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Who's To Say The Word 'Slants' Offends Asians? The Supreme Court, That's Who.

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Supreme Court tends to take a skeptical view whenever the government polices speech it doesn’t like. But what if the government s...

Justice Sotomayor Wonders Whether 'Trump Is A Thief' Trademark Is Legal

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In a closely watched trademark case the Supreme Court heard on Wednesday, Justice Sonia Sotomayor posed a hypothetical question starrin...

Supreme Court Will Decide If This Band's Name Is Too Offensive To Be Trademarked

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics

The frontman of The Slants doesn’t like the name of Washington’s NFL team. He thinks the term is “an inherent racial slur” that is demeaning t...

NFL Team With Racist Name Just Got Huge Boost In Legal Fight

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics

An appeals court on Tuesday struck down the so-called "disparagement clause" in federal trademark law, giving Washington's football team an edge in th...

5 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Musicians

Simon Tam | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Simon Tam

In 2010, Lady Gaga tweeted a photo of herself standing in front of the marquee at Madison Square Garden. Later that night, she explained how she would dream that one day her name would be in lights at the venue.

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Conversations with Gloria Estefan, Julian Lennon and Emmy Wildwood, A Wacky Chat with Tom Ruprecht, Plus a Jessta James Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Magnetic: Chatting with Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik, Plus Daft Punk Meets Loverboy, and Exclusives from The Rides and The Slants

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On the trio's attack of "Search And Destroy," Kenny Wayne Shepherd says, "When Jerry brought it in as a possibility I thought it would end up being cool and basically sold Stephen and Barry on it based on the energy level and intensity.