Are You a Phony if You Parody "Three's Company"?

Holden Caulfield Watches a 70’s Sitcom. Hilarity Doesn’t Ensue. If television shows are as influential as most people assume they are, I’m amazed that I wound up a productive member of society[ref]Insert your dumb lawyer joke here, I guess.[/ref]. My...

Funny Just Isn't Enough – What's "Parody" in Copyright

People can be terribly clever sometimes.  Take the Holderness Family, for example.  Apparently, mom was too busy running triathlons to sit down and write out a family newsletter, so the family made up a rap to the music of “Miami,” by Will Smith, and made...

Funny Just Isn’t Enough – What’s “Parody” in Copyright

People can be terribly clever sometimes.  Take the Holderness Family, for example.  Apparently, mom was too busy running triathlons to sit down and write out a family newsletter, so the family made up a rap to the music of “Miami,” by Will Smith, and made...

Funny Just Isn't Enough – What's "Parody" in Copyright

People can be terribly clever sometimes.  Take the Holderness Family, for example.  Apparently, mom was too busy running triathlons to sit down and write out a family newsletter, so the family made up a rap to the music of “Miami,” by Will Smith, and made...