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Bitter News, 2-4-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom going at it like John Stewart and Bill O’Reilly, Round 1: • They come from a land down under.  But did Men at Work plagiarize a riff from a popular nursery rhyme when they made their global hit song declaring that they do?  An Australian Federal Court ruled that the famous flute solo in the …

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Dramedy of Broken Dreams

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I’ve noticed that guys tend to assume that any woman who acts neurotic and bitches about things is plagued with a lack of sex.  Sorry, fellas.  Not so.  I’m almost a month into a satisfying (on all counts) relationship—and yet, in the unhappiness department, my cup still runneth over. You know the saying, “Nature abhors a vacuum?” That’s precisely it.  …

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Bitter News, 2-3-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as hot as your mom’s sext messages: • Lawyers lose clients all the time—but this time the big tuna got away.  Who knows just how much is motivated by money, but deciding to keep trucking towards the 10-year mark, Elin Nordegren has reportedly fired her divorce lawyer and will try to save her marriage to …

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Bitter News, 2-2-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are part of an abstinence-only education program: • Obama is obviously a big focus of this year’s Black History Month, but one libertarian actually thinks our President is nothing more than skuzzy lawyer quoting his fees.  “Obama should win an Academy Award for the role of a lawyer lying about the true ‘state of …

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Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Cryingtown

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As much as I love being around women (and we know that’s A LOT), proximity to them within the confines of a law firm is a completely different story. All of my least favorite experiences as a lawyer come from dealing with women. Trumping the misery of working under an insecure, passive-aggressive coozebag of a Law Review editor as a 3L, my …

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Bitter News, 2-1-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom asking if a deaf person goes to court, is it still called a hearing?: • The backlash against the NFL for trying to claim ownership of the New Orleans Saints’ battle cry “Who Dat?” during Super Bowl week was to be expected.  Who greedy? Dat be the NFL.  But they appear to be backing down.  …

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