LAT in 90 Seconds

stupid.jpgCaptive Audience: Small record labels representing skin heads are trying to create buzz about their bands by marketing inside prisons. Their mothers must be proud.

scriptland.jpgStill In Development: Looks like the LAT is still giving space to Scriptland. Maybe the Tribune could keep the paper, but sell this column.

blacklab.jpgBox Office Stinkers: The Motion Picture Association of America has trained dogs to sniff out hidden DVDs in hopes to stop pirated videos. The MPAA spent $9,000 each to train two black Labrador retrievers. We hear pirates are spending $3 on peanut butter “hush money.”