Variety Writers Meetings Are Probably Worse Than This

November 20, 2008


The number of Hollywood terms Variety has invented awful, cutesy slang for is ridiculous. A movie is never shooting, it's "lensing"; Disney is referred to as the "Mouse House"; a soap opera is called a "sudser"! Why would you call anything a sudser? Yet they do. So for all of you who read Variety on a daily basis as part of your movie blogging routine, this Funny or Die sketch about one of the paper's writers meetings will prove both amusing and cathartic. Oh, it's only me who does that? This will probably be meaningless then:

The worst part? I found this on Variety's front page. They take some amount of pride in this. The assholes.

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