The Struggle For Maker Studios

One of Southern California's hottest Hollywood-meets-Internet companies is Maker Studios, the provider of content to YouTube. The company just raised $26M more in venture fund last month. However, all is not well at Maker: the Hollywood Reporter has just published an in-depth look into the lawsuit filed by ousted co-founder Danny Zappin in June--a story that combines everything from drug dealing and prison to a who's who of Southern California's venture capitalists.