doughy."
Six out of 10 non-Judd Apatow movies never recoup their original investment.
In television, some 85 - 90% of series fail before they can be syndicated, and many of them fail before the very first act break.
Many writers are Jewish, or Jewish-ish.
Writers receive tremendous residuals on special-edition laserdiscs. The WGA never talks about that!
"Viva Laughlin" was written by a writer.
In 2006, the average MPAA film cost over $100 million, most of it spent on writing. (We believe "writing" encompasses acting, visual effects, marketing and whatever gaffers do.)
There is no such thing as supplemental or ancillary or secondary market any longer and hasn't been for years. There is also no such thing as Bigfoot or a "female orgasm."
A cheetah can run 46 miles per hour!
Over the past 10 years, Producers paid in excess of $10 billion in residuals, including at least $1 billion to WGA members and $43 million to the kid from
For the 2006/07 television season, six of the top ten series were non-scripted programming. And by the way, how funny is Flavor Flav? Seriously, he is hilarious and not at all an embarrassing racial stereotype.