An author sends his book to a scientist-blogger for review. Scientist-blogger pans the book. Author sues the scientist-blogger, but the baseless suit is quickly withdrawn.
Another blogger ridicules the suit. Author's lawyer threatens to sue that blogger.
A couple of years pass. Author writes another book.
[jaw-drop] Author sends new book to the scientist-blogger he sued and asks him to review it.[/jaw-drop]
I have some thoughts, but I won't comment because I don't want to get sued.
Ed Brayton has the details and the links.