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Fresh off its first-to-press victory in the Graydon Carter sweepstakes, the NYT delivers another huge scoop: Out of work screenwriters infest LA's coffee shops.

"The best seats are the ones where people can't see your screen. That's critical because you don't want people to see what you're doing," explained Sharon, an aspiring screenwriter who wouldn't give her last name for the same reason that she shielded her screen. "There is a level of embarrassment," she said. "Not that people are going to steal your work, but that you are a cliché: an out-of-work screenwriter in Hollywood."

We can't wait for the next installments of the NYT's penetrating series on LA culture: "Your Waiter May Have A Headshot" and "Your Stripper Is Lying About Putting Herself Through College."