In Starbucks shops all over the country, Rebecca Eckler's weekly columns are read, paused over, and perhaps laughed at. Because they are supposed to be funny. They are written to be funny. No libel suit here.
Now, there is this....
Globe and Mail columnist and author Rebecca Eckler is suing Universal Studios and the producer of Knocked Up, claiming too many similarities between the new hit comedy and her 2004 memoir Knocked Up: Confessions of a Hip Mother-to-Be.... (From the Globe and Mail's Guy Dixon on R1 of today's paper)