Tag Archives: Michael Jackson

Jackson Family Patriarch Joe Jackson Dies At 89

People Magazine reports: Joe Jackson, the music manager and father of 11, died early Wednesday morning, TMZ reports. He was 89. The Jackson family patriarch had been battling terminal pancreatic cancer and was “not doing well” as of late, a source previously told PEOPLE. In 1963, Joe noticed his children’s musical talents after he discovered son Tito’s guitar talents. Soon ...

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Breitbart: Lady Gaga Wore “Nazi” Outfit At Hillary Rally

From Breitbart: Pop star Lady Gaga was burned on social media late Monday, with fans furious that the singer “dressed literally like a Nazi” while speaking at Hillary Clinton’s final campaign rally. Gaga took the stage at a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina for one final push to support Clinton heading into Election Day. But rallygoers and those watching ...

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BRITAIN: Producer David Gest, Former Husband Of Liza Minnelli, Found Dead In London Hotel

The BBC reports: Music producer and reality television star David Gest has died in a London hotel aged 62, a statement from his friend says. Gest, who was 62 years old, passed away at the Four Seasons hotel in Canary Wharf. His friend and former bodyguard Imad Handi confirmed the news in a statement. “It is with great sadness that ...

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Michael Jackson – A Place With No Name

Via Stereogum: A video for Michael Jackson’s “A Place With No Name” from his posthumous album XSCAPE has been released by his estate and label, Epic Records. It premiered on Twitter and was simultaneously broadcast in Times Square in New York. The video was previewed before its release on [last night’s] episode of So You Think You Can Dance, which ...

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Justin Timberlake And Michael Jackson – Love Never Felt So Good

The Hollywood Reporter reviews the clip: The music video for the Michael Jackson posthumous duet with Justin Timberlake debuted on Wednesday morning, and it’s a careful visual tribute of the late pop singer’s lasting legacy on future generations. “Love Never Felt So Good” — the first single off of Xscape — features archival footage of Jackson’s many music videos, including ...

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Marching Band Michael Jackson

Watch the Ohio State University marching band create a giant moon-walking Michael Jackson. 2.6M million views already. Start at the 4:00 minute mark.

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Tweet It

Weird Al is sobbing….

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Neverland, The State Park?

The NAACP is backing a plan to turn Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch into a California state park. As home to pop legend Michael Jackson, Neverland Ranch housed a working locomotive, a Ferris wheel and other amusement park rides, a 10,000-volume library and a zoo. But could the opulent Santa Barbara County estate become home to California’s newest state park? A ...

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Michael Jackson’s Billion Dollar Year

Michael Jackson died a year ago today, but his empire rolls on. In the final years of his life, Jackson’s finances were widely reported to be in chaos, with the singer facing foreclosure on his famed Neverland Ranch and struggling with debts of roughly $US500 million. However in the 12 months since Jackson’s death on June 25 last year, the ...

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Beat It With A Real JO-Bro

This Craigslist ad comes via JMG staff photographer Dr. Jeff, who asks: “Real? Not real? Who cares, it’s hilarious. Bedazzler!” We concur.

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Janet Jackson – Nothing

Could this sound any more like Michael? (Via – Rod 2.0)

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Posthumous Pop: Largest Record Deal In History For Estate Of Michael Jackson

The estate of Michael Jackson has signed the biggest record industry deal in history, one that guarantees at least $200M from Sony Music over the next ten years. The record-breaking contract through 2017 could be worth up to $250 million if certain conditions are met. One of the albums will be of never-before-released Jackson recordings that will come out in ...

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Harry Connick Jr Schools Aussies On Blackface In America

While judging an Australian talent show, Harry Connick, Jr. was appalled when an act performed in blackface as the “Jackson Jive.” Connick gave the group a “zero” score, then came back later to school the audience on how offensive blackface is considered in America, saying he would “definitely not have done the show” had he known about the performance. According ...

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Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled Homicide

The Los Angeles County coroner has ruled that Michael Jackson’s death was a homicide, making it likely that criminal charges against his personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murphy, will be forthcoming shortly. Reportedly, Murphy left Jackson unattended after administering a powerful anesthetic. More later on the continuing death of Francisco Franco.

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HomoQuotable – Rupert Everett

“I think it was fortuitous that he died… He was supposed to be doing 50 concerts in London. It wouldn’t have mattered how good or bad he was. He wouldn’t have managed to do all of them and the press would have destroyed him. He was a freak. He looked like a character from Shrek. He was a black to ...

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Death Sells

Michael Jackson sold more albums in the last two weeks than in the last two years. Almost 90% of the sales have been physical albums, as fans want a tangible keepsake. Retailers think sales may actually increase as they replace the depleted stock and widen their offerings of his back catalog. Jackson’s Number Ones is the top selling U.S. album ...

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Auto-Tune The News #6

These just get better and better. Starring Rep. Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin.

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Deification, Part 2

More truly bizarre paintings from longtime Free Republic member Faithmouse can be found here. Somebody explain the meaning of the pancakes?

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Not What We Expected, Was It?

I went into it expecting spectacular tackiness, but I must say that overall the MJ funeral was muted, dignified, sedate, and (as much as any arena funeral could be)…classy. Yeah, surprised me too. Points off for Al Sharpton’s typically bombastic rant, but Brooke Shields in particular immediately redeemed that bit. And so the most widely watched non-sports event in the ...

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Michael Jackson Funeral Live Stream

Today’s funeral for Michael Jackson is expected to be the most widely watched live event in internet history with as many as 1 billion viewers. Nobody knows if teh intrawebs can handle that much streaming video, but let’s see if this works. UPDATE: Live stream concluded.

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