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'Humorless' lawsuit over 'obvious joke' ad for 5 Hour Energy kicked out of court

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 6, 2016, 3:06pm

A world record-holding hacky sacker has lost his bid to extract damages from the makers of 5 Hour Energy over an advertisement for the energy drink, after a federal judge, calling the ad an “obvious joke” and chiding the plaintiff for lacking a sense of humor, kicked to the curb a lawsuit alleging the ad improperly used the hacky sacker’s record and implied he had relied on the energy drink to achieve his record.