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Spike Lee sues VIACOM over use of name ‘Spike.’

posted by Lance Arthur   Jun 04, 2003

Spike Lee sues VIACOM over use of name ‘Spike.’. Also reportedly in legal discussions with the game of Volleyball, the railroad industry and that blonde vampire guy from Buffy.

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sixtoeJun 04, 2003 at 11:44PM

Easy to make jokes about this one. But maybe Viacom honcho Albie Hecht shouldn’t have named-dropped a similarly-named “Buffy” character, Spike Jonze, and Mr. Lee during press conferences on the name change, as Spike Lee attests in his lawsuit.

http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/entertainment/columnists/gail_shister/5642002.htm

Lee Little Wing Jan 21, 2004 at 2:56AM

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

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