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Not Giving It Up So Fast - Robin Thicke and the "Blurred Lines" Copyright Controversy

For a man who rose to fame by crooning “I know you want it,” Robin Thicke needs to take a step back and consider what he wants in the legal battle surrounding his hit single, “Blurred Lines”. 409 more words

Law

Oldie Alert! - Drawing the line: Saying NO to ‘Blurred Lines’ is a step forward for women’s rights

Oldie alert. I wrote this for LSESU’s newspaper The Beaver in October 2013 after I helped propose and pass the motion discussed.

Last week’s UGM saw LSESU join several other student unions around the country in prohibiting Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ from being played within student union premises. 391 more words

Blurred Lines

Last winter I was at a university shooting for a marketing brochure. These kinds of assignments are always incredibly enriching for me because I get to speak with a lot of diverse people pursuing many interesting endeavours. 127 more words

Work

Why 2014 Has Really Been A Disaster For Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke is fast becoming short-hand for disaster zone. Last year his single, Blurred Lines, which he penned and performed with Pharrell Williams, was the biggest selling single of the year, hitting number one around the globe. 625 more words

Celeb Gist And Gossip

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Depositions Highlight Blurred Lines of Pop Songwriting

Just when it looked as though Chris Brown would win “pop star wang of the week,” Robin Thicke re-emerged via formerly sealed deposition from his ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit with Marvin Gaye’s estate over “Blurred Lines.” Back in April, Thicke and co-writer/producer Pharrell Williams gave… 1,094 more words

Buzz

Is There Really a Wrong Way to Use Language?

Words and meanings- a phrase that seems pretty self-explanatory- teaches a lot about the English language. As redundant (re= back und= wave) as it seems for a class to teach things, it is true. 762 more words

Writing