• Dear Shia, I Went to Art School With You

    Dear Shia, I Went to Art School With You0

    • February 11, 2014

    Dear Shia, I get the feeling credentials mean a lot to you, at the rate you’ve been namechecking postmodern artists as collaborators for your bizarre publicity stunts lately. Let me give you mine:  I went to an art school that I will not name, because it is overall a lovely place that gave me some

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  • Shiapologyscape 20140

    • January 2, 2014

    Yesterday, noted plagiarist Shia Labeouf hired a skywriting company to publicly apologize to noted nonplagiarist Daniel Clowes. It was a bold move from this shameless copier–the only question is, who did he steal it from? (No, his sincerity is not in question. We know he’s not sincere.) Because we can’t answer that definitively, we put together

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  • Friday Poll: Your Favourite Cultural Plagiarism Scandals0

    • December 20, 2013

    It’s been a newsy kind of week. Power-play harassment isn’t the kind of news we want to have fun with, so this week’s poll is all about plagiaristic reminiscing: literary and artistic Ghosts of Christmas Past. Who made you really angry? Who made you laugh and eat that popcorn? Which of these alleged non-creators made

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  • Shiagiarism 2: Electric LaBeoufaloo0

    • December 18, 2013

    Today Buzzfeed reported that Shia not only plagiarized Dan Clowes in his short film, and Yahoo! Answers in his apology for plagiarizing Dan Clowes, he also plagiarized Charles Bukowski and several other writers in his original comics. And then he plagiarized Tiger Woods in his apology for plagiarizing Bukowski. Is Shia for real with all

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  • Optimus Prime Reacts to the News that Sam “Thank God for Beef” Witwicky Is a Plagiarizer0

    • December 18, 2013

    He weeps tears like people. If you don’t know why Optimus is crying, yesterday’s hard hitting news post will help with that.

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  • Shia LaBeouf Plagiarizes Daniel Clowes, Joins Decepticons0

    • December 17, 2013

    Shia LaBeouf, Hollywood actor and self-published comic book artist, posted his short film HowardCantour.Com on Monday; the film has been making the film festival rounds, but it wasn’t until it was shared online that audiences noticed it was…more than meets the eye. (Cue synth guitar, robotic “pew-pew” noises.)  HowardCantour.com, about an online film critic played

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