Glee Recap: Stolen Kisses, Stolen Songs

What will likely overshadow last night’s Glee (which, admittedly, would be a breeze to overshadow) is the controversy building over the arrangement of the Adam’s Apples’ version of "Baby Got Back." It’s very nearly identical to the cover that nerd rocker Jonathan Coulton released several years ago. This dredges up questions that are being tackled by people who are much smarter than I about intellectual property and the licensing of cover arrangements and audio engineering (some are speculating that Glee misappropriated not just the arrangement but Coulton’s actual tracks, which is even worse). It’s definitely unfair and possibly illegal, but it’s also upsetting because it’s even further proof that Glee isn’t about the lovable underdog anymore. Read More...


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