Category Archives: MICHAEL JACKSON

The Looseleaf Report’s Musings on the Decade, Including the Best, the Worst, and Those Anointed into Our Hall of Shame

Obama, Election night, November 4, 2008, Havana, Cuba. Photo by Victoria Looseleaf. By Victoria Looseleaf Because this would be an encyclopedia of egregious deeds if I included the horrendousness of 9/11, the invasion of Iraq, the Bush brigade, and all … Continue reading

Posted in ANDRE AGASSI, BARBARO, Bob Dylan, JOY BEHAR, LABELS: OBAMA’S ELECTION, LEVI JOHNSTON, MERYL STREEP, MICHAEL JACKSON, OCTOMOM, PRECIOUS, Sarah Palin, TEDDY KENNEDY, TIGER WOODS | Comments Off

Michael Jackson: More Than Skin Deep

By Mary Lyn Maiscott I wrote this piece in March 2001 for the website New Media Music (now defunct). In light of Jackson’s death yesterday, we’ve decided to reprint it here. Last week, when I was rooting around the music … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

Diega Luna and Samantha Morton play obsessive Michael Jackson and Marilyn Monroe impersonators who meet in Paris. Tribeca Film Festival 2008, April 23-May 4Mister LonelyDirected by Harmony KorineScreenplay by Harmony Korine and Avi KorineStarring Diego Luna, Samantha Morton, James Fox, … Continue reading

Posted in Anita Pallenberg, Diego Luna, Harmony Korine, Marilyn Monroe, MICHAEL JACKSON, Mister Lonely, Samantha Morton, Werner Herzog | Comments Off

If He Builds It Will They Come?

By Victoria Looseleaf Well, the $5 million I wished I had to lend myself obviously never materialized (and JAG that I am—Jewish American Goddess—I refuse to buy lottery tickets), but I do manage to find solace in a quote from … Continue reading

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