After the coffee. Before starting a Morning Fix Kickstarter campaign.
The Skinny: When do I have to start caring about the NBA playoffs. I'm trying but I'm just not feeling it yet. In the news today is Warner Bros. plan to sell tickets to "Man of Steel" at Wal-Mart. Also, did "American Idol" try to dump Mariah Carey and bring back Jennifer Lopez.
Daily Dose: Jim Rome is missing in action in Los Angeles. Rome, whose popular radio show used to be on KLAC-AM (570), has yet to find a new home here since joining CBS earlier this year. Rome, who is based in Los Angeles, is now carried by CBS Radio, and he also has a TV show on CBS' Showtime. But CBS doesn't own a sports radio outlet in Los Angeles yet, and it hasn't been able to strike a deal with any of the other sports radio stations in town. Word is it that may be a while until Rome resurfaces in his home market. In the meantime, learn to love Jay Mohr, his replacement on KLAC.
Captain America's coming. Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" won't be outsourced. Though 2011's "Captain America: The First Avenger" was shot mostly in Britain for tax reasons, the bulk of sequel is being shot in Los Angeles. This is huge for Southern California because these days many productions are shooting out of state or out of the country. The Los Angeles Times on Captain America's homecoming.