Monthly Archives: July 2010

Toy Story Economics: Death of the Movies

The biggest thriller in Hollywood is not the Angelina Jolie movie “Salt” (Domestic Box office as of July 26, 2010, of $36 million, production budget of $110 million and likely promotional/marketing budget of $30 million). Nope. It is the changing … Continue reading

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Life on the Blue Line

Sometimes, the LA Times does good reporting. In early June, the LAT did just such a job. In the June 9 story on the Blue Line and the people who ride it, the LAT showed the “vibrant, multicultural future” in … Continue reading

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