Michael Jackson Conspiracy

New Edition
Author: Aphrodite Jones
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780615686202
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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For those who care to know the truth about Michael Jackson, and the media conspiracy against him, this is the book to read.

Über Michael Jackson


Author: Margo Jefferson
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827070082
Category: Music
Page: 176
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Wir alle kennen ihn - aber wer ist Michael Jackson? In ihrem eleganten Essay nähert sich Margo Jefferson der spannendsten und widersprüchlichsten Figur der Popkultur, einem Star, den Hits wie Billie Jean und Thriller unsterblich machten. Sie analysiert das Phänomen Jackson, wie er erst als schwarzer Kinderstar, dann als exzentrischer Freak und schließlich als Verdächtigter vor Gericht von sich reden machte - und zur zerbrechlichsten Ikone der Postmoderne wurde. Eine brillante, pointiert gefasste Studie, die Publishers Weekly mit Susan Sontags frühen Aufsätzen zur amerikanischen Popkultur verglich.

Michael Jackson - Eine Bilddokumentation 1958-2009


Author: Adrian Grant
Publisher: Bosworth Music
ISBN: 0857128868
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 280
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Mythos, Glanz, Glamour, Abgründe und Perfektion bis zur Selbstaufgabe - Diese Schlagworte umreißen die Figur Michael Jackson. Vieles wurde Zeit seines Lebens - und vor allem seit seinem plötzlichen, tragischen Tod - geschrieben, veröffentlicht und gemutmaßt. Adrian Grant, Publizist des Magazins 'Off The Wall', war ihm treu und in Bewunderung verbunden und hat diese Leidenschaft, die er selbst als 'Michael Jackson Virus' bezeichnet, in dem vorliegenden Werk ausleben dürfen. Diese Bilddokumentation zeigt liebevoll und akribisch alle Stationen des Superstars, in vielen Bildern und extbeiträgen. Man wird hier keinen neuen Klatsch und Tratsch über den unangefochtenen 'King Of Pop' finden. Was man jedoch entdecken wird, ist ein umfassender, chronologischer Leitfaden zu Leben und Karriere des größten Entertainers, den die Welt je gesehen hat!

Moonwalk


Author: Michael Jackson
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 364121887X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
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Der Superstar in SEINEN Worten - Michael Jacksons einzige und einzigartige Autobiografie "Ich habe mir immer gewünscht, Geschichten erzählen zu können, Geschichten, die aus meiner Seele kommen. Ich würde am liebsten an einem Feuer sitzen und Geschichten erzählen – meine Zuhörer dazu bringen, Bilder zu sehen, zu weinen und zu lachen, sie gefühlsmäßig irgendwohin zu entführen mit den so täuschend einfach wirkenden Mitteln der Sprache. Keine Kostüme, kein Make-up, nichts, nur du und deine Stimme ..." Michael Jackson in Moonwalk. Am 25. Juni 2009 steht die Welt kurz still. Michael Jackson ist tot. "Moonwalk" nimmt uns noch einmal mit zurück in sein Leben: von den Anfängen der "Jackson Five" bis zu seinen größten Hits als Megastar. Ausführlich erzählt Michael Jackson von den Jahren in seiner Heimatstadt Gary, dem Verhältnis zu seiner Familie und späteren Freunden wie Diana Ross oder Paul McCartney. Erstaunlich offen gewährt er Einblicke in seine Arbeitsweise und spricht erstmals auch über die Schattenseiten seines Erfolges. Über die Angst, zu scheitern, die rufschädigenden Gerüchte und seine fast unerträgliche Einsamkeit. Mit „Moonwalk” offenbart Michael Jackson den Menschen hinter dem Star – und trifft damit mitten ins Herz. Der Mensch hinter dem Megastar – außergewöhnlich offen und sehr berührend.

Michael Jackson

The Book the Media Doesn't Want You to Read
Author: Shawn Henning
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781449030155
Category: History
Page: 104
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As fans of entertainers our voice is often overlooked. We are passed off as simple fans who really don't know to much. The media, with all their experts, reports, opinions, and speculations are often times not the truth. For the first time the fans of Michael Jackson will speak out. False reports and rumors are exposed in this book and the Author provides in indepth look at the media theories and speculations. The fans finally have a book that expresses what they know to be the truth about The Icon of Music Michael Jackson. The Author takes you through Michael Jackson life from the viewpoint of a fan. Backed by intense research and interview from noted film-maker and defense witness for Michael Jackson Larry Nimmer who also wrote this about the book. "You've done excellent research and there were some things that I learned that I didn't know. It was interesting what you had to say about the accusers and about his dad, Joe Jackson. I liked your comparison that Americans will sleep with animals in their bed but they are not accused of bestailiaty... good comparison... You've presented a convincing story about people who fabricated stories for personal gain, including the media, at the expense of Michael Jackson... great job and very interesting." Larry Nimmer

MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson


Author: Steve Knopper
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476730393
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 448
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The definitive biography of Michael Jackson, a “vivid…gripping...authoritative account of a world-changing force of nature” (Rolling Stone), celebrating the King of Pop’s legendary contributions to music, dance, and popular culture. From the moment in 1965 when he first stepped on stage—at age seven—in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson was destined to become the undisputed King of Pop. In a career spanning four decades, Jackson became a global icon, selling over four hundred million albums, earning thirteen Grammy awards, and spinning dance moves that captivated the world. Songs like “Billie Jean” and “Black and White” altered our national discussion of race and equality, and Jackson’s signature aesthetic, from the single white glove to the moonwalk, defined a generation. Despite publicized scandals and controversy, Jackson’s ultimate legacy will always be his music. In an account that “reminds us why Michael Jackson was, indeed, a ‘genius’ entertainer” (New York Newsday), Rolling Stone contributing editor Steve Knopper delves deeply into Jackson’s music and talent. From the artist’s early days with the Jackson 5, to his stratospheric success as a solo artist, to “Beat It” and “Thriller,” “Bad” and “The Man in the Mirror,” to his volatile final years, his attempted comeback, and untimely death, Knopper draws on his “critical and reportorial savvy in assessing Jackson’s creative peaks and valleys,” (USA TODAY) exploring the beguiling and often contradictory forces that fueled Michael Jackson’s genius. Drawing on an amazing four hundred interviews—ranging from Jackson’s relatives, friends, and key record executives to celebrities like will.i.am and Weird Al Yankovic—this critical biography puts his career into perspective and celebrates his triumph in art and music. This is “a thoughtful look at an artist who grew up in a segregated mill town and who, for the rest of his life, made music to bring down walls” (Chicago Tribune).

Otherness and Power: Michael Jackson and His Media Critics


Author: Susan Woodward
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0578138026
Category:
Page: 96
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Otherness and Power: Michael Jackson and His Media Critics is an innovative study of the cultural impact of Michael Jackson. Jackson had millions of ardent fans around the world, but from the early days of his adult career many in the media mocked and reviled him. How did such divergent attitudes come about? This book examines the origins and psychological underpinnings of the media's hostility by closely analyzing some of the most harshly critical writings about Jackson. While racism and discomfort with Jackson's "otherness" have previously been recognized as the elements that fueled media criticisms, Susan Woodward reveals another important factor: the perception that Jackson was extraordinarily powerful, in ways that went beyond celebrity and wealth. Through research and careful analysis, Woodward explores the ways in which Jackson's power was seen, the largely unconscious response to his power, the functions of the media's criticisms and the origins of the perceptions of Jackson's power.

The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife

His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife
Author: Elizabeth Amisu
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440838658
Category: Social Science
Page: 352
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An essential companion to Michael Jackson's music, films, and books, this work offers 21 original, academic essays on all things Jackson—from film, music, and dance to fashion, culture, and literature. • Takes a sophisticated, academic approach to understanding Jackson's art and life, providing insights into his entire body of work from a perspective never before available outside of music/culture journals • Concentrates on aspects of Jackson's art that have not previously been researched, such as his use of costumes and clothing, his poetry, and his function as an auteur • Includes a section focused on Jackson's posthumous work and representation • Connects with the study of literature, especially early modern English writings and, perhaps surprisingly, the works of William Shakespeare

Untouchable

The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson
Author: Randall Sullivan
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 161185993X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 300
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Drawing on never-before-seen material, this definitive biography exposes the true extent of the Jackson family's dysfunctionality -- evidence of which is still in the public eye as they dispute the star's will Jackson was the most talented, richest, and most famous pop star on the planet. But the outpouring of emotion that followed his loss was bittersweet. Dogged by scandal for over fifteen years, and undone by his own tendency to trust the wrong people, Jackson had become untouchable in many quarters, a fact that wounded him deeply. Now, drawing on unprecedented access to friends, enemies, employees, and associates of Jackson, Randall Sullivan delivers an intimate, unflinching, and deeply human portrait of a man who was never quite understood by the media, his fans, or even those closest to him. Untouchable promises to be a profound investigation into the enigma that was Michael Jackson.

The Murder of Michael Jackson

The Cover Up and Conspiracy
Author: Deborah Stefaniak
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781505842845
Category:
Page: 82
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The first question to ask in any homicide is "What was the motive?" For Dr. Conrad Murray the real motive should have been to keep Michael Jackson alive. That way he could get paid. But it wasn't Dr. Murray that was the only person in Michael Jackson's life at the end. There were other people too. Other people who did have a motive to kill. Working backwards from information personally received, discoveries have been made as to who the real killer of Michael Jackson was. This recounting of the events as they happened, is a personal testimony to the discoveries and evidence supporting the conspiracy and cover up of the murder of one of the greatest entertainers and humanitarians in world history - Michael Jackson.

Musicians & Composers of the 20th Century: Paul Desmond-Joan Jett


Author: Alfred William Cramer
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9781587655142
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 360
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Examines individuals from all over the world who gained significance as composers, performers, instrumentalists, vocalists, and teachers. Covers the history of musical genres, including blues, classical, country, gospel, jazz, Latin, musical theater, opera, punk, rap, reggae, rock, and more.

Michael Jackson

The Magic, the Madness, the Whole Story
Author: J. Randy Taraborrelli
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330514156
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 704
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A number 1 bestseller, this definitive biography of Michael Jackson is now completely updated to include the events leading to the untimely death of the star. J. Randy Taraborrelli is the expert on Michael Jackson, having known him since they were both teenagers and having interviewed the singer and his family many times. So much has been written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth. J. Randy Taraborrelli cuts through the tabloid rumours and innuendo, the conflicting stories and lurid accusations, to reveal the real man. From his drilling as a child star through the blooming of his talent, from his ever-changing personal appearance to his marriages, from his addictions to his love for his children, we see what motivated one of the greatest performers of all time. Objective and revealing, this book combines impeccable research, brilliant story-telling and a clear-sighted understanding of the forces that shaped Michael's life and his death. 'The most authoritative book ever written about Michael Jackson' Daily Mail 'A superbly researched investigation' heat

Conspiracy! 49 Reasons to Doubt, 50 Reasons to Believe


Author: Ian Shircore
Publisher: John Blake Publishing
ISBN: 1857827406
Category: Social Science
Page: 300
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Would British scientists really test sarin nerve poison on young volunteers and tell them it was research for a cure for colds? Would they really release Ecoli in Swindon and