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  • The Oatmeal To Charles Carreon: “Come Back When You’ve Calmed Down”

    The Oatmeal To Charles Carreon: “Come Back When You’ve Calmed Down”

    The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman wrote an open letter to the lawyer who has been harassing him for most of two weeks, Charles Carreon. Carreon just sued Inman as well as the National Wildlife Fund and the American Cancer Society. You can see some background here but this is all as crazy as it sounds. I’ll avoid giving much context because Inman deserves a break and Carreon seems so… Read More

  • Can I Sue You People? Troll Lawyer Sues The Charities The Oatmeal Supports

    Can I Sue You People? Troll Lawyer Sues The Charities The Oatmeal Supports

    So here’s a nice twist to the whole Oatmeal saga: the FunnyJunk lawyer who has been aggrieved by the Internet is now suing the National Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Federation. Yes. He’s suing the bears. And the cancer. Read More

  • Cartoonist’s Lawyer Responds To FunnyJunk: The Oatmeal Will Not Cave

    Cartoonist’s Lawyer Responds To FunnyJunk: The Oatmeal Will Not Cave

    It’s on now. Matthew Inman at the The Oatmeal has hired a crackerjack lawyer, Venkat Balasubramani, who sent a long and detailed letter to FunnyJunk essentially saying that their mothers should, in the end, have carnal relations with a bear. The Oatmeal wrote a blog post complaining about his content being made available on FunnyJunk. There is no dispute that large quantities of his… Read More

  • TheOatmeal Fights Back Against Troll Lawyer

    TheOatmeal Fights Back Against Troll Lawyer

    TheOatmeal is a great web comic featuring funny birthday cards, wacky bear sex, and other merriment. It’s drawn by Matthew Inman and is great. Now, however, it’s the target of a decidedly odd – and funny – slander lawsuit. Sadly the post is up and down right now but the gist is that Inman posted slanderous comments about FunnyJunk, a website dealing in funny junk. Read More