because (among other things) "An examination of the entire publication compels the Court to conclude that a reasonable person would determine that the book Hot Chicks With Douchebags is intended to be satirical humor. While it may in some eyes be vulgar and tasteless, it definitely is not an assertion of fact that anyone would take seriously." So says a New Jersey Superior Court opinion in Gorzelany v. Simon & Schuster. What, Johns Hopkins doesn't have a "Department of Scrotology"?
Congratulations to Judge Menelaos Toskos, for getting this right, and for being named Menelaos. Greeks get to have the coolest names. (OK, "Eugene" is originally a Greek name, too, and it's not at all cool, at least in the U.S. But Menelaos is hard to beat.)