After the coffee. Before yelling at Obama for Wednesday's traffic mess.
The Skinny: It took me forever to get home Wednesday night, all because the president just had to have a party at producer
Daily Dose: How much should anyone read into a tweet. If it is from California's attorney general, maybe a lot. On Wednesday,
Tough sell. Advertisers were a little more cautious in buying commercial inventory on broadcast and cable networks for the upcoming fall season. A combination of declining ratings on many broadcast and cable outlets and the growth of digital options led many advertisers to reassess where they are putting their marketing money. Not everyone took a hit.
Behave yourself. Any gathering that attracts tens of thousands of people is going to have its fair share of bad apples. Apparently even Comic-Con, a geekfest for comic book and science fiction fans, is no exception. It has become common for women to be subjected to groping in the big crowds and even verbal harassment. Comic-Con organizers said they are trying to be more aggressive about keeping the environment safe for everyone. The Los Angeles Times on a dark side at Comic-Con.
Caught in a web? Sony is delaying its next Spider-Man movie by two years. "Spider-Man 3" was scheduled to be released in the summer of 2016 and now won't hit the big screen until 2018. The move comes after "Spider-Man 2" didn't set the world on fire at the box office. Sony isn't throwing the towel in on having a big tentpole for 2016. It will premiere "Sinister Six," a movie about "Spider-Man" villains, in November of that year. Details on Sony's moves from Variety.
Please stay. Chase Carey, the chief operating officer of
If he can make it there.
Inside the Los Angeles Times: A new report from the California Film Commission says that from 2010 to 2014, the state lost nearly $2 billion to runaway production.