Tag Archive for Parody

OC Weekly Cover Story Belittles Kelly Thomas’ Death

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Sometimes a parody of “Where’s Waldo” works and sometimes it doesn’t.  This weekend’s OC Weekly has a cover story about African-Americans in Orange County (or the lack of them) and the piece itself is a great story, well researched and well crafted.  Read it.  The cover art might shock you if you look closely. The…

Gangham Style Elections

The runaway hit “Gangham Style” has spawned two parody videos “RomneyStyle and “ObamaStyle.”  The Democrats seem to have better production values and a closer redentition to the original video. I’m posting both if you need a break from hard core politicking and need a laugh.  Tell us what you think.

Pot Calling the Kettle Black in Santa Ana

Blogsphere readers on Mother’s Day were treated to OCPoliticsBlog blogger Art Pedroza throwing yet another old friend under the bus with a post berating BoS candidate Todd Spitzer for hiring Orange Juice blogger Vern Nelson to play piano at a Spitzer holiday party.

Unfit for Office

We were hoping to never have to write about Art Pedroza ever again.  But his candidacy for a seat on the Orange County Board of Education (OC BoE) makes it necessary.  Readers know this blog won our second federal lawsuit against Mr. Pedroza in December 2011 for cybersquatting names associated with TheLiberalOC, some of our writers and…

The Lawsuit Against Art Pedroza is Over; We won

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The nearly two year lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the OrangeJuiceBlog is over. Federal judge David O. Carter issued a minute order on Thursday, December 15, awarding $30,000 in damages on charges of cybersquatting, trademark infringement and unfair business practices to Thinking Liberally Media, the publishers of TheLiberalOC blog, Madison Alexander PR, Chris Prevatt, Ryan Trabuco and Claudio Gallegos.

Don Henley Kicks Chuck DeVore’s Ass in Court

HT to our friends at the Huffington Post but State Rep. Chuck DeVore has already lost his first battle of the month and its not even primary day. DeVore lost a lawsuit for his campaign’s parodies of Don Henley songs to attack Senator Barbara Boxer. Chuck’s claim to fame here – he’s the first political to lose a lawsuit over a song parody. So much for that copy of the pocket Constitution. Perhaps an expanded edition dealing with First Amendment law will fit on Chuck’s iPad.