Can you say "injusto"?:  Caitlin Sanchez settles lawsuit with makers of Dora The Explorer

In a legal development that may have long-term ramifications in the area of swiping, Caitlin Sanchez, the former voice of beloved kids' TV icon Dora The Explorer, has withdrawn a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Nickelodeon, MTV, and Viacom.  The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.  Sanchez's suit claimed…

Great moments in non-clarification:  Robert Kirkman on Walking Dead writer's shake-up

Ever since news broke that Frank Darabont fired the entire writing staff of his hit AMC series The Walking Dead, speculation — not to mention the running gag about Darabont's original script — has been rampant.   In an interview with TV Guide, Robert Kirkman, creator of the comic on which the show is based, issued the…

The Great A.V. Club Swindle: The 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

A few weeks ago, we received an e-mail from the fine folks at William Grant & Sons with the following subject line “Are you doing a Holiday Gift Guide?” The upshot: If the answer was yes, they would like to send us samples of their top-shelf liquors, which include such brands as Sailor Jerry Rum and Milagro Tequila.…