More Monkey Business: Copyright and the World’s Most Famous Monkey Selfie

More Monkey Business: Copyright and the World’s Most Famous Monkey Selfie

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In my other life as an intellectual property lawyer, I receive almost weekly proof that copyright ...

The Donald, the Orangutan and Me: A Little Monkey Business

As a lawyer by day and an author at night, I've had times when the realm ...

The Big Lebowski Meets The Big Sleep

The Big Lebowski Meets The Big Sleep

The other night I settled down to watch "The Big Lebowski," a terrific Coen brothers film ...

Trollope versus Hawthorne: Where’s the “Beef”?

Trollope versus Hawthorne: Where’s the “Beef”?

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Anthony TrollopeThere are many reasons to admire the 19th-century British novelist Anthony Trollope, beginning with ...

Justice Scalia’s “Jiggery-Pokery”

Justice Scalia’s “Jiggery-Pokery”

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Say what you will about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia--and, frankly, there is plenty to say--you ...

A Shout-Out to Poisoned Pen Press

A Shout-Out to Poisoned Pen Press

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On this, the day after Independence Day Weekend, I pause to give a shout-out to my ...

The 6 Great American Baseball Novels

The 6 Great American Baseball Novels

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"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball." Those words--written ...

Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up Songs in Literature

Top 10 Baseball Walk-Up Songs in Literature

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For the true baseball fans among us, name a favorite player and you can name his ...

All Our Yesterdays: A Salute to the Bard

All Our Yesterdays: A Salute to the Bard

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We have all heard--over and over and over again--that the greatest writer in the history of ...

My 60 Seconds of Semi-Kinda-Sorta Fame

My 60 Seconds of Semi-Kinda-Sorta Fame

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If Andy Warhol's prediction is true, I've just used up my first minute. It was quick ...