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  • The Screen Actors Guild's 2019 Health Insurance (No They Don't Have Obamacare)

    12/26/2018 12:07:24 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 14 replies
    For 2018, the minimum earnings requirement for Plan I eligibility is $33,660 in covered earnings in your base earnings period. For 2019, the minimum earnings requirement will be $34,330. Download a copy of the 2018 Benefits Summary, effective January 1, 2018 and the 2019 Benefits Summary, effective January 1, 2019. Calendar Year Deductible: In-Network Provider: Hospital: The Industry Health Network ‐ $150/person; $300/family BlueCard PPO/Beacon Health Options ‐ $250/person; $500/family Inpatient (Room and Board and Ancillary Services): 90% after $100 copay Outpatient Surgery: 90% after $100 copay Emergency Room: 90% after $100 copay; emergency room copay is waived if immediately...
  • Woody Allen's Secret Teen Lover Speaks: Sex, Power and a Conflicted Muse Who Inspired 'Manhattan'

    12/17/2018 6:54:28 PM PST · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12/17/2018 | Gary Baum
    In 1976, 16-year-old model Babi Christina Engelhardt embarked on a hidden eight-year affair with the 41year-old filmmaker that mirrors one of his most famous movies. Now, amid the #MeToo reckoning and Allens personal scandals, she looks back with mixed emotions on their relationship and its unequal dynamic. Sixteen, emerald-eyed, blond, an aspiring model with a confident streak and a painful past: Babi Christina Engelhardt had just caught Woody Allen's gaze at legendary New York City power restaurant Elaine's. It was October 1976, and when Engelhardt returned from the ladies' room, she dropped a note on his table with her phone...
  • Hollywood Unions Oppose Bill That Would Slash Arts & Humanities Funding

    07/18/2018 7:13:29 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 17, 2018 | David Robb
    Hollywoods unions are steadfastly opposing an amendment to a bill pending in Congress that would slash funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities by 15%. The coalition of 12 unions, representing half a million industry workers and artists, includes SAG-AFTRA, the DGA, IATSE, the American Federation of Musicians, Actors Equity and the WGA East. The opposition is being spearheaded by the Department of Professional Employees, AFL-CIO, through which many of the unions are affiliated. Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) offered the amendment to next years Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The...
  • SAG-AFTRA (Actors Union) Bans Auditions In Hotel Rooms And Residences

    04/12/2018 11:00:43 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 10 replies
    Deadline ^ | April 12, 2018 | David Robb
    SAG-AFTRA has called for a ban on auditions in hotel rooms and residences, where many reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault have occurred. We are committed to addressing the scenario that has allowed predators to exploit performers behind closed doors under the guise of a professional meeting, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said in announcing the movie today. The ban on such meetings called Guideline No. 1 is the first expansion of the Code of Conduct the union released in February as part of its Four Pillars of Change initiative to confront sexual harassment in the workplace. The...
  • Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony to feature only female presenters (tr)

    12/13/2017 5:13:53 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 13, 2017 | DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    The 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be presented entirely by women. The organizers of the SAGs - one of Holloywood's biggest award shows and usually a strong pre-Oscars indicator - made the announcement on Wednesday. The tribute comes at a time when the entertainment industry has been roiled by a sexual misconduct scandal as well as the struggle for gender equality in front of and behind the camera. Women will present all 13 of the SAG awards at the January 21 dinner in Los Angeles honoring the best of film and television, in a first for the organization,...
  • Stranger Things' David Harbour nominated for several awards after his speech attacking Conservatives

    12/13/2017 7:51:38 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 11 replies
    December 13, 2017 | Edna Mode
    Since his dramatic speech while accepting the award for best ensemble in a drama series at at his year's Screen Actors Guild Awards, Harbour has racked up several nominations for his role as Jim Hopper. The actor, who yelled that people should punch people in the face if they don't like their political views, went from zero nominations prior to several afterwards. Before the speech he snubbed by the Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, and the SAG. Since then he has been nominated for all three of those plus the Emmy. meanwhile the boys from the show have received no...
  • Actors strike threatened: SAG-AFTRA outraged at studios failure for fair agreement

