37750433-11110846.jpgFavorite Lede of the Day: The Newseum opens in Washington D.C. today (we love dinosaur museums!. LAT staffer/smart ass James Hohmann writes this lede:

Newspaper revenue is plummeting and television networks are desperately wooing a dwindling audience. For industry veterans, the outlook has never been so bleak.

What better time to throw a huge party?

364247s59.jpgPellicano Rests His Case: The Hollywood private eye, acting as his own attorney, rested his case this a.m., after calling a single witness to the stand.

37751042-11113023.jpgOur Baaaad: So, the LAT has been writing L.A. Unleashed, a blog about “all things animals” for about three months, and we only noticed today. Our apologies to all our furry-loving constituents (and all our Furry constituents, for that matter). This will not be overlooked again. Enjoy.