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"A simple feat... only expensive": The Oatmeal tries saving Tesla's lab

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Wardenclyffe's tower, built by Tesla, mid-dismantle before it was sold for scrap in 1917. Tesla Society A fundraiser is underway to save scientist Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, named Wardenclyffe, and to turn the site into a museum. The fundraising is spearheaded by Matthew Inman, creator of the webcomic site The...
"A simple feat... only expensive": The Oatmeal tries saving Tesla's lab

The Oatmeal Hits Its $850,000 Goal To Fund A Tesla Museum In Less Than A Week

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About a week after posting a call for donations to fund a Tesla Museum on Long Island, the goal has been surpassed by $20,000. He announced the plan last week in a post entitled “Let’s Build a Goddamn Tesla Museum” and it looks like his dream – and ours –...
The Oatmeal Hits Its $850,000 Goal To Fund A Tesla Museum In Less Than A Week

The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman Tells FunnyJunk Lawyer to Please Just Chill Already

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Discourse. (Photo: The Oatmeal We’re not going to lie: We’ve enjoyed following every single development of the FunnyJunk/Charles Carreon-versus-Oatmeal/Matthew Inman fustercluck. But at this point, with a lawsuit targeting the National Wildlife Federation and the American Cancer Society, it’s getting a little ridiculous. And if Mr. Carreon digs himself any deeper, he’s going...
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman Tells FunnyJunk Lawyer to Please Just Chill Already

It's Nikola Tesla's World (We're Just Opening Museums About Him In It)

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Matthew Inman--the comic illustrator behind The Oatmeal--won a thumping victory against FunkyJunk's lawyer in June and raised more than $220,000 for cancer research and bear preservation. His latest campaign is to raise money to build a museum in memory of legendary inventor Nikola Tesla--and it's an even bigger hit. Matthew...
It's Nikola Tesla's World (We're Just Opening Museums About Him In It)

FunnyJunk lawyer ends bizarre lawsuit against The Oatmeal, still claims victory

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One of the strangest legal cases we’ve seen in some time is now over. Charles Carreon, an attorney for the Web site FunnyJunk, has dropped his case against Seattle Web comic Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which represented Inman, announced the dismissal today on its Web site....
FunnyJunk lawyer ends bizarre lawsuit against The Oatmeal, still claims victory

Geek mythology and Nikola Tesla | Rebekah Higgitt

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The campaign to save Tesla's laboratory has caught imaginations - with a mythological geek heroYou may have spotted that there is a campaign afoot to buy what was built (though used only briefly) as Nikola Tesla's laboratory and turn it into a museum and science centre. Despite claims of neglect,...
Geek mythology and Nikola Tesla | Rebekah Higgitt
Lawyer tries and fails to shut down The Oatmeal's charitable fundraiser

Yikes, somebody else is suing The Oatmeal now

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Matthew Inman Matthew Inman, the Seattle-based webcomic artist better known as The Oatmeal, responded to a threat of litigation earlier this year by launching a campaign to raise $20,000 for charity and drawing a picture of the threatening lawyer’s mother getting friendly with a bear. Ultimately he raised more than 10...
Yikes, somebody else is suing The Oatmeal now

The Oatmeal Effect: Google searches on inventor Nikola Tesla double thanks to a comic

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The Oatmeal is best known for its creator, Matthew Inman’s, irreverent and sarcastic sense of humour. One of his more recent comics, however, detailing the life and times of American-Serbian inventor, Nikola Tesla, seems to have caused quite a stir. In the comic, Inman gives his many readers a little...
The Oatmeal Effect: Google searches on inventor Nikola Tesla double thanks to a comic
Defenders of The Oatmeal create parody websites to pick up the fight
Angry "Internet lawyer" sues The Oatmeal, bears, and cancer research

The Oatmeal raises $100k for charity, and counting, after legal threat from FunnyJunk

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Matthew Inman Matthew Inman, the Seattle-based webcomic artist better known as The Oatmeal, has raised more than $100,000 to fight cancer and support wildlife in less than a day, after receiving a demand to pay $20,000 or face a defamation lawsuit from a lawyer for FunnyJunk.com. Yes, you read that...
The Oatmeal raises $100k for charity, and counting, after legal threat from FunnyJunk

Matthew Inman Takes Photos Of $211,223 In Cash To Send To FunnyJunk & Charles Carreon

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Charles Carreon dropped his highly questionable case against Matthew Inman, IndieGoGo, the American Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Fund last week. It was pretty clear he was going to lose (and in a big, bad way). However, he claimed "victory" because, to avoid further complications, Inman made sure that...
Matthew Inman Takes Photos Of $211,223 In Cash To Send To FunnyJunk & Charles Carreon

