Marlena Vs. The Scabs: Solidarity Forever!

By Marlena De Lacroix I am 100% behind the Writers Guild and their strike.  I come from a union family -- my late grand-aunts spent just about every Sunday of the 1930s-60s freezing their tushs off in Union Square participating in rallies and demonstrations supporting organized labor, honoring the working man.  Solidarity forever! … [Read more...]

Soap Operas in Peril During WGA Strike!

By Marlena De Lacroix  The strike by the Writers Guild of America is only four days old, yet its ultimate and unknown dénouement is creating more buzz than the conclusion of any storyline in soap history. Can the very low-rated nine network soaps survive the strike, or will the strike deal the entire 55-year-old television genre a fatal … [Read more...]