It started with a misdial. Specifically, a car repair business misdialed and reached my house instead, hanging up immediately. Checking out the number to make sure that there was no mixup, I learned that the business that had called me was a specialist repair shop for a make of car that I don’t own. Its name: The Saab Story. [More]
Don Henley will not take it easy when there’s a product being sold that references both his name and career with The Eagles, and now everyone knows: After filing a lawsuit against a Wisconsin clothing company that emailed an ad telling customers to “don a henley and take it easy” last October, the two sides have settled the case, with the company issuing an apology to both Henley and his fans for trying to be too clever.
Exhibit A: Don Henley of the Eagles, a band with a song called “Take It Easy.” Exhibit B: A Henley style T-shirt, on sale with the phrase, “Don a Henley and Take it easy.” This attempt at punnery — pretty successful, if you ask me — is not amusing to Don Henley, who is suing a clothing company for using his name to shill shirts without his permission. [More]