November 2, 2007 |
A Florida company that makes honey-based skin-care products filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against DreamWorks SKG and Paramount Pictures, alleging that their use of the slogan "Give Bees a Chance" to market Jerry Seinfeld's new animated comedy "Bee Movie" infringes on its trademarked slogan.
September 9, 2007 |
Not only is Jerry Seinfeld well versed in the mysterious vanishing bee situation, he claims to know the root cause. "The thing is," Seinfeld says in a hushed voice at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, "we're not even supposed to talk about it. But DreamWorks is behind all that. It's a publicity stunt. We vacuumed out all the hives all over the world. We're just trying to get bees in the news! Free publicity is the way we look at it." As if Seinfeld and DreamWorks need any free publicity.
October 28, 2007 |
"A stand-up has to morph to survive," said Jerry Seinfeld, sitting in his nondescript office on the DreamWorks campus in Glendale a little more than a week ago. "You can't just do the one thing. Unless you're really a mad genius like, maybe -- I think even [George] Carlin got frustrated after a while. Even Rodney [Dangerfield] morphed, he became a movie star, you know?