Here are some stories that people are yapping about today:
Today is election day. A record number of voters are planning to choose themselves as write in candidates to show the world – we’ve had enough of your bullshit. Remember by voting these slimy politicians into office, your ego is saying “I don’t agree with your politics, but I want my opinion to matter.”
Ponzi scheme criminal BERNIE MADOFF is saying he is surprised he wasn’t caught sooner. Then he remembered that world is full of idiots who believe what they hear on the news and yet are still allowed to make decisions.
A new video of ANNA NICOLE SMITH raises questions. The first one is, why does anyone care, since she’s dead and none of this speculation matters?
The supposed 2 week movie theater run of MICHAEL JACKSON’S THIS IS IT has been extended until Thanksgiving. Bernie Madoff was quoted as saying “I can’t believe a movie studio would lie to the public to try and sell tickets and that I didn’t think of that first?!”
ELTON JOHN has canceled a bunch of shows because he’s sick. He’s really sick of playing “Your Song,” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.”
This is It?
After getting back from seeing This is It, it seems there are many more questions than answers on the tragic story of Michael Jackson. The footage culled from the performances leading up to the shows that never were show Michael Jackson not as a drug addict, but a musical perfectionist trying to put on the greatest show ever known to man. He appeared happy and in good spirits in every scene. On top of that, he appeared to be a truly nice person. You would almost never know this was the same person who was taking near lethal doses of anesthetics regularly. In one scene, when the levels in his ear monitors were not right, rather than snap into a diva tantrum, he told the people to fix the problem and then said “I love you” to them for helping to get it right.
Vocally, Michael Jackson sounded great on ballads such as “Human Nature,” and on every song, he danced his ass off. His voice sounded pretty shot in numbers such as “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” and “Beat It,” but it’s undeniable, the man could still dance. The moves were as fresh as they were in the 80s and 90s. It’s hard to believe that hours after some of the footage in the movie, Michael Jackson would be dead.
Knowing that he would die, the movie gives you that feeling you had when you first heard the news. I sat through the movie thinking that he is still very much alive. If you are a Michael Jackson fan, this movie is a great document of the final performances of a true legend.
Let it simmer.
This Is It
Rolling Stone Magazine has released the tracklist for the October 27, 2009 release of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It.”
This Is It Disc One
1. Wanna Be Startin Somethin
3. They Don’t Care About Us
4. Human Nature
5. Smooth Criminal
6. The Way You Make Me Feel
7. Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
8. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
10. Beat It
11. Black Or White
12. Earth Song
13. Billie Jean
14. Man In The Mirror
15. This Is It
16. This Is It (Orchestra Version)
This Is It Disc Two
1. She’s Out Of My Life (Demo)
2. Wanna Be Startin Somethin (Demo)
3. Beat It (Demo)
4. Planet Earth (Poem)
Rumours abound. Sites like our good friends at Dr. Funkenberry are reporting that Michael Jackson has passed away from cardiac arrest. We hope this is not true!
The below photos are adverts for his “This Is It” shows at the O2 in London scheduled to begin next month and run through 2010.
This is it?