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  • The Oatmeal’s Legal Battle Ends (I Hope) With A Giant Bag of Money

    The Oatmeal’s Legal Battle Ends (I Hope) With A Giant Bag of Money

    Okay, there isn’t much news here, but this is too fun not to post. If you’re reading this, you probably don’t need a lot of recapping of the legal dispute between cartoonist Matthew Inman, creator of The Oatmeal, and Charles Carreon, attorney for FunnyJunk. (In fact, the first commenter on my last post about the story┬áhad clearly been following things more closely than I… Read More

  • Failed Anti-Oatmeal Lawyer Says “Mission Accomplished”

    Failed Anti-Oatmeal Lawyer Says “Mission Accomplished”

    In what appears to be a final burst of notoriety-seeking and odd behavior, Funnyjunk’s crack lawyer, Charles Carreon, told Ars that he had won because now he was “famous” and “notorious”. “Mission accomplished,” he said, apparently without irony or self-awareness. Read More

  • FunnyJunk Attorney Charles Carreon Drops Lawsuit Against Oatmeal Creator

    FunnyJunk Attorney Charles Carreon Drops Lawsuit Against Oatmeal Creator

    Charles Carreon, the attorney with the┬áthe infamous lawsuit against The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman, has withdrawn the suit. The news was announced by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which also posted Inman’s “notice of voluntary dismissal“. (I would embed the document below, but there’s basically no text, aside from “plaintiff dismisses the action.”)… 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