Author Topic: "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy"  (Read 1247 times)

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"Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy"
« on: July 27, 2010, 10:39:40 AM »
Given the recent Mencia and Patton Oswalt flaps, I thought this might be of interest.

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1635023

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Re: "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy"
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2010, 10:45:11 AM »
Thanks for the link. Can't read it right now, 17 pages, but I definitely have it bookmarked.
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Re: "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy"
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2010, 10:54:52 AM »
Interesting. There's some talk about this issue in the doc I just recommended elsewhere, including Mencia bragging about his propensity for stealing jokes. He does not subscribe to these social norms, apparently, and is unashamed!