Charles Carreon Promises Not To Go After Blogger; But Digs Own Hole Deeper Trying To Avoid Paying Legal Fees

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The Charles Carreon saga continues, though it seems to be drawing to a close, with just some monetary issues to clear up. When we last left Carreon, he'd just been served by lawyer Cathy Gellis, who tracked him down in court, after he went through all manners of evasion to...
Charles Carreon Promises Not To Go After Blogger; But Digs Own Hole Deeper Trying To Avoid Paying Legal Fees
'Oatmeal' Tesla museum campaign reaches funding goal after $33,333 pledge

The Oatmeal Helps New Tesla Museum Raise One Million Smackers

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The Oatmeal, who really should freaking start making comics and stop helping museums in Long Island that no one thought about until a week ago, just announced that he and the Internet raised $100 million to support the purchase Nikola Tesla’s old laboratory on Long Island. In 9 days, we...
The Oatmeal Helps New Tesla Museum Raise One Million Smackers

Carreon's Full Filing Reveals He Donated To Oatmeal Campaign Himself, Plus Other Assorted Nuttiness

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Earlier this morning we wrote about Charles Carreon suing Matthew Inman, IndieGoGo, the National Wildlife Federation and the American Cancer Society. At that time, all anyone had was the summary of the lawsuit as written by Courthouse News Service. Now, Carreon has posted the filing to his own website (with...
Carreon's Full Filing Reveals He Donated To Oatmeal Campaign Himself, Plus Other Assorted Nuttiness

All Internet feuds, all the time

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This week Ars covered the highest-profile Internet argument of the year: Funny Junk lawyer Charles Carreon's beef with the irreverent, money-raising Internet cartoonist Matthew Inman. And who doesn't love a good feud? Just ask the Hatfields & the McCoys. But this week wasn't all about arguing. We also took a...
All Internet feuds, all the time

FunnyJunk Responds to The Oatmeal by Trying to Get Charity Fundraiser Yanked from IndieGoGo

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(Photo: The Oatmeal) Earlier this week, The Oatmeal webcomic creator Matthew Inman responded to a lawsuit threat by FunnyJunk with an IndieGoGo campaign to raise $20,000 for the National Wildlife Federation and the American Cancer Society. The campaign hit its $20,000 goal in an hour, and has accrued over $144,000 to date, with...
FunnyJunk Responds to The Oatmeal by Trying to Get Charity Fundraiser Yanked from IndieGoGo
Doubling down: FunnyJunk lawyer to subpoena Ars, Twitter
Nice Try, FunnyJunk: Indiegogo Says the Oatmeal’s Fundraiser is Legit

It's Matthew Inman's world, SXSW just lives in it

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The creator of the Web comic sensation The Oatmeal delivers a closing keynote at SXSW to an audience entirely in his thrall. [Read more]...
It's Matthew Inman's world, SXSW just lives in it
Geek power: The Oatmeal has raised over $1.1M for a Nikola Tesla museum
FunnyJunk's lawyer personally gave money to The Oatmeal's fundraiser

Booting Up: Independence Edition

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(Photo: Game Informer) The Oatmeal is finally free of Charles Carreon’s bizarre legal machinations. Mr. Carreon decided to drop his case against Matthew Inman, who apparently was represented by the EFF. Everything about this was weird. [EFF] Porn producers are all about Project Glass. We’re sure you can guess why....
Booting Up: Independence Edition

Fighting Frivolous Legal Threats With Humor & Charity: The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk

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What could be worse that a web site apparently using your content without permission? How about getting a legal threat from that same site demanding a $20,000 payment? Faced with this type of crazy situation, Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal, responded with the type of humor and out-of-the-box... Please visit Marketing Land...
Fighting Frivolous Legal Threats With Humor & Charity: The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk

Newsmakers 2012: The Oatmeal stirs up a crowd, twice

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Matthew Inman Webcomic artist Matthew Inman is known for his wicked and funny takes on modern life as The Oatmeal. But the Seattle resident made another mark in the tech world this year, by tapping into the power of crowdfunding to make a big impact — not once but twice....
Newsmakers 2012: The Oatmeal stirs up a crowd, twice
FunnyJunk's lawyer personally sues The Oatmeal creator
The Oatmeal Is Being Sued Again

Charles Carreon Saga Takes A Turn For The Bizarre, With Apparently Fake Matthew Inman Lawsuit Filed Against Carreon

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While the main event in the Charles Carreon vs. Matthew Inman saga may officially be over, a few issues do remain, including (most importantly) the lawsuit for declaratory judgment against him -- which he can't just dismiss. That said, there's also something... bizarre going on. And we're not talking about...
Charles Carreon Saga Takes A Turn For The Bizarre, With Apparently Fake Matthew Inman Lawsuit Filed Against Carreon
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