Picketers have sent me tons of great anecdotes and quotes. I'll post several more ASAP. -JA
UNIVERSAL: We can do the Jurassic Park ride later
Apparently, there was a Teamster present who just happened to be visiting from out of state with his wife. Somehow he stumbled across the shoot and told his wife he wanted to join the picket line. She basically said, "Are you crazy?" And he answered something like, "We're Teamsters, that's what we do."
SUNSET GOWER: Getting stressed out in there?
Hi. I was at the south end of the Gordon street lot at Sunset Gower on the morning shift. One of the people I stopped and gave a leaflet to apologized for being there, but she was a masseuse summoned to the set. Life must be tough on the inside!
CBS TELEVISION CITY: Big glasses, big heart
Genesee gate. Drew Carey sent us out ten pizzas today. As one writer put it, "The man gave up half his lunch for us!"