Katy Perry and rapper Juicy J have damaged the reputation of several gospel rappers by stealing their work and associating it with anti-Christian witchcraft, paganism, black magic and Illuminati imagery, according to a federal copyright lawsuit filed this week in St. Louis.
The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is tomorrow! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday, and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categories ... More >>
Oh, those devilishly clever execs at Anheuser-Busch InBev. First, they discover that Robert Zemeckis' brand-new film Flight contains scenes where Denzel Washington's character -- an alcoholic airline captain -- swills bottles of Budweiser. Let's put that another way: They figure out that millions of ... More >>
Remember Up in the Air (aka the Only Thing That Happened in St. Louis in 2009 Worth Remembering)? Remember how delightful it was to see our city on the big screen? Remember how it was even more delightful to spot George Clooney roaming through our city before it appeared in the big screen? The Boys ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>
It looks like Tattoogate has finally reached its end. The south-central Missouri tattoo artist who sued the producers of The Hangover Part 2 for copyright infringement has now reached a settlement for an undisclosed amount of cash. As far as legal narratives go, this was one of the wackies ... More >>
Ed Helms wears copyright protected ink.Fear not, bro-dawg cinephiles. The release of The Hangover Part II will not be delayed over a suit filed by a Missouri tattoo artist. You'll still be able to edify yourself Thursday with 102 minutes of (presumably) dick-and-fart-and-drinking jokes. Hurrah!Yo ... More >>
The tattoo that launched the lawsuit.An image used in the sequel to The Hangover could leave Warner Brothers with a wicked headache of its own. Last week a tattoo artist from the south-central Missouri town of Waynesville sued the film studio on claims that it used his copyrighted work in The Han ... More >>