• "The Bowl owes my daddy," said Nancy Sinatra, accepting a posthumous induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame on behalf of her father, Frank. The traditionally-classical concert pavilion at the base of the Hollywood Hills once faced controversy for booking pop singer Sinatra - but according to Nancy, by the end of his first show there in 1943, "the Bowl moved from the red to the black."
  • Studio execs won't comment on the MGM vs. Grokster Supreme Court decision, but the MPAA is trying to spin hyperpositive: "Shutting down these operations will help keep piracy from becoming a mainstream activity." Uh, what? Sorry, could you repeat that? I was negotiating with a street vendor for a bootleg copy of Herbie: Fully Loaded and I didn't hear what you said.
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