KURT Cobain's daughter Frances Bean has revealed how she deals with being compared to her famous parents - as she gives advice to John Lennon's son. Speaking out on Instagram, the 27-year-old said that the pair need to "embrace the similarities and celebrate the differences" between them and their famous parents. On the 25th anniversary of her father's death, Bean, the daughter of Cobain and rock-star mum Courtney Love, has said that she often tries not to look like her dad. But she is regularly compared to him - especially when she wears his signature oval-shaped sunglasses. Her comments were in response to an Instagram post made by John Lennon and Yoko Ono's son, Sean Ono Lennon, about constantly being compared to his parents. Lennon recently made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon's talk show the Tonight Show to promote his new album. He was dressed in a velvet suit and looked eerily similar to his famous father, wearing his signature wire-frame glasses. 'I don't 'try' to look like my … [Read more...] about Kurt Cobain’s daughter Frances Bean tells Sean Lennon they should ‘embrace similarities’ with famous parents
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Despite the abundance of natural gas within the state and region, and the reputation of natural gas as the cleanest burning of fossil fuels, New York remains a treacherous political environment for companies seeking to expand the use or extraction of gas. The anti-fracking movement maintains a strong base of support in the state and a de facto moratorium on exploration remains in place at the state level. Pipelines, storage fields, compressor station projects, and the highly controversial offshore Port Ambrose liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility continue to meet with public opposition.Add to the list of obstacles the fact that New York State has yet to establish an effective regulatory regime for in-state liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. LNG, produced by cooling natural gas to -260°F, is easier to contain and to move than methane in its gaseous form, making both trucking and shipping much easier. LNG also can be used as a fuel for heavy trucking, providing a … [Read more...] about Stepping Off the Gas Pedal: New York Adds Upper Limit to Proposed LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) Rules
Kurt Eichenwald, who has a history of writing and tweeting about Donald Trump, has drawn the ire of the President-elect’s supporters on social media. Now Eichenwald is trying to take one to court, after one Twitter user allegedly took things a step too far. First, however, he needs Twitter to reveal the user’s identity, so he filed a petition in Dallas County court on Monday to make this happen. On Tuesday, a judge issued an order allowing written questions to be served on Twitter’s Custodian of Records. Once Eichenwald’s able to do identify the person, he has a pretty strong case against them.First, some background. Eichenwald’s petition says that on December 15, a Twitter user going by the name @jew_goldstein sent Eichenwald a message that said, “You deserve a seizure for your posts,” accompanied by an image of a flashing strobe light. Eichenwald has gone on record about having epilepsy, and flashing lights are known to induced … [Read more...] about Kurt Eichenwald Has Very Winnable Case Against Twitter User Who Allegedly Caused Him Seizure
Issue # 6: Keyword Advertising and the Effect of Trademark LawKeyword AdvertisingKeyword advertising is a growing marketing method for e-commerce businesses and a growing revenue source for Internet search engines. The success of keyword advertising, coupled with aggressive marketing approaches involving the use of trademarks owned by competing businesses, has resulted in a recent flood of litigation testing applying traditional trademark principles to this fairly new form of advertising. It is imperative that e-commerce businesses appreciate not only the value of keyword advertising but also the potential legal exposure attendant to its use.Federal Trademark LawA "trademark" is "any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof . . . used by a person, or . . . [intended to be used in commerce] . . . to identify and distinguish his or her goods . . . from those manufactured or sold by others and to indicate the source of the goods, even if that source is unknown." 15 … [Read more...] about Keyword Advertising and the Effect of Trademark Law: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 6th in Series
Musician, songwriter, and visual artist Daniel Johnston passed away in his Texas home at the age of 58. Johnston has a huge cult following and has even been the inspiration for a number of famous musicians.Johnston was not noted for his mainstream success. His voice had a distinct high tenor which is rarely seen among mainstream singers. However, his songwriting talent coupled with the emotions in his voice made fans fall in love with his songs. His songs were no-frills, purely emotional pieces. Between 1981-2012 Johnston released 20 studio albums. Some of the studio albums were self-released.Though Johnston was born in California and raised in West Virginia, his music career began when he moved to Texas. When he started writing and singing his own songs, he used to record the songs at home and make copies of the cassettes. Locally he had become popular for his performances as well as for randomly handing out cassette tapes. The nation took notice of Johnston when Music Television … [Read more...] about Who is Daniel Johnston and why should you mourn him?