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Bad Times Befall “Good Time”

Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City’s Adam Young teamed up for their obnoxiously catchy hit “Good Time.” Like their respective previous works, “Good Time” has a way of lodging in your mind and replaying all day long. The catchy beats make the song memorable, which in turn makes the duo profitable.

Unfortunately, the memorable beat drummed up a familiar tune. Ally­son Nichole Burnett , an Alabama-based singer and songwriter, has filed a lawsuit in California’s federal court for copyright infringement. Burnett claims that “Good Time” copies a prominent section of her 2010 song “Ah, It’s a Love Song”.

Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City’s Adam Young have found themselves in a bit of hot water over the past week. Say it ain’t so!

The song is from Burnett’s al­bum The Takeover, and has been licensed for use in MTV’s The Hills and Friendzone. Burnett claims that the hook in her song is a “unique vocal motif” with a “catchy pop vibe that both draws people in and sticks in the people’s heads.” Along with the artists, Burnett is suing Universal Music Group, Songs Music Publishing, and Schoolboy Records.

Burnett’s major concern is that “many consumers may incorrectly assume that Burnett copied her own original motif from the infringing songwriters due to the widespread popularity and publication of ‘Good Time’.” She is also claiming emo­tional and psychological damage from fans already accusing her of such.

Burnett may not be too far off in her claims, though. The Internet is already flooded with comparisons of the songs. YouTube offers several videos with the controversial hook from both songs so listeners can make the call, but so far, the only difference is the key; Jepsen’s and Young’s song is in the key of E flat while Burnett’s is in the F key.


Is That A Toe In My Tuna??

Last Thursday morning was like any other at the Bumble Bee Foods factory in Santa Fe Springs, California. That is, until a worker was found cooked to death in the industrial oven.

Victim Jose Malena seen pictured with his family members. He died an unfortunately steamy death,,,

Jose Malena, 62, worked at the factory for more than six years. According to his co-workers, Malena was a pro around the heavy machinery and was well versed in safety at the factory. Still, a fellow worker found Malena trapped inside a “steamer machine” and immediately called 911.

An official investigation has begun to determine why Malena was in the oven. So far, the findings are that Malena “was fatally injured when he was cooked in an oven.”

Clearly, there is a team of geniuses on this one.

This is rumored to be where Malena died in a Santa Fe Springs factory…

As of now, the goal of the investigation is to determine whether any safety regulations were violated, and if Bumble Bee owes any sort of compensation to the Malena family.

Bumble Bee mainly produces cans of tuna fish. Tuna production in previous years has been wracked with scandal over what is in the can. There was a discovery that several canning companies were using dolphins instead. With the discovery of Malena in the ovens, one wonders what Bumble Bee has been cramming in their cans.