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This is Why You Don't Screw With the Oatmeal

Look, here's a tip: if you don't like the Oatmeal, keep it to yourself. If you really do have to write an article personally attacking the author though, make sure you research the hell out of it. Or this will happen. Read More >>

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The Company Suing the Oatmeal Responds

Well, this is getting a little confusing. Oatmeal Studios, who's suing the Oatmeal we know and love, has responded. It says it's drawn up the lawsuit to protect its name, and to defend against one of the world's largest greeting card companies. The Oatmeal's just got caught in the crossfire. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal's Getting Sued Again

After finally getting rid of all that FunnyJunk mess, Matthew Inman's Oatmeal has found itself right in the middle of yet another lawsuit, this time all over a name and some greeting cards. Yep, that's right, cards. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal Zaps Through Its Awesome Tesla Museum Funding Target

The Oatmeal just keeps getting more brilliant. After finding a talent for raising money for good causes, Matthew Inman took to saving Nikola Tesla's original lab, turning it into a goddamn museum. I'd say that's pretty freaking awesome, and considering it's already rocketed past its £540,000 target in just a few days, loads of others think so too. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal Launches Fundraiser To Save Tesla Tower

We're fans of The Oatmeal and their funny hijinks, but funny is not all they do. Site creator Matthew Inman also has a bit of philanthropy up his sleeve too, and he fancies saving the Tesla Tower to turn it into a goddamn museum. Well? Read More >>

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This Is the Oatmeal's Big FU to FunnyJunk and Its Lawyer

Finally, after an epic fund-raising campaign that blew the doors off its intial target; lawsuits; name calling; more lawsuits, and then "success" -- this is what the Oatmeal's Operation Bearlove Good, Cancer Bad was all about: $211,223.04 in cold hard cash. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal Is Safe, as Carreon Drops His Legal Mess Claiming "Success"

Well, that's not quite what I expected to happen. Charles Carreon, the lawyer for FunnyJunk who went on a personal legal crusade against the Oatmeal, has just decided to drop all the lawsuits and give up. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal's Operation Bearlove Charity Money Now Under Threat

Just when you thought the legal mess around The Oatmeal and FunnyJunk's lawyer Charles Carreon couldn't get any worse, Carreon's trying to stop the £141,000 raised for charity from being donated. Read More >>

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Operation Bearlove Good, Cancer Bad Raises a Colossal £141,000 For the Oatmeal's Charities

It's amazing what people can do when properly motivated. That whole legal mess involving the Oatmeal; FunnyJunk; FunnyJunk's lawyer; some charities, and now even Ars Technica, has at least raised some serious cash for a good cause. Read More >>

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FunnyJunk's Lawyer Makes It Personal and Sues the Oatmeal Himself

The Oatmeal's Bearlove Good, Cancer Bad initiative has certainly ruffled some feathers. It seems Charles Carreon, FunnyJunk's lawyer, really didn't like Inman's reaction to his letter. He's up and sued the Oatmeal, and this time it's personal. Read More >>

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The Oatmeal's "BearLove Good. Cancer Bad" Response to a Lawsuit Is Both Hilarious and Awesome

The Oatmeal, the awesome web comic by Matthew Inman we all know and love, is being sued. The funny thing is that Inman reckons the site suing him, FunkyJunk, is actually a prolific thief of his work. This is his epic response. Read More >>

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Kickstarter Is the Digital Equivalent of Begging On the Street

Kickstarter is a great idea to crowd source small, actually useful projects, but it’s become a bit like a digital begging ground of late. Instead of signs on the street saying “will work for food”, these days its as if you’ve got the online homeless holding signs with “will kickstart for six figures” printed on them. Pay people oodles of money for some crummy idea that’ll never work anyway – that’s progress. Read More >>

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Cage-Fighting Nuns and Tanks Are the Secret to Facebook Likes

There’s a heck of a lot of social media crap out there, especially from so-called "strategists" and “experts”. But the secret to getting more likes on Facebook is simple; just write an epic love story containing cage-fighting nuns and tanks, of course. Read More >>

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The Reason People Pirate Stuff

Why’s it so freaking difficult to legally get the content you want? The Oatmeal explains with this spot-on portrayal of an attempt to stay legal and buy access to a show, rather than just taking the easy route and pirating the damn thing. But you know what -- it’s just not possible and it's bloody infuriating. And they wonder why people still pirate stuff. Read More >>

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