In Dave McNary‘s 12.10 piece on the ugly verbal aftermath to the collapse last week’s strike talks, an agent claims that WGA leaders have been naive in highlighting how hardline the majors have been at the bargaining table. “Of course, studios are going to be that way,” he tells McNary. “Why do you think agents have jobs? Anyone who makes deals knows there are times when you loathe the person you’re negotiating with, but you get over it and you make the deal, and if there’s yelling, you send them a bottle of wine.”