Archive for May 2011

Hangover 2 Hangs On: Judge Denies Mike Tyson's Tattoo Artist's Injunction to Stop Movie's Release

Get your popcorn ready Memorial Day weekend moviegoers. The Hangover: Part II hits theatres this weekend on the back of U.S. District Court Judge Catherine D. Perry denying S. Victor Whitmill’s temporary injunction to prevent the movie’s highly anticipated Warner Bros. release.  Ex Posts Facto broke down the scorecard on copyright infringement, and it appears... Read more »

Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson - Part II

Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson  - Part II
This is a continuation of my exclusion discussion with ESPN columnist, on-air personality, and Chi-Town native Scoop Jackson. In Part II of this intriguing and engaging inerview, Scoop and I discuss a wide range of topics, from what finally made him finally say yes to ESPN, the uniqueness of his contract, race and the business... Read more »

Court Sides With NFL: Lockout Continues

Court Sides With NFL: Lockout Continues
MINNEAPOLIS —  In a what appears a crushing blow to players, the NFL’s lockout remains in place. The United States 8th Circuit Court of Appeals court ruling Monday means the league likely won’t get back to business until at least next month — and maybe much longer than that. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more »
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Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson - Part I

Exclusive Interview with ESPN's Scoop Jackson  - Part I
Winter has held on to Chicago like your big brother’s headlock. The weather finally breaks on a Tuesday, the morning I sit down to talk to ESPN columnist and on-air personality Scoop Jackson. I meet Scoop at Valois, a historic diner in the diverse Hyde Park neighborhood here in Chicago. Scoop is sporting his trademark... Read more »

Mother's Day Bittersweet for Children of Deceased Mothers

Mother's Day Bittersweet for Children of Deceased Mothers
Breakfast in bed. Sunday morning brunch. Lunch and Spring shopping. Dinner in the city. All around America, people are celebrating mothers with their mothers. The woman who picked us up when we fell. The woman who changed our diapers and cared for us when we were ill. The woman who fixed our hair at graduation... Read more »

Will NCAA Pay Players?: Electronic Arts Dismissed from Lawsuit

Will NCAA Pay Players?: Electronic Arts Dismissed from Lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has dismissed video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. from a high-profile antitrust lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s long-standing prohibition against paying student athletes for their performance. But U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken on Monday refused to drop the bulk of the case, which accuses the NCAA and its marketing company... Read more »
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Can NFL Ban Its Players from Using Twitter?

Can NFL Ban Its Players from Using Twitter?
It was me who actually invented Twitter. Free association, a process originally developed by Sigmund Freud’s mentor Josef Breuer, is a technique where patients convey whatever comes into their minds without censoring. Sound familiar modern world? You bet. On Twitter people say all kinds of witty, informational, and outlandish things, mostly without reprisal.  The equation... Read more »

Live NBA Chat - Hawks v. Bulls Game 2, NBA Playoffs

Live NBA Chat - Hawks v. Bulls Game 2, NBA Playoffs
Join Ex Posts Facto for another riveting Live NBA Chat! Next up: Game 2 of Hawks v. Bulls. Do the Hawks take a commanding surprise 2-0 lead or do the Bulls even it up at 1-1? Join us throughout the NBA Playoffs! <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=a8229d0cda” >Live NBA Chat: Hawk v. Bulls Game 2 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals</a>

Hangover 2 Hang-up: Mike Tyson Tattoo Artist Sues Warner Bros. to Stop Release of Movie

Hangover 2 Hang-up: Mike Tyson Tattoo Artist Sues Warner Bros. to Stop Release of Movie
The Wolf Pack A scene from the trailer of Hangover 2 starts with Bradley Cooper’s character lying on the floor waking dazed and confused.  I am dazed starting a scene. The screen pans a completely wrecked apartment. As Cooper seeks to steady himself by looking out the window, a similarly dazed and confused Zach Galifianakis’s... Read more »
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NBA Live Chat: Chicago Bulls v. Atlanta Hawks

NBA Live Chat: Chicago Bulls v. Atlanta Hawks
Chicago Bulls v. Atlanta Hawks – Game 1 of NBA Eastern Conference 2nd Round