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Monday, July 6 2009

Michael Jackson and the Mix

Creating a mix CD is different than listening to an album. Instead of listening to artists tell their stories, you use their music to tell one of your own.


Why the Memory of ‘The King of Pop’ Matters

I hope his effusive childlike enthusiasm gives him access to heaven’s gate, where maybe he can reconstruct the childhood he once lost.


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Sunday, July 5 2009

The MJ Top Ten Tribute

The ultimate list of icons to pay performance tribute to THE icon.


Thriller, Nevermore: Michael Jackson’s Tell-Tale Obsession with Edgar Allan Poe

Much has been made of Michael Jackson’s identification with the character of Peter Pan, but the late singer had another literary devotion that didn’t make it into his obituaries: He was an Edgar Allan Poe fanatic.


Peter Pan Has Left the Building

The King of Pop’s life and times reads like a parallel social history of the United States since Ike’s White House tenure.


R.I.P. Michael Jackson

What I distinctly remember was the incredible sense of awe I felt when Michael took the stage. I was totally captivated. He struck such a defiant opening pose, I was intimidated by the man.


Tell ‘em That It’s Human Nature

All of the allegations and weirdness aside, Michael Jackson made an impact on music and culture that few ever have. It's for that reason that I cannot help but be at least mildly moved by his passing.


My Michael (Features) [5.Jul.09]
When Motown met Michael (News) [30.Jun.09]
‘Thriller’ Was the Apex of Modern Pop (Sound Affects) [26.Jun.09]
Peter Pan Makes a Comeback (Sound Affects) [12.May.09]
Screaming at Chris Cornell and His Critics (Sound Affects) [12.Mar.09]
Chris Cornell: Scream (Reviews) [10.Mar.09]
John Zorn by John Brackett (Reviews) [27.Jan.09]
Left 4 Dead (Reviews) [16.Dec.08]
Michael Jackson turns 50 (News) [28.Aug.08]
Michael Jackson: Thriller 25 (Reviews) [10.Feb.08]
Prince by Morton, Brian (Reviews) [4.Nov.07]
Admiring Oliver Sacks (Sources Say) [19.Oct.07]
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Reviews) [29.Jul.07]
Blaze by Richard Bachman (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jul.07]
Perfect Stranger (2007) (Reviews) [13.Apr.07]
The Lookout (2007) (Reviews) [30.Mar.07]
Damiera: M(US)IC (Capsule Reviews) [5.Mar.07]
Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Reviews) [23.Sep.04]
The Zombies: Odessey & Oracle (Reviews) [31.Aug.04]
Michael Jackson: Love Songs (Reviews) [2.Apr.02]
Michael Jackson: Love Songs (Reviews) [14.Jan.02]
Madonna: Music (Reviews) [19.Sep.00]
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