After the coffee. Before wondering why I'm not off today.
The Skinny: Tough day for my teams Sunday as the Redskins and Tigers took it on the chin. Hopefully the Dodgers lineup will at least wake up Monday night. Also, no "Walking Dead" or "Good Wife" spoilers, please. Today's roundup includes the weekend box office recap, a story about
Daily Dose: Here's one for soccer fans.
Can't keep 'Gravity' down. "Gravity" continued to fly high at the box office, taking in $44.3 million in its second weekend. That is only a 21% drop from its premiere week. Finishing second with $26 million was "Captain Phillips," the Somali pirate drama starring
To the Supremes? Big broadcasters including CBS,
Frenemies. A couple of cable operators are talking with Netflix about making the online streaming service available to subscribers through set-top boxes, reports the Wall Street Journal. This is significant because Netflix is often seen as a competitor to cable and satellite TV's video offerings. On the other hand, cable operators figure they sell broadband too and Netflix users need lots of that so maybe there is some common ground. My hunch is this is a little ways off because of potential conflicts between programming carried by distributors and Netflix's own offerings.
Whipped? Over the weekend,
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For the record: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated the box office total for "Machete."