Peer-to-peer Pressure

When thinking of peer-to-peer music sharing, many think nostalgically to the days when we would lend our best friend our Spice Girls CD in exchange for their TLC album.  After hours and hours of “chasing waterfalls,” we would return the album much to the delight of our parents.  Today’s peer-to-peer file sharing vaguely resembles the … More Peer-to-peer Pressure

The Fight Is On

As the Super Bowl came and went with no announcement, many people thought that the fight might never happen. Nevertheless, after many years of negotiations and anticipation, the fight between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 2, 2015. Because the negotiations have … More The Fight Is On

Will the Real Stan Lee Please Stand Up

A recent court case involving Stan Lee Media and Marvel’s parent company, Disney, may have created some unnecessary confusion over the rights of Stan Lee’s globally acclaimed comic book characters. The October case was an appeal of a 2012 court decision regarding a copyright infringement suit against Disney for $5.5 billion. Stan Lee Media claimed … More Will the Real Stan Lee Please Stand Up

Sound Restrictions Imposed on Red Rocks Amphitheater Spark Controversy

Red Rocks Amphitheater is an iconic outdoor music venue located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, 10 miles west of Denver in Morrison, Colorado. The amphitheater is owned and operated by the City and County of Denver. Public, organizational and private performances have been held at Red Rocks for more than 100 years. In … More Sound Restrictions Imposed on Red Rocks Amphitheater Spark Controversy

Robin Thicke and the “Blurred Lines” Controversy

Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred Lines” became an immediate hit in America. The controversial song, featuring T.I. and Parrell Williams, was so popular that it was named Billboard’s Song of the Summer for 2013. However, “Blurred Lines” was immediately plagued with controversy. The song was bashed for allegedly condoning rape, excessive female nudity, and objectification of … More Robin Thicke and the “Blurred Lines” Controversy

The NFL Commissioner and his Ability to Punish Players: How far is too far?

It has been a difficult year for the NFL and its Commissioner, Roger Goodell. At the crux of the bad press directed at the NFL, and the Commissioner’s adjustments to the League’s personal conduct and domestic violence polices, stand NFL players Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Just this month, the NFL Commissioner announced that Adrian … More The NFL Commissioner and his Ability to Punish Players: How far is too far?

Superbowl XLIX. What are we really looking forward to? Is it who wins? Is it the over-the-top commercials? Is it Katy Perry’s halftime performance?

If you chose who wins, or are most interested in watching the game regardless of who wins, you might be surprised to know that only 11 minutes of the 4 hour program is actual playtime of the Superbowl. What consists of the other 3 hours and 49 minutes? 75 minutes consist of scrimmaging or players … More Superbowl XLIX. What are we really looking forward to? Is it who wins? Is it the over-the-top commercials? Is it Katy Perry’s halftime performance?