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The Exciting Lives of Los Angeles Freelance Writers, Part 284

Wow, Amy Alkon sure has a lot of time on her hands. And she sure knows impressive people, like someone “who does some PR for Halle Berry, whom [she'll] probably see at dinner tomorrow night” and her lawyer who works “for a pretty huge Hollywood entertainment firm, and is in charge of the legal work for a TV network,” both of whom she’s going to sic on a disabled seamstress in Wisconsin who, unlike Alkon, is unaware of various finer points of intellectual property law. Be sure to check out the image on her site of the devil poking Alkon with a pitchfork.

(If Amy sues me for quoting from her website without permission, I’ll be having a garage sale on Sunday. Pick up rare Go-Betweens records and out-of-print Erving Goffman books at bargain prices.)

UPDATE: Langdon has taken down the page with the purportedly copyright-infringing Alkon photos. A victory for intellectual property patriots against the vicious syndicate of crippled, impoverished manual piece-work laborers in Wisconsin college towns!

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