Michael Jackson just became the latest deceased musician to rise again in hologram form. At the 2014 Billboard Music Awards this past weekend, he "danced" and "sang" a song from his comeback album Xscape, assembled with "modernized" bits from the cutting room floor of his career. Each time this happ ... More >>
With three different beer-centered events all happening within a four block radius, the West Bank is definitely the place to be this weekend. But let's not skip over one of the end-of-summer-fests beer drinkers look forward to for ringing in the next brew season. Tilia's annual Augtoberfest is this ... More >>
The celebrity blogs are hopping this morning with photos of stars in their Halloween costumes (Heidi Klum is by far the scariest and most stunning), but there was one that caught our eye: Last night, Kanye West showed his love for the King of Pop by dressing as Michael Jackson.The photo comes cou ... More >>
Hey! Put away your pitchforks. Douse your torches. Sheathe your sabers. Don't remind everyone of this hallowed Eddie Murphy routine, albeit in truncated, snipping blog comment form. Relax: calm the fuck down. Slow your roll. Gimme Noise is not gonna take a dump on Michael Jackson's blessed, sacre ... More >>
So is the jury actually still out on whether "Breaking News" was fake or partially fake? Gimme Noise never had any doubts about its veracity: fake, fake, fake, and a C-side quality tune besides. One could argue that it was actually a not-so-clever parody of the "fuck the media for picking on poor ... More >>
Go ahead, admit it. You have tried to do Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance more than once, but maybe you never got the steps, claps, or ghoulish head bobs quite right. Well have no fear, because tonight there's a step-by-step "Thriller" class at the Sabes Jewish Community Center--just in time fo ... More >>
DJ Rap and her angry slipmats Imagine showing up to work every day and each of your coworkers are drunk and shouting demands in your face. Hopefully this is not commonplace for you, but it happens nearly every night to those who claim DJing as a profession. I know what you're thinking -- someth ... More >>
More from our Q&A with Sean Tillmann in this week's print edition.
A tear-jerker almost 20 years in the making will see light of day on Jackson's forthcoming album This Is It.
Looks like Dr. Giggles is in some very, very big trouble.
What's creepier than MJ's corpse? How about MJ's corpse two months after his death.
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Iowa can't take the heat, calls it quits on Michael Jackson butter sculpture plans.
The Iowa State Fair puts its Michael Jackson butter sculpture up for a vote.
Jackson's daughter moved everyone else, but it was Stevie Wonder's performance that moved us.
The King of Pop's memorial has sold out the Staples Center, and hundreds more are expected to gather on the streets.
The Iowa State Fair will include a butter sculpture of a moonwalking Michael Jackson this year.
One thing that really makes his blood boil? Dead Michael Jackson.
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Let the custody battles begin.
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In the history of music, no life was as beautiful and as ghastly as Michael Jackson's.
A look back at a few of Jackson's most iconic moments.
Michael Jackson has died after suffering from cardiac arrest.
Gimme Noise speculates most soberly and respectfully on the King of Pop's upcoming declaration.
Jon Bream is one of the longest-running popular music critics in the United States, having reviewed concerts for the Minneapolis Star Tribune since 1974 (when it was still the Minneapolis Star). He is "author-in-chief" of a massive new book about Led Zeppelin, Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin: The Illustrat ... More >>
Ever seen a bunch of band geeks doing the Thriller dance in unison? Now's your chance.
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Johnny Depp recently told the AP that his androgynous child-like portrayal of Willy Wonka wasn't based on Michael Jackson, as many have speculated. Instead, he says, he found inspiration in children's show hosts. But the chalky visage, the retro fascination, the penchant for bizarre outbursts, and ... More >>
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