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Blurred Lines

  1. what were the 2010s?
    ‘I Don’t Know What Myself Is’Pharrell explains why he’s better when he’s making music for other people, and his songs that defined the decade.
  2. hindsight
    Pharrell Rebukes ‘Blurred Lines’ After Realizing We Have a ‘Chauvinist Culture’’My mind opened up to what was actually being said in the song and how it could make someone feel.’
  3. blurred lines
    It’s Official: Robin Thicke and Pharrell Have to Pay Up Over ‘Blurred Lines’They must pay Marvin Gaye’s family nearly $5 million in damages.
  4. Why Robin Thicke and Pharrell Lost Their ‘Blurred Lines’ AppealAnd what it might mean for the music industry’s future.
  5. lawsuits
    Court Rules That ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit Wasn’t Actually That BlurryBut T.I. managed to escape with his fortune intact.
  6. lawsuits
    Endless ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit Trudges on With Challenge to ‘Groove’ Copyrights“A ‘groove’ or ‘feeling’ cannot be copyrighted, and inspiration is not copying.”
  7. chat room
    How Weird Al Removed the Misogyny of ‘Blurred Lines’ by Adding Grammar LessonsWeird Al Yankovic explains how he took Pharrell and Robin Thicke’s rape-y hit and made a nerdy blast.
  8. good one podcast
    Weird Al on Turning Pharrell & Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Into ‘Word Crimes’Weird Al discusses the intricacies of his process on Vulture’s Good One: A Podcast About Jokes.
  9. the blurred lines effect
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Appeal Backed by 212 MusiciansDanger Mouse, Jennifer Hudson, Tears for Fears, Hans Zimmer, and R. Kelly all signed the amicus brief.
  10. Why Copyright Infringement Is Pop’s Big ProblemWelcome to the Wild West of music-copyright law.
  11. courts
    Robin Thicke and Pharrell Are Appealing the ‘Blurred Lines’ DecisionThe decision entitled Marvin Gaye’s family to $5.3 million in damages
  12. blurred lines
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Is Here to StayA judge has found both T.I. and Universal Music liable for copyright infringement.
  13. lawsuits
    Robin Thicke’s First ‘Blurred Lines’ Comments: ‘I Would Never Steal’His first comments on the “Blurred Lines” ordeal.
  14. notes from the mothership
    George Clinton on Copyright Law and Alien LifeHe’s speaking at the Brooklyn Museum on May 12 as part of Red Bull’s annual music festival.
  15. court
    Thicke’s, Pharrell’s Lawyers Pursue New ‘Blurred Lines’ TrialThey say the jury’s verdict was inconsistent.
  16. Brian Wilson on His New Album and BiopicNo Pier Pressure is out April 7.
  17. blurred lines
    Pharrell Williams Says ‘Blurred Lines’ Ruling Handicaps Creators“There was no infringement.”
  18. blurred lines
    Marvin Gaye’s Family Is Coming After T.I. and the Record Labels, TooThey’re not done yet.
  19. for the record
    Marvin Gaye’s Kids Wrote an Open Letter About the ‘Blurred Lines’ TrialThey imagine how their father would’ve reacted.
  20. plagiarism
    Looks Like Robin Thicke and Pharrell Will Appeal That ‘Blurred Lines’ VerdictTheir lawyer says he owes it to songwriters around the world.
  21. lawsuit
    A Copyright Expert Explains the ‘Blurred Lines’ RulingWhen homage becomes theft.
  22. lawsuits
    The Gaye Family Wants to Bury ‘Blurred Lines’They’re seeking an injunction to prevent further sales of the song.
  23. lawsuits
    Robin Thicke and Pharrell Lose ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism LawsuitThey now owe Marvin Gaye’s family $7.3 million.
  24. the law
    Marvin Gaye v. ‘Blurred Lines’ Will Go to TrialA judge denied Robin Thicke and Pharrell’s motion for a summary judgment.
  25. music
    Robin Thicke Unleashes the Afroman Defense in ‘Blurred Lines’ Deposition“I didn’t do a single interview last year without being high.”
  26. videology
    Weird Al’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody Is Educational and GreatSFW.
  27. overnights
    Glee Recap: Twerking, Moles, and ‘Blurred Lines’Transgender issues? Relevant. The rape-iness of “Blurred Lines”? Not so much.
  28. the law
    And Now Marvin Gaye’s Family Will Sue Robin ThickeFor multiple copyright infringements.
  29. party chat
    Macklemore’s Mary Lambert Isn’t Offended by the ‘Blurred Lines’ Video“It’s okay to just sort of let all political correctness go.”
  30. the law
    Robin Thicke Pre-Sued Marvin Gaye’s FamilyBecause that is a thing you can do.
  31. champions
    And Your 2013 Song of Summer Is …It rhymes with “Slurred Wines.”
  32. the charts
    Robin Thicke Is No. 1 on Two Charts NowSongs and albums.
  33. mashups
    Watch a Fat Albert/Blurred Lines Mash-Up“Hey, hey, hey!”
  34. Watch Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke, and The Roots Perform ‘Blurred Lines’ […] Last night on Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke visited and played a cover of his song “Blurred Lines” with him, the Roots, and Fallon using […]
  35. last night on late night
    Robin Thicke and Fallon Perform ‘Blurred Lines’On kids’ instruments!
  36. Watch Nikki & Sara’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody The internet has been awash with parodies of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” music video for the past month or so, but here’s one that’s a cut […]
  37. the charts
    Song of Summer Watch: ‘Blurred Lines’ Has This in the BagIt’s No. 1, again.
  38. mash-ups
    Listen to ‘Blurred Lines’ Mashed Up With the Growing Pains Theme Song#THICKE.
  39. radio vulture
    How Robin Thicke Became the Dork King of R&BYou wanna hug me?
  40. explanations
    Robin Thicke Thinks the ‘Blurred Lines’ Criticism Is Ridiculous“I can’t dignify that with a response.”
  41. The ‘Blurred Lines"/’Cosby Show’ Mashup You Wanted Is Here NYC-based comedy group Garlic Jackson finally made the “Blurred Lines”/Cosby Show opening credits mashup that the internet has been building […]
  42. blurred lines
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Director: ‘I Don’t Think the Video Is Sexist’“They are in the power position.”
  43. song of summer
    ‘Get Lucky’ Is the No. 2 Song in the CountryAnd “Blurred Lines” is still No. 1.
  44. videology
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Video: Now With Jimmy KimmelAnd Pharrell doing comedy.
  45. the charts
    Song-of-Summer Watch: ‘Blurred Lines’ Hits No. 1Great!
  46. song of summer
    Song of Summer Watch: ‘Blurred Lines’ Gets SeriousAlso: Miley and “Bubble Butt.”