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Sunday, July 5 2009

My Michael

As an adult, I haven’t the foggiest idea of what a “King of Pop” is or does, but as a six-year-old, I was pretty sure Michael Jackson invented music.


Tuesday, June 30 2009

When Motown met Michael


Friday, June 26 2009

‘Thriller’ was greatest triumph, greatest tragedy


Long Live the King: Remembering Michael Jackson

As the world mourns the passing of its definitive pop star, we must ask ourselves why his death means so much to us -- and where the legacy of one of the greatest entertainers of all time now stands.


Monday, June 15 2009

Colin Blunstone: The Ghost of You and Me

One of the most unique and beautiful voices of the last 40-plus years, Colin Blunstone falls short with songs that fail to do justice to his gifts.


Tuesday, May 12 2009

Peter Pan Makes a Comeback

Though I could not put a name to this queerness then, I knew that my ability to be free-to-be me was somehow connected to Michael Jackson’s ability to be free-to-be as bizarre as he wanted to be and still have people respect his life’s work.


Thursday, April 9 2009

Queering Madonna & stardom: As contradictory as Uncle Tom, except in reverse

Madonna was as contradictory as Uncle Tom, except in reverse. She claimed to challenge the institution and dominance of the church while worshiping at the mantle of capitalism and white supremacy in ways that only reinforced the nexus of gender, race and class oppression and mutual exploitation.


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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