I must say....I don't miss them a bit. I wouldn't have even noticed that they weren't happening if the press hadn't constantly pointed it out for us. That's how important they are -- you don't even notice when the show doesn't go on.
Up next? They're tossing around the notion of cancelling the Oscars, too. While that could be a little disappointing for those of us who see an over-the-top red carpet session as a guilty pleasure, I bet I get over that one quickly, too. In fact, the less we see of the spoiled overblown celebrities, the better off we probaby all are.
But while I don't give a rat's patootie if the celebrities show up on my television again, I do regret that the Writers Guild strike is affecting everyday people in the biz. Wealthy celebs can probably wait it out financially, but their supporting cast -- makeup artisits, limo drivers, wardrobe people, etc. -- are beginning to find it difficult to pay the mortgage. Because when the writers and the actors don't work, neither do they. And nobody gets paid.
Except for the fact that I hate to see the 'little people' suffer, personally I wouldn't mind if they cancelled Hollywood, totally.