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The Slants and MLK jr.

Today is the day we honor one of The United States of America’s greatest public speakers who took on the status quo and fought for civil rights.  It also 2 years since The Slants first came to DC, confronting the Supreme Court, with their landmark legal case over their name. The Slants honored freedom of […]

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The Slants React to JKNews video about them

THEPODCASTE.COM The Slants react to JKNews https://youtu.be/Rqgm_NBCnjA The Slants’s Founder Simon Tam, Guitarist Joe Jiang and lead singer Ken Shima react to JustKiddingNew’s video regarding them and their Supreme Court case. GunSully does his damnedest to stir up controversy while moderating the reaction and yelling “SHOTS FIRED” and “BREAKING NEWS!” even if not when appropriate […]

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Ken Shima of The Slants at Otakon 2017

Great interview with lead singer of The Slants, Ken Shima: Ken tells Sully how it was touring with The Slants during their Supreme Court fight. Long nights, longer days, no sleep and awesome company. Bonus vid: Check out some of the awesome pics of the con! Convention Cosplay/pic dump:

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US Patent and Trademark Office vs. The Slants aka Lee vs. Tam aka Matal vs. Tam has been decided by the Supreme Court of the United States!  Read the SCOTUS opinion here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-1293_1o13.pdf Hear or Read the Original Arguments heard by SCOTUS on Jan, 18th https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2016/15-1293 The raw docket info: https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docketfiles/15-1293.htm The Podcaste’s Opinion: The […]

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Why “The Slants” case is actually a Social Justice fight

Listen to Simon Tam describe growing up Asian- being included and excluded and ultimately founding The Slants and taking on The United States Supreme Court.     Fill yourself in on the Supreme Court hearing: Supreme Court Hearing – Lee vs. Tam (The Slants vs. The US Patent and Trademark Office) Transcript: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/15-1293_o7jp.pdf Audio: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2016/15-1293 […]

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#Wiretap Wednesday: Wiretap Tuesday?! Happy Slants-versary / Gun steals Waifu’s Laptop / World Star vs 4chan / Get Simon Tam on Hot Ones

htt   #Wiretap Wednesday: Wiretap Tuesday?! Happy Slants-versary / Gun steals Waifu’s Laptop / World Star vs 4chan / Get Simon Tam on Hot Ones Let’s help get Simon Tam noticed by First We Feast creators of Hot Ones with a hashtag. Tech suggested #STHO but that already means “Stressed the hell out!” So we […]