In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
Before he became yet another cautionary tale about the dangers of drug abuse, Evan Dando and his Lemonheads seemed poised to maybe be a big deal; surfer-model looks, coupled with a warm voice and an easy way with a melody. How could he go wrong?
(Crack is wack, kids).
This is actually a cover, a lament from ancient pre-DVR times (“What if something’s on TV, and it’s never shown again?“). But underneath the faux-country-twang and jokey lyrics is something a little bit sad and very much real.
It’s got nothing to do with camping or city slickers; it’s more universal than that.
It’s about that moment when you realize – or finally admit – that you can’t be what somebody else needs.
You put on a different identity because you wanted it to work, and you wanted them; but it’s time to come clean, and let them go.