Thursday, June 11, 2009

All Your Images Are Belong To Us

American family discovers they're in a Simpson's episode.

Still, at least they were offered a bottle of wine, rather than threatened with a law suit:


Anonymous Al R said...

The Mr Sparkle episode contained the phrase "heavy manufacturing concern" which I have since worked into at least one novel...

June 11, 2009 5:22 pm  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

One of the questions for the next Gollancz pub quiz.

June 11, 2009 6:17 pm  
Blogger PeteY said...

Was this sent to you Paul?

It's an amazing blend of arrogance and idiocy. Fantastic. Pity you said people could use your content however they like, or you could sue him back and teach him a lesson.

June 12, 2009 12:10 am  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

Hi Pete, no, I got it off the interweb (it was originally in the Times, I think, and went viral). It's so much borrowing and using other people's stuff - it's the outraged sense of entitlement...

June 12, 2009 9:58 am  

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