Posts Tagged: michael jackson

Voices on Addiction: Zombie Nation

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Sometimes life is so big and so loud and being a human being in the world is so much I feel overwhelmed and need a cocoon.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: How to Become a Tiger

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Tigers are bigger than my comprehension. That’s what I want. I want to be bigger than I am, so big I can’t even imagine it, so real I can’t ever be misinterpreted.

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Five Stages of Prince Fandom

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You don’t need to know him personally, you say. You get the best of Prince through his music. Maybe that’s the truth, and maybe it isn’t.

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The Rumpus Interview with Laurie Foos

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Laurie Foos discusses her latest novel, The Blue Girl, feminism, Michael Jackson, and mythical moon pies.

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Urban Escape

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Of course Zadie Smith’s written a science fiction epic, set on September 11, 2001, chronicling the haphazard relationship between Marlon Brando, Michael Jackson, and Elizabeth Taylor. And of course it’s based on a true story, or at least an urban myth, supported by textual evidence, that she just felt the need to fill in the […]

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Sound & Vision: Nathan East

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Legendary bassist Nathan East talks about playing with the pros, from Barry White to Daft Punk, about his new solo album and documentary, and about teaching musicians to play the instrument he loves.

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Song of the Day: “That Girl”

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Some artists demand our respect right away, and others earn it over time. Justin Timberlake made a big splash as a cast member of The Mickey Mouse Club in the early 90s, and an even bigger one as a member of the wildly successful boy band, NSYNC. While his skyrocketing popularity garnered naysayers, even some […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Morning, everyone. Let’s get our geek on. Get out your checkbook, members of the nerdcore. You can buy Gene Roddenberry’s Mac 128 computer, given to him by Apple. Erik Loomis wonders why Henry Ford is so revered when he was such a piece of crap as a human being. Kevin Cyr is making what every […]

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Truth Beauty

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Artist Simen Johan trucks in the demystification of artful dodging. Regardless of what medium he works in or the subject he chooses at any given moment, whether it is live llamas, roadkill fox, or children, forcing us to look behind our rationalizations is foremost on his mind. A former film student from Sweden, Simen switched […]

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