Topic: Plagiarism

Here Is Some Damning Visual Evidence That Jeremy Scott Ripped Off Skate Artist Jimbo Phillips

Here Is Some Damning Visual Evidence That Jeremy Scott Ripped Off Skate Artist Jimbo Phillips

“Controversial” designer Jeremy Scott is in some hot water following the revelation that much of his recently shown Fall ’13 collection appears to contain distinctive imagery which was stolen wholesale from the California skate artist Jimbo Phillips. People first began noticing when a graphic began circulating that points out the similarities. The Jimbo Phillips Graphix Facebook page noticed too, and re-posted the image with the caption, “This is crazy!” More »

Plagiarism Isn’t So Bad

Plagiarism Isn't So Bad

I am going to say a fairly controversial thing: if you are a writer, I think you are going to want to steal lines from other writers.

If you are an aspiring writer, I think wanting to steal lines from other people is a very, very good sign. It is a good sign because it means you recognize what good lines are. Because, be clear, there are a lot of people out there who simply can’t tell. More »