AirTalk for April 24, 2015

The collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger means more uncertainty for Dodgers fans. Also, should large law firms be more open to the idea of representing same-sex marriages? Then, we talk with Laemmle Theatre chain president about how the indie community is navigating the shifting distribution landscape.
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