Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fun with Offensive Trademarks

For no particular reason whatsoever, I thought it might be worthwhile to take some time to poke around the USPTO database.  I wanted to see what potentially “disparaging,” “immoral,” or “scandalous” trademarks and service marks are still live in 2014. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The last of the three Humphrey Bogart films in the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, from 1948.  This is an older, more grizzled Bogey, partially due to simple aging, and partially due to … Continue reading

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This is How You Heel

Three weeks ago, I discussed the looming problem the WWE has in light of its use of heels with face-like qualities.  Summarizing, the WWE has embraced the “smart” reaction to effective heels, essentially turning any heel who gets over into … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: Casablanca

The last of the films in the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection released before the end of World War II is 1942’s Casablanca.  The Humphrey Bogart / Ingrid Bergman drama followed Mrs. Miniver in winning the Best Picture Oscar.  Both movies are films about … Continue reading

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