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Seinfeld Lemonade Stand Shut Down By Cops

Hamptons neighbor miffed by juice sales

(Newser) - Whether it's Newman or a grumpy person in the Hamptons, Jerry Seinfeld seems to have bad luck with neighbors. The comedian and his family were selling lemonade for charity in East Hampton last week, but were shut down after someone called the police. The Seinfelds were raising money for... More »

Jessica Seinfeld Wins Cookbook Copycat Case

Deceptively Delicious wasn't plagiarized, federal judge rules

(Newser) - A federal judge in New York has tossed out a suit claiming that a cookbook by Jerry  Seinfeld's wife plagiarized a rival's book. Jessica Seinfeld's Deceptively Delicious, like Missy Chase Lapine's The Sneaky Chef, shows parents how to sneak vegetables into their kids' food—an idea nobody can copyright, the... More »

Seinfeld Defense: Lawsuits are Funny

Sez silly suits are fodder for routine

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld insisted yesterday that he didn’t slander a woman suing his wife for cookbook plagiarism because silly lawsuits are fodder for good comedy. The comic cited episodes from Seinfeld as well as his kid-friendly Bee Movie in a court filing as examples of the First Amendment-protected comedic license... More »

Author Sues Seinfelds Over 'Copycat' Cookbook

Comic's lawyers say suit is about nothing

(Newser) - The author who blasted Jessica Seinfeld for allegedly stealing her cookbook ideas slapped Seinfeld and her funnyman hubby with a lawsuit today, simultaneously accusing Jerry Seinfeld of defaming her character, the Smoking Gun reports. After Missy Chase Lapine accused his wife of plagiarizing her book, The Sneaky Chef, Jerry Seinfeld... More »

Could Kids' Cookbook Be a Copycat?

Jessica Seinfeld's take on sneaking veggies into meals isn't the first

(Newser) - Full of clever ways to get kids to eat their veggies, Jessica Seinfeld's new cookbook, Deceptively Delicious, has been endorsed by Oprah and is already topping bestseller lists. But it has at least one detractor: Missy Chase Lapine, whose book The Sneaky Chef, published in April, is full of disconcertingly... More »

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