Well, my attempt to get permission to check scripts out of the cinema-television library got a remarkably swift and curt response: “Sorry, cinema stickers are for cinema students. I recommend the WGA library to read scripts.” You see, though I am a USC student studying screenwriting, I am not studying it through the School of Cinema-Television, and therefore can’t check stuff out of the library. The internecine departmental strife around here makes the Medici Family look like the Cosby Family. So guess what School at USC won’t be getting thanked during my Oscar acceptance speech? Oh, and the WGA library? It’s all the way up in frikkin’ West Hollywood. That’s really helpful. Maybe I’ll swing by the Library of Congress while I’m at it.
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