dinnerandasow.jpgDinner and a Show: Here’s an alternative to all those summer evenings you won’t be spending at the movies.

youtubelogo.jpgViacom’s Suit Against YouTube: Most illuminating part of the story?

Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, speaking to investors last week, said he wasn’t concerned about the tough talk. And he made light of the TV industry’s complaint that Google was acting too high and mighty: “I’m sure we’re arrogant. But I have learned that as part of being a player in the media industry, part of negotiations is that everything is leaked and you are sued to death.”

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Stating the Obvious: Patt Morrison dedicates this week’s rumination to the realization that LA denizens sure do have a lot of interesting accents. Garsh.