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Sometimes, art imitating life yields some strange results. In 1981, (animated) newspaperman J. Jonah Jameson ran the headline, “threat or menace” when discussing the masked Spider-Man in New York City’s (fictitious) Daily Bugle. Today, such a headline would not seem out of place on recent covers of the New York Post.

Between “Spidey’s” [...]

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Copyright My Costume?

On April 1, 2010 By Kate Kliebert

Some Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans are searching for a new way to protect their image from exploitation and have turned to copyright law as a possible protection. The Indians, mostly working-class African Americans, traditionally craft elaborate costumes costing thousands of dollars to wear as they parade through the [...]

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