LAT in 90 seconds: sociology-of-culture questions

– Does the tendency of nerdy computer types to enjoy comic books transcend cultural boundaries? That’s what’s suggested by increased popularity of comic books in India at the same time that the country’s IT sector expands.

– If Michael Eisner’s talk show is a hit, does that mean every semi-retired media business titan will want one? And if so, will someone launch a Media Titan Talk Show Channel?

– If a Food section recipe for timballo, an Italian pasta dish, is the most-emailed story of the day, does that mean everyone in LA is actually cooking one of these things? And will someone invite me over for dinner?