Your Panties Are Safe Again

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Police in Wisconsin are reporting that a man who broke into several women’s homes and made off with their underwear was charged last week with five counts of felony burglary. The man, Christopher Sullivan, allegedly broke into the women’s residences, stole some bras and panties, and then, as The Smoking Gun reports, he would later “superimpose the women’s images onto …

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No Happy Endings Here

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Looking for a new “SeXXXercise” class to tone your abs? Don’t look in Pennsylvania. A woman, Stephanie Babines, is suing Adams Township, Pennsylvania for refusing to allow her to open a dance and fitness studio that features pole-dancing, power lap dance, strip tease, and, of course, “SeXXXercise” classes on the grounds it’s a sexually oriented business. Babines explains in her …

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Bitter Lawyer CLE: Week in Review (Aug. 25-29)

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What Bitter Lawyers have learned this week (Aug. 25-29): Some in-laws can strain a relationship—others just strain your intimate apparel Method acting can lead you down a slippery slope Don’t claim to be well endowed unless you’re willing to back it up A penny might buy you her thoughts—but not her body Fun is serious business, at least when it …

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Seven Things to Look Forward to as a Junior Associate

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Seven Things to Look Forward to as a Junior Associate: 1.  Doing absolutely nothing all week, then getting a Friday phone call from a partner at 5:15 PM. 2.  Being uninteresting to people with cool jobs. 3.  Telling people that vacations are for pussies and actually believing it. 4.  Telling your friends that you have a shot at making partner. …

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David Duchovny: The XXX Files

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Oh irony, you’re too cruel. And kind of gross: David Duchovny has checked into rehab for sex addiction. In a statement released yesterday by his lawyer, Stanton “Larry” Stein, the actor, who plays a sex-obsessed character on the Showtime series, Californication, said he went in voluntarily, adding: “I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we …

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Loose Ends, 8-29-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Should junior associates pay law firms for “training”? The Legal Blog Watch is reporting that this guy seems to think so. As he argues, “If associates get all the benefits of training at my law firm in the first three years, and can’t really add much value anyway, why don’t they pay us?” Funny, …

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TV Review: Raising the Bar

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RAISING THE BAR Premieres Labor Day, TNT, 10 p.m. Synopsis: Life of a righteous public defender and his friends, who just so happen to be prosecutors and judicial clerks.  And really cute. Pedigree: A+.  Steven Bochco.  The Cravath, Swaine & Moore of television producers.  Emmy Award winning credits include L.A. Law, Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue.  Not to mention, …

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Enzyte: Long Answer to a Short Question

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The founder of male sexual enhancement product Enzyte, which reportedly used ads featuring “Smiling Bob,” the world’s happiest and most confident man, has led to a whopping jail sentence for the founder of Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals. A judge sentenced the defendant, Steve Warshak, to 25 years in prison after he was convicted in February on 93 counts of conspiracy, fraud …

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