UC Berkeley marching band's tribute to video games
Note: the tree is Stanford's mascot. Stanford is Cal's major rival.
A short video from the Writers Guild explaining their reasons for striking.
I'm sure the studios have a point of view, too. It may even be something more complex than "we want all the money for ourselves". Still, I found this summation of the issues pretty compelling -- if I hadn't already been supporting the writers, this would definitely have tipped me over.