    06/26/2017 9:50:46 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 26 replies
    My News LA ^ | June 26, 2017 | DEBBIE L. SKLAR
    Actors strike threatened: SAG-AFTRA outraged at studios failure for fair agreement The leadership of the SAG-AFTRA actors union reported Monday that negotiations with producers so far have yielded no agreement on a new three-year contract, and it said it was asking for a strike authorization vote to strengthen its hand. It said in a statement on the unions website that it had been hard at work bargaining with the major studios and networks represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers about a new three-year contract covering motion pictures, television and new media. We had hoped to be...
  • Stars Line Up to Bash Trump's Immigration Ban as SAG Awards Turn Political

    01/30/2017 6:17:17 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 29, 2017 | Christian Toto
    Hollywood award shows teem with Trump Derangement Syndrome: It's the new normal. We saw it loud and proud at the Golden Globes earlier this month. We'll likely see it again, on steroids, next month when the Academy Awards are handed out.
  • SAG Awards 2017: Acceptance Speeches Turn Pointedly Political

    01/30/2017 5:07:15 AM PST · by Maceman · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 29, 217 | Cara Buckley
    Any doubts that Hollywood would take sharp aim at President Trumps immigration order were swiftly vanquished at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night. Amid upsets, winner after winner lashed out at the policy, pleaded for acceptance of differences in a bitterly divided time and, in the case of the cast of Stranger Things, adopted the stance of political firebrands. We will get past the lies, we will hunt monsters, said David Harbour, a cast member of the Netflix series, which won for best television drama, as the audience roared its approval. And when we are lost amid the...
  • (VANITY) Did Anybody Watch Any of the Saggys?

    01/29/2017 8:15:56 PM PST · by originalbuckeye · 36 replies
    1/29/17 | Originalbuckeye
    Did anybody attempt to watch the Saggys? My husband and I made it about 10 minutes before the anti-Trump vitriol got to us!
  • Most Beautiful SAG Dress

    02/01/2016 6:10:08 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 52 replies
    2/1/16 | Originalbuckeye
    Of absolutely no importance, but I wanted to say that the dress that I thought was the classiest, most beautiful at the SAG Awards, was Viola Davis' dress. Would love to see more glamour in what used to be a very glamorous industry.
  • Ronald Reagan and a Nation at Work

    02/06/2015 1:26:06 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 6, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the days when a labor leader led our nation, on the great man's birthday... As the author writes this column, dozens of ships, each one laden with tens of thousands of truckloads of cargo, are sitting in the Pacific, parked for weeks at a time in a line, waiting for the longshoremen to stop their slowdown and get back to work. Modern containerships are measured in TEUs, a unit of measure specific to the transportation industry. The standard intermodal container (so-called because it can be transported by truck, rail, or ship, easily transferred from one to the next...
  • Texas actress first accuses husband, but she's arrested in ricin case

    06/07/2013 6:04:21 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/7/2013 | Michael Martinez. Susan Candiotti and Carol Cratty
    (CNN) -- A Texas actress in a troubled marriage was arrested and charged Friday in connection with ricin-tainted letters that were mailed last month to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, authorities said. Shannon Richardson, 35, also known as Shannon Rogers and Shannon Guess, initially told the FBI that her husband, Nathaniel, sent the ricin-laced letters, but a polygraph exam found her to be "deceptive" on the matter, court papers said. Investigators found that her computer storage devices contained the text of threatening letters sent to the president, but the couple's computer records show her husband...
  • Hollywood Gone Wild: SAGging Towards Gomorrah

    01/28/2013 9:13:32 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-28-2013 | MOTUS
    Of course there are other stories in the news.(snip)Butt I know that what youre really interested in are the SAG Awards handed out last night, so here goes. Its hard to believe that the Golden Globes were handed out just two weeks ago,butt what a difference! Lets start with the most Improved Award, which goes hands down to Jessica Chastain: If it werent for the fact that you can tell she has an inny this look would be a complete winner.(snip) First runner up, same category, goes to Nicole Kidman: (snip)In fact the once elegant Nicole doesnt seem to...
  • Guild honors Mary Tyler Moore (Screen Actors Guild)

