“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
Look. I think most of you already understand implicitly why plagiarism is wrong. But Jennifer has thrown down the gauntlet, so I accept. More
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
Famed fashion photographer David LaChapelle wants compensation for images of his that were directly copied in Rihanna’s video for “S&M”. Did Ri Ri rip him off? Click through for some side-by-side comparisons. More
But why didn’t any of the judges seem to notice the striking resemblance?