letterman.jpgSo this striking worker walks into a bar with a midget, a priest, a rabbi and an imam.

I dare not finish that joke on my own. Sorry, my comedy writers are on strike.

Just kidding. I don’t have any writers under me. The stuff you read is all CareerDiva.

But if I did have a staff that helped me make all this wonderment happen you better believe I would treat them right if they went on strike.

That’s what’s happening right now in Hollywood.

There are few cases in labor history where white knights come in and pay the wages of workers indirectly impacted by a strike.

That’s just what’s happening in the world of TV comedy. The Hollywood writers strikes that has dragged on for weeks hasn’t been horrible for some late night show staffs because fat cats like Jay Leno and David Letterman have been paying non-writing staff wages. Yes, the money is coming right out of these comedians’ pockets.

Ok, I know, they have more money than god, but it’s still a nice gesture.

But it got me wondering if this gesture actually undermines the strike.
I don’t know. It’s a nice thing, albeit strange.

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