Oct
05
2017
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‘Thriller.’

I was so not allowed to watch this when I was a kid.

Thriller, Michael Jackson

Aug
22
2017
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‘Bad.’

Of course.

OF COURSE.

Bad, Michael Jackson

Jun
23
2017
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‘Beat It.’

Behold. The defenders of Western civilization.

Beat It, Michael Jackson

Jan
10
2017
2

So, you want to see what’s going to freak people out, fairly soon?

Man, I can’t wait to see the fault lines on this one. Ironically, Joseph Fiennes might even end up giving a bravura performance as Michael Jackson. After all, what’s the point in going this gonzo if you don’t redline the accelerator?

Jul
01
2015
1

‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’.’

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’Michael Jackson

I was in an early Jackson mood a couple of days ago.  With ‘early’ being defined as ‘we could still pretend that there wasn’t something going wrong in that poor guy’s head.’ Just… messed up, man. It was all just messed up.

Nov
29
2014
--

‘Thriller.’

ThrillerMichael Jackson

Stuck in my head, man.  Stuck in my head.

Sep
03
2013
1

Two things about this Hobbit parody.

A couple of things about this:

First off: this is what happens when a song stops being contemporary and starts being myth. I mean, compare that parody to this one*:

The latter assumes that you’ve seen the original; the first merely assumes that you know of the original. Completely different humor.

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Jun
25
2010
1

‘Beat it.’


Beat It, Michael Jackson

What the hell happened to that guy? – I know that I’ve wondered that aloud, before. I’ve never really gotten a great answer, though.

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