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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Tom Jacobs Salsipuedes

Scene writer Tom Jacobs has has "gotten out while he can" and left the News-Press for the Rubicon Theater Communications Director position in Ventura. He will be missed. Although I am sure there are other stories -- George has the scoop at I'm Not One to Blog.

That leaves maybe Nora Wallace as perhaps the only "Original Cindy" (ontology anyone?)....the war of attrition is almost complete. Karl Marx and maybe even Malcolm X would have a lot to say about the subjugation of the working class by The Man or in this case -- The Blond(e) Publisher. If everyone ends up getting another job -- how can the NLRB ruling be enforced? How can SBNP management get away with going months without following a court order? Oh, the sweet sensibility of that drawn out process called the appeal...likely costs more than hiring all these folks back for a year, but you will sure prove that you are right, hunh?

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Anonymous Dark Angel said...

That leaves maybe Nora Wallace as perhaps the only "Original Cindy" (ontology anyone?)


WTF????

Blogging while drunk or sleep-deprived?

6/01/2007 12:05 AM  
Anonymous wineguy said...

"Original Cindy" was the lesbian character played by Valarie Rae Miller in the TV series Dark Angel.

6/01/2007 8:22 AM  
Blogger Sara De la Guerra said...

dark angel -- I try not to drink and blog as it can have disastrous consequences -- I am a bit sleep deprived, however...just trying to have fun and keep it real. I was watching it the other day and thought about how "Eyes Only" was a vlog before even blogs existed...

6/01/2007 10:02 AM  
Anonymous sa1 said...

Don't bogart that spliff Sara...pass it on over here.

My existential self needs some ontological analysis.

6/01/2007 11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No question that Wendy and her lawyer legion are taking advantage of the glaring weakness in the labor law that allows a recalcitrant employer like the SBNP to continue to impose its intimidating and coercive will on employees even as it is being investigated and prosecuted, and found to have both committed wrongdoing and to be pursuing bullshit objections to the union's electoral win. But the NLRB does have some weaponry in its arsenal -- the 10(j) injunction -- that can go a long way toward counteracting that dismal intended impact, and there is reason to hope that it will brandish that weapon, and obtain a federal court order putting back the unlawfully fired employees. Soon, we hope.

6/01/2007 3:28 PM  
Blogger Sara De la Guerra said...

sa1 -- I'm passing it on the left hand side brah! Then picking up my Camus and Sartre for a quick review...

6/01/2007 7:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tom Jacobs is a good man and fine writer who cared about the local arts community. He will be missed.

6/02/2007 7:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What about Mark Patton? The only `Raymond Burr' left?

6/02/2007 11:42 AM  

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