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Chuck Norris to Engage Penguin in Fight

159240344101mzzzzzzz.jpgAuthor Ian Spector wrote “The Truth About Chuck Norris” based on an internet chainmail of mythical facts featuring Norris. I.e., factoid no. 1 is “Guns don’t kill people. Chuck Norris kills people.”

Norris is unhappy about the publication of this book and has sued Penguin, the publisher of the book, because it portrays Mr. Norris as engaging in racist, lewd or illegal activities. Because the title is “The Truth About…”, Norris alleges that readers will be misled about the veracity of the facts like “Chuck Norris is the reason why Waldo is hiding.

The suit is premised on trademark infringement, unjust enrichment and privacy rights.

I suggest Chuck reads the suit of Falwell v. Hustler.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

3 Comments

  1. whey
    Jan 02, 2008 @ 12:55:02

    Awww, Chuck, say it ain’t so.

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  2. Sarah Frantz
    Jan 02, 2008 @ 21:59:35

    I adore that headline. I love the imagery! A penguin pecking at Norris’ knees!

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  3. Meljean Brook
    Jan 03, 2008 @ 12:49:04

    “Always be alert for the Chuck is all-mighty. The Chuck knows where you live and has no problem taking your woman…repeatedly.”

    I bought it. It’s awesomely funny. Chuck Norris FTW! (Only, I hope Penguin prevails in the lawsuit.)

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