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  • Quiznos preparing to file bankruptcy: report

    Quiznos preparing to file bankruptcy: report
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting: Sandwich chain Quiznos is preparing to file for bankruptcy-court protection within weeks as it contends with unhappy franchisees and a $570 million debt load, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
  • Will 'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.

    Will  'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.
    After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage. The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....
  • Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy as 850,000 bitcoins go missing

    Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection, admitting that it had lost 850,000 bitcoins. "There was some weakness in the system, and the bitcoins have disappeared. I apologize for causing trouble," said Mt. Gox...
  • Apple TV $25 gift card offer reported as rumors of new device swirl

    For the next week, customers who buy an Apple TV at one of the tech giant's retail stores will reportedly receive a $25 iTunes gift card as part of a promotion that could signal a new Apple TV is on its way. Apple news website 9to5Mac reported that...
  • Oscar Arrivals: Can TV Hosts Please Ask About the Movies?

    There are a lot of reasons to miss the late Roger Ebert, but one of them was the authority and genuine love of movies that he brought to the Oscar red carpet, when he appeared on the local arrivals show for the Los Angeles ABC station, KABC-TV. While...
  • Confirmed: Facebook's $19-billion WhatsApp deal is Jaw-Dropping

    After the $19-billion WhatsApp deal was announced, I wrote a little blog post about where it ranked among other tech deals. I included the line:  "One day later, Silicon Valley is still trying to pick its collective jaw off the floor following news that...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in New York

    Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday. He was 46. Law enforcement officials said Hoffman died at his apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. No cause of death has been determined...
  • 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.

    'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' win big. 'Non-Stop' flies to top.
    After the coffee. Before erasing the Oscars from my already packed DVR. The Skinny: I'd love to tell you I was at all the hot parties last night. While I was certainly in demand — sorry, Graydon and Madonna — I opted to stay home and watch...
  • Muere actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Muere actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, ganador del Óscar por “Capote” y uno de los actores más prestigiosos del cine estadounidense, fue hallado hoy muerto en un apartamento de Nueva York a los 46 años, víctima aparentemente de una sobredosis. El cadáver...
  • Super Bowl: How Bob Dylan Jumped From Counterculture Icon to Car Salesman

    Bob Dylan has moved from "Positively 4th Street" to absolutely Madison Avenue. By appearing in a longer-than-usual commercial for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during the Super Bowl Sunday night - and allowing the use of his wordy 1966 single "I Want You" in...
  • Dish and Disney make peace! Justice Department no fan of Aereo.

    After the coffee. Before insert funny line here. Oops, did I really do that? The Skinny: I caught some of the British version of "House of Cards" last night and liked it. It felt more gritty and less glamorous than the Netflix version. Also finally...
  • 'Ride Along' cruises. Super Bowl ads. R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman.

    'Ride Along' cruises. Super Bowl ads. R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how many watched the Super Bowl. The Skinny: Man that was one ugly game. I'm going to guess that this year's audience will be smaller than last year's, which was just over 108 million people. How about that episode of...