Late Night: GoldieBlox Backs Down, Withdraws Beastie Boys Lawsuit

By: Saturday November 30, 2013 8:00 pm

GoldieBlox withdrew their preemptive Fair Use lawsuit against the Beastie Boys. That was a smart move, since the odds were not looking good for the Silicon Valley toy company: They had used the band’s name as well as their music without permission


Happy 130th Birthday to the Patron Saint of the US

By: Wednesday July 4, 2012 8:45 am

The Electoral College. The medical insurance industry. Campaign finance laws. Congressional budget negotiations . . .

If you’re looking for the identity of my candidate for Patron Saint of the United States of America — a man born on the 4th of July, no less — then you need look no further that the list above.

Of course, there is plenty more evidence to support my belief . . .

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