The record industry is dead. Long live the record industry! Then, a new movie studio is born. Finally, we look at what makes the Los Angeles Lakers "the entertainment industry home team."
FROM THIS EPISODE
Jeff Leeds, Music-business writer for the New York Times
Chris McGurk, Cinedigm Digital Cinema
Craig Baumgarten, Former head of Columbia and Lorimar Films
Adam Merims, Film producer
Joe Smith, Former head of Capitol, Warner Bros and Elektra Records
Mark Mullin, Screenwriter
John Black, Executive Director of Public Relations for the Los Angeles Lakers
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