Kara Swisher

Recent Posts by Kara Swisher

The Writers' Strike: Our Last Video

While the writers’ strike in Hollywood was going on, BoomTown has been offering up suggestions about stuff to watch.

Of all the many videos out there, the most promising to me have been the many, many spoof videos the writers have done about the strike that just ended.

Along with terrific videos of the strike itself from the front lines at places like United Hollywood, there were tons of really well-produced online videos by writers, who are now back to plotting sitcoms and dramas for television and writing film blockbusters.

Too bad, as they have done some amazing work in the online space and one hopes it will continue.

Here is a very funny one called “How the Writers Strike Ended: Script Cops”:



Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus