After the coffee. Before finally starting Dave Eggers' new book.
The Skinny: Tough night for St. Louis as the Cardinals and Rams lost. Don't count the Cards out. If anyone can win two on the road, it's them. Tuesday's Morning Fix includes a look at KNBC-TV's new network for Los Angeles bus riders. Also, the
Daily Dose: Next time you fly Southwest, you may be able to borrow an
Get on the bus. These days it is all about captive viewing. That's media-industry speak for programming aimed at people who literally have no choice but to watch. An example of this is when you are in a movie theater and ads or promotions are blaring at you while you wait for the movie to start. Or when you get in a cab and the monitor in the back seat goes on with a blast of news and commercials (although often you can turn that one off). Now
Order in the court. The trial of British tabloid editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson is underway. The two were senior executives at
Big bills. Not only does the start-up company Aereo face costly legal battles with big broadcasters over its business of distributing local television signals to consumers via the Internet, it has very high electric bills. Aereo picks up the tab for the juice required to make its little antennas work.
Hug it out. The deals are finally done with the cast of "Entourage" for a movie based on the HBO comedy about Hollywood, said creator Doug Ellin. At issue was, duh, money. Now the question is whether "Entourage" can make the transition from HBO to the big screen the way
Handy Randy. Randy Freer is moving from co-president of
Inside the Los Angeles Times: If you want to feel old, here's a preview of the AARP's film festival.
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