    01/29/2012 4:02:35 PM PST · by DemforBush · 27 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | 1/29/2012 | John Crook
    She started her TV career as a teenager playing Happy Hotpoint the Elf during appliance commercials on The Adventures of Ozzie&Harriet before being promoted to playing David Janssens sultry receptionist using only her shapely legs and voice in Richard Diamond, Private Detective"...
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards Nominees

    12/14/2011 5:43:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies ^ | 12/14/2011
    The 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards was announced this morning in Hollywood. The winners will be presented on January 29, 2012 on TNT/TBS. Heres the list of this years nominees: 18th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS NOMINATIONS THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role DEMIN BICHIR / Carlos Galindo A BETTER LIFE (Summit Entertainment) GEORGE CLOONEY / Matt King THE DESCENDANTS (Fox Searchlight Pictures) LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / J. Edgar Hoover J. EDGAR (Warner Bros. Pictures) JEAN DUJARDIN / George THE ARTIST (The Weinstein Company) BRAD PITT / Billy Beane...
  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is headed for a strike

    02/22/2009 3:18:38 AM PST · by Askwhy5times · 19 replies · 658+ views
    The Intellectual Redneck ^ | February 22, 2009 | The Intellectual Redneck
    The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has rejected the "final" offer by Hollywood producers and may be headed for a strike. SAG is another union that just doesn't get it. We are in a recession and all industries are starting to be affected. Hollywood is not immune to this. Fewer movies may be made this year. Paramount, Viacom and NBC Universal have announced cuts. SAG is holding out for a two year contract. Most unions have a three year contract and other guilds and unions in Hollywood have have accepted this offer. The Screen Actors Guild is holding out for a...
  • Miss America 09-A Shocker; A Jack Bauer Lookalike Brother-Pic! Review-Fox's New "Lie to Me"..More

    01/31/2009 3:07:33 PM PST · by Fishtalk · 9 replies · 1,256+ views
    Fish TV Reviews ^ | 1/31/09 | Pat Fish
    The judges missed a dirty word the new Miss America uttered during her song in the talent competition. We have it, on tape! Review of Fox's new "Lie to Me". Guy gets paid big bucks for doing what we all do every day in the course of our humble lives. A pic of a genuine Jack Bauer lookalike and he's a member of my family. Finally, my own fashion awards for the SAG awards. All with pics and video you'll find nowhere else on the Internet.
  • Screen Actors' Guild Delays Strike Vote

    12/23/2008 8:40:41 AM PST · by dbz77 · 9 replies · 465+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | December 23, 2008 | Richard Verrier
    Rocked by growing internal dissent that is splintering Hollywood's largest union, the Screen Actors Guild has postponed plans for a controversial strike authorization vote until after the union's national board meets to discuss the matter. The union's 120,000 members were poised to vote on the planned strike referendum next month, with ballots going out Jan. 2. * Discord rises within SAG over strike vote Discord rises within SAG over strike... * SAG strike talk has actors nervous But in an e-mail to the union's board members Monday night, SAG Executive Director Doug Allen said he and SAG President Alan Rosenberg...
  • SAG, studios try to influence strike vote (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch)

    11/27/2008 4:54:01 AM PST · by abb · 19 replies · 533+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 26, 2008 | Richard Verrier
    With the collapse of mediation talks between the major Hollywood studios and the Screen Actors Guild, the warring parties wasted little time launching campaigns aimed at discrediting each other while courting the sympathies of actors who will cast ballots in a strike referendum next month. In a letter sent to the union's 120,000 members Wednesday, SAG President Alan Rosenberg blasted the studios for seeking to impose "one-size-fits-all demands" on the union and accused management of using the depressed economy as an excuse to dismiss the needs of actors, especially when it comes to securing their future in the burgeoning world...