Xeni Jardin at 6:30 pm Tue, May 1, 2012
ADVERTISE AT BOING BOING!
LOL, kinda. Video Link (thanks, John Battelle)
“Weird. On the driver side.”
When you do it to someone else, it’s “remixing”. When it happens to you, it’s “a rip off”.
Similar to how other people’s stuff is “shit”, but your shit is “stuff”
Sue those motherfuckers!
Hutz is the name, Mr. Antinous. Lionel Hutz, attorney at law.
Here’s my card. It turns into a sponge when you put it in water.
TRADERIGHT BARRISTER REQUIRED! Enquire within.
Good art directors borrow. Great art directors steal.
Here. You can have mine.
BB pretty much stands for the proposition that “ripping off” is not only okay, it’s to be encouraged, right?
Did they rip you off? That depends. Did Boing Boing invent unicorns?
I hate that. I’ve had ThinkGeek rip a few ideas from me and they have a button on the product page “Invented Here”. I’d love to see how the unicorn chaser in this commercial was invented by the art director ;)
totally a remix of creative commons content what’s the problem here.
Unicorns make the world feel better.
Xeni invokes Betteridge’s Law of Headlines, journalists cry. Don’t make journalists cry, Xeni. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge's_Law_of_Headlines
Given the BB anti-copyright rhetoric I presume the word “ripoff” was ironic?
Did they use a clever inside joke as a subtle pop-culture reference to their favorite blog? BB uses “rip off” to describe it. -_-
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