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Via This Charming Charlie

Last month we met Lauren LoPrete, the genius behind This Charming Charlie, the magical Tumblr that is mixing Charlie Brown comics with Smiths lyrics that was taking the internet by storm. But now, according to the site and Stereogum, Universal is trying to shut them down because Universal owns the rights to publishing the Smiths lyrics. They’ve already removed six comics. WHAT ABOUT FAIR USE?! Also: WHAT ABOUT YOUR SOULS UNIVERSAL?!

We’ll keep you updated on this trying situation. Meanwhile, get your This Charming Charlie fix while you can.

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Lizzy Acker

Lizzy Acker’s work has been published in Nano Fiction, Fanzine, Joyland, Eleven Eleven and elsewhere. She has read with Bang Out, RADAR, Quiet Lightening and others. Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press.

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