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(Entertainment Weekly)   Judge will allow a hologram of Michael Jackson to "perform" at the Billboard Music Awards, though it won't be allowed within 100 yards of children   (music-mix.ew.com ) divider line
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2014-05-18 12:31:00 AM  
And he has a new album coming out. Your move, Tupac.
 
2014-05-18 12:54:34 AM  
To be followed by a hologram of Elvis kicking Michael's ass for marrying his Lisa Marie...
 
2014-05-18 02:50:12 AM  
Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.
 
2014-05-18 03:41:16 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?
 
2014-05-18 03:49:19 AM  

Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?


pretty sure that isn't even close to what they're saying.
 
2014-05-18 03:56:05 AM  
I'm pretty sure he was cleared of all charges in a court of law, and continuing to protest otherwise years after his death is pretty desperate if you're trying to be edgy.
He was naive and pretty stupid, but you can thank his dad for screwing him up that badly
 
2014-05-18 06:11:51 AM  
For extra realism, the hologram will come in a little can.
 
2014-05-18 06:31:03 AM  
Man, that is just ignorant.
 
2014-05-18 06:36:21 AM  

Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?


Pretty sure the point was that extremely successful people tend to also be enormous assholes.
 
2014-05-18 06:48:52 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


So drugging and raping a 13 yr old in the ass is good for creativity?
/solid thinking buddy
 
2014-05-18 06:54:56 AM  

laid back w/bud light: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So drugging and raping a 13 yr old in the ass is good for creativity?
/solid thinking buddy


You don't comprehend too well, do you?
 
2014-05-18 06:58:41 AM  

Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?


No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin
 
2014-05-18 07:01:28 AM  
Huh.  So it's a music awards show, and they'd rather use a hologram of a dead man performing a recorded song than have a live act in that slot?

I'll be sure to watch, brah.
 
2014-05-18 07:02:04 AM  
Michael Jackson should be a hero of the conservative right:

1) He always aspired to become white, and achieved his goal, even going so far as to father three white children
2) He was an early adopter of the "trickle down" theory - and also shared his wealth through multiple awards to downtrodden youth and their families
3) He knew the Jews were to blame for all his problems
 
2014-05-18 08:33:31 AM  

PreMortem: laid back w/bud light: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So drugging and raping a 13 yr old in the ass is good for creativity?
/solid thinking buddy

You don't comprehend too well, do you?


On a related note: Al Gore is wrong about Climate Change because he lives in a big house.
 
2014-05-18 08:42:15 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.
 
2014-05-18 08:55:13 AM  

LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin


Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?
 
2014-05-18 08:56:22 AM  

carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.


No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.
 
2014-05-18 08:59:23 AM  

PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.


/reductio
//spell checker no like latin
 
2014-05-18 09:03:40 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


When you look at a Farrah Fawcett poster, you do not consider the shambles of her personal life or her struggle with cancer. You just stare at those breasts and then move on. Jackson's death may have allowed his songs to play freely on the radio again, but some idiots will carry a grudge. Stupid? Yes. And it only hurts them.

Course, when your derp overweighs anything beneficial you may have done, you deserve to be mocked. This holds for people like Jenny McCarthy, Jane Fonda, and Barbara Streisand. Does Jacko fall in this category? No. He was just weird and exploited, but he had damn good rhythm.
 
2014-05-18 09:58:10 AM  

rjakobi: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

When you look at a Farrah Fawcett poster, you do not consider the shambles of her personal life or her struggle with cancer. You just stare at those breasts and then move on. Jackson's death may have allowed his songs to play freely on the radio again, but some idiots will carry a grudge. Stupid? Yes. And it only hurts them.

Course, when your derp overweighs anything beneficial you may have done, you deserve to be mocked. This holds for people like Jenny McCarthy, Jane Fonda, and Barbara Streisand. Does Jacko fall in this category? No. He was just weird and exploited, but he had damn good rhythm.

McCarthy i understand what with the anti-vax thing and the serious harm that causes, but what did Fonda and Streisand do that makes them so bad that their artistic works are overshadowed? Be specific, please.
 
2014-05-18 10:08:49 AM  

PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.


Actually, makes good sense to me.
 
2014-05-18 10:10:38 AM  

Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?


No he is saying it's ok as long as you have talent.
 
2014-05-18 10:17:09 AM  

COMALite J: rjakobi: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

When you look at a Farrah Fawcett poster, you do not consider the shambles of her personal life or her struggle with cancer. You just stare at those breasts and then move on. Jackson's death may have allowed his songs to play freely on the radio again, but some idiots will carry a grudge. Stupid? Yes. And it only hurts them.

Course, when your derp overweighs anything beneficial you may have done, you deserve to be mocked. This holds for people like Jenny McCarthy, Jane Fonda, and Barbara Streisand. Does Jacko fall in this category? No. He was just weird and exploited, but he had damn good rhythm.
McCarthy i understand what with the anti-vax thing and the serious harm that causes, but what did Fonda and Streisand do that makes them so bad that their artistic works are overshadowed? Be specific, please.


Fonda used to go to the Viet Cong camps where they kept the American POWs and tell the guards which ones to beat up. Streisand has a moonbat liberal agenda, and her enormous political clout makes her very dangerous to our way of life.
 
2014-05-18 10:23:17 AM  

tacos4jesus: PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.

Actually, makes good sense to me.


So if Hitler discovered the cure for cancer, you wouldn't want it available. That is how stupid any argument against my claim sounds. Does that make sense to you?
 
2014-05-18 10:24:12 AM  

dababler: Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?

No he is saying it's ok as long as you have talent.


You too need to improve your reading comprehension skills.
 
2014-05-18 10:25:49 AM  

markfara: Fonda used to go to the Viet Cong camps where they kept the American POWs and tell the guards which ones to beat up. Streisand has a moonbat liberal agenda, and her enormous political clout makes her very dangerous to our way of life.


LOL, Streisand? Dangerous to our way of life? Well where the hell was all her liberal political clout between the years 2000 and 20008? Maybe she was out on tour.

And yes, Fonda is a moron.
 
2014-05-18 10:27:47 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


I don't watch Sean Penn movies because I never found him to be a good actor.  His brother, OTOH,  could act his way out of a wet paper bag.
 
2014-05-18 10:29:44 AM  

PreMortem: dababler: Commander Lysdexic: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

So you're saying, it's ok to do those sorts of things, as long as one is rich and famous?

No he is saying it's ok as long as you have talent.

You too need to improve your reading comprehension skills.


Why? It would destroy the narrative of you I am creating,
 
2014-05-18 10:30:44 AM  

PreMortem: tacos4jesus: PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.

Actually, makes good sense to me.

So if Hitler discovered the cure for cancer, you wouldn't want it available. That is how stupid any argument against my claim sounds. Does that make sense to you?


How the hell did cancer get into this?
 
2014-05-18 10:33:14 AM  

Mugato: markfara: Fonda used to go to the Viet Cong camps where they kept the American POWs and tell the guards which ones to beat up. Streisand has a moonbat liberal agenda, and her enormous political clout makes her very dangerous to our way of life.

LOL, Streisand? Dangerous to our way of life? Well where the hell was all her liberal political clout between the years 2000 and 20008? Maybe she was out on tour.

And yes, Fonda is a moron.


I was in the Army for four years in the late seventies, when the bullsh*t horror stories about Fonda were a-flying. Didn't go to Nam, but I served with a lot of guys who did. And, of course, everyone telling the tales had either witnessed them first-hand or had a "good friend" who did. It was derp on a massive scale, before the term had been coined. But yeah, she's a moran. . . and WAY overrated as an actress.

The Streisand thing was tongue-in-cheek on my part, but a lot of dumbasses out there do buy it. She and Sean Penn are very VERY dangerous people, you know. So don't watch their movies. You are warned!
 
2014-05-18 10:38:10 AM  

markfara: She and Sean Penn are very VERY dangerous people, you know. So don't watch their movies. You are warned!


I don't think you have anything to worry about from me on that end. Although Sean Penn was the bomb in Carlito's Way, yo.
 
2014-05-18 10:39:28 AM  

Mugato: markfara: She and Sean Penn are very VERY dangerous people, you know. So don't watch their movies. You are warned!

I don't think you have anything to worry about from me on that end. Although Sean Penn was the bomb in Carlito's Way, yo.


You watched that film? Guess I'll be putting you on "ignore," then. ;-)
 
2014-05-18 10:47:38 AM  

PreMortem: tacos4jesus: PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.

Actually, makes good sense to me.

So if Hitler discovered the cure for cancer, you wouldn't want it available. That is how stupid any argument against my claim sounds. Does that make sense to you?


Hitler was just an artist with crushed dreams.  He took his revenge out against Jews and Commies.  He wasn't capable of inventing anything.  Don't give him meaningless credit to justify your position.
 
2014-05-18 10:56:50 AM  

dababler: PreMortem: tacos4jesus: PreMortem: carrion_luggage: PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.

And Hitler was a pretty good landscape painter. But yeah, art from artist, got it.

No, I don't think you do. But way to envoke reducio ad absurdum. Michael Jackson to Hitler is quality derp.

Actually, makes good sense to me.

So if Hitler discovered the cure for cancer, you wouldn't want it available. That is how stupid any argument against my claim sounds. Does that make sense to you?

How the hell did cancer get into this?


This thread got Warburged.
 
2014-05-18 11:15:38 AM  

Mugato: LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin

Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?


Crimes against speaking Manslaughter attempt
 
2014-05-18 11:18:32 AM  

LewDux: Mugato: LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin

Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?

Crimes against speaking Manslaughter attempt


Never heard of that.
 
2014-05-18 11:43:16 AM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


Momma always told me
Be careful what you do
Don't go around touching young boys parts
But Papa Joe he told me
It don't matter who you screw
If you're famous and you're rich
Then the whole world is your biatch
 
2014-05-18 11:54:19 AM  

Mugato: LewDux: Mugato: LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin

Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?

Crimes against speaking Manslaughter attempt

Never heard of that.


Also, biting the heads off a live dove and bat (the bat was an accident, but still)
 
2014-05-18 12:06:34 PM  

Mega Steve: Mugato: LewDux: Mugato: LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin

Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?

Crimes against speaking Manslaughter attempt

Never heard of that.

Also, biting the heads off a live dove and bat (the bat was an accident, but still)


Well, that's why pencils have erasers.

/can't find the manslaughter thing
//should have gone for Vince Neil, killed a guy in a drunken car crash, did 1 month
 
2014-05-18 12:09:52 PM  
It's scary how some farkers are okay with pedophiles. Really makes you wonder if you saw them on "to catch a predator"
 
2014-05-18 12:18:55 PM  

Candygram4Mongo: To be followed by a hologram of Elvis kicking Michael's ass for marrying his Lisa Marie...


Y'know, that pretty much proved Elvis was, in fact, dead, because if he'd have been alive and had simply faked his death, he'd have called a press conference right then and there pleading with Lisa Marie to get it annulled.

/of course according to Lisa Marie, her second ex-husband seemed obsessed with her father's death
 
2014-05-18 12:29:55 PM  

duffblue: It's scary how some farkers are okay with pedophiles. Really makes you wonder if you saw them on "to catch a predator"


for liking MJs music? count me in, i suppose, moran.
 
2014-05-18 12:36:07 PM  
As long as they don't use White Michael.
 
2014-05-18 12:37:03 PM  

PreMortem: Say what you want about his personal life, but his is and was the king of pop. I mock people who won't watch a Sean Penn movie because of his politics, or a Roman Polanski film. If you can't seperate the art from the artist, you're a fool. If you tried hard enough or knew the truth about anyone, you'd not experience a goddamn thing.


Pretty sure that wasn't your expressed opinion with Joe Paterno.
 
2014-05-18 12:42:43 PM  
Of course, it's not REALLY a hologram.
It's an optical trick that dates back to the 19th century when they first invented projection.  But whatevs.
 
2014-05-18 01:08:09 PM  
Sorry Billboard, no MJ hologram will ever top this:

imagizer.imageshack.us

R.I.P Li'l Sebastian
 
2014-05-18 01:16:38 PM  

Mugato: Mega Steve: Mugato: LewDux: Mugato: LewDux: No, as long as one is talented. See Ozzy, Led Zeppelin

Hey, WTF did Ozzy do?

Crimes against speaking Manslaughter attempt

Never heard of that.

Also, biting the heads off a live dove and bat (the bat was an accident, but still)

Well, that's why pencils have erasers.

/can't find the manslaughter thing
//should have gone for Vince Neil, killed a guy in a drunken car crash, did 1 month


Ozzy did try to murder Sharon at on point by strangling her in a drug and/or booze induced rage. Learned that on behind the music.
 
2014-05-18 01:25:20 PM  

mechgreg: Ozzy did try to murder Sharon at on point by strangling her in a drug and/or booze induced rage. Learned that on behind the music.


Ugh. Vile woman. Case dismissed.
 
2014-05-18 01:58:07 PM  

jocutus: Sorry Billboard, no MJ hologram will ever top this:

[imagizer.imageshack.us image 550x309]

R.I.P Li'l Sebastian


This should have been the Weeners. Such an awesome episode. It should have been the series finale.
 
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