If a writer stops writing and no one cares.... It seems to me that this is one profession that should be circumspect about their jobs. There are lots of other writers out there. Hint. Hint.
The media has been covering this story like the strike will bring on the apocalypse. Look at the New York Time's coverage:
Hollywood’s two decades of labor peace shattered Thursday night, as movie and television writers declared they would embark on an industrywide strike for the first time since 1988, when both writers and Teamsters walked out.Shattered! Declared! It's almost like the air traffic controllers striking or something. Not.