Did court get decision right in Katy Perry copyright suit for ‘Dark Horse’?

Sometimes I have to reach deep inside my conscience to be fair. Right up front I’ll say I don’t care for Katy Perry’s music. Any of it. Perry just lost a lawsuit alleging copyright infringement for her song “Dark Horse.” I looked over her song and the song she allegedly ripped off. I think the court got the whole deal wrong. Continue reading “Did court get decision right in Katy Perry copyright suit for ‘Dark Horse’?”

Katy Perry’s kiss on ‘American Idol’: Is all press good press?

US media are naturally stressed for a number of reasons. One involves filling 24/7 news cycles, and that leads to all sorts of stories oozing onto our screens.

Now there’s attention to a kiss celebrity Katy Perry delivered during an American Idol audition by an Oklahoma musician Benjamin Glaze. It’s a quirky story.  Continue reading “Katy Perry’s kiss on ‘American Idol’: Is all press good press?”