February 5th, 2004

john + yoko

It gets worse...

"'It was not until the early 1980s that we began to appreciate the wisdom behind Jesus's insistence on obtaining a copyright.' . . . Defendants next assert that Plaintiffs, by deliberately withholding the name of Jesus as the author of [A Course in Miracles] after hearing from the Copyright Office that it would reject an application with Jesus listed as author, perpetrated a fraud upon the Copyright Office which would have resulted in rejection of the application for registration." Penguin Books U.S.A., Inc. v. New Christian Church of Full Endeavor, Ltd., No. 96 Civ. 4126(RWS), 2000 WL 1028634, at *6, *14 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 25, 2000).

Good to know the Big J is looking out for the pocketbooks of us poor working stiff intelleckshual property attys! Ka-CHING!
box

don't wanna know if u are lonely

I have Issues listening to Nashville Skyline. Since there's never a 12-step group for the dorky things I have Issues with, I guess I'll just revert to the tried-and-true play-it-25-times-till-my-teeth-get-tired-of-clenching method, otherwise known as "Get right back up on that pony, Pilgrim."

Note to Idiot-Self: If you're going to stick the WinXP applications disk in the Egomania jewel case instead of where it belongs, at least notice that's what it is when you take it back out and don't just sit there for five minutes wondering why the hell Winamp isn't playing it.