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07/07/2009

Because the media gods require us to find some kind of Jackson angle

by Jeremy Hooper

This "culture war" relic comes from the AP, July of 1984:

Picture 24-26

Please, please, please let the Thriller dance be a daily afterlife requirement

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After resding this I forgot why I use to respect Boy George - now I remember.

Posted by: Alonzo | Jul 7, 2009 7:27:35 PM

It's actually kind of astounding that both Michael and Boy George *did* remain in the news 25 years later. Sure, sometimes both of them hit the news for dubious/circumspect reasons. But how many pop stars of 1984 still have celebrity in the 21st century.

Just like on so many other things, Falwell seems to have been wrong about the "fad" prediction.

Posted by: G-A-Y | Jul 7, 2009 7:34:06 PM

But how many pop stars of 1984 still have celebrity in the 21st century:

Madonna and kinda sorta Prince,Cyndi Lauper & George Michael.

Posted by: Alonzo | Jul 7, 2009 8:07:06 PM

But for most part you are correct.

Posted by: Alonzo | Jul 7, 2009 8:07:59 PM

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