10/17/2004 Add a comment

They are a bit late, but the NYT addresses the broader question of whether raunchy talk in TV writers' rooms lead to better comedy. If you remember awhile ago, The Smoking Gun posted a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former "Friends" assistant that alleged gross sexual talk in the workplace. The case is now before the California Supreme Court, and some argue that a win by Warner Bros. Television (Owners of "Friends") would open up all "creative" workplaces to vulgar talk and mean fewer successful sexual harassment lawsuits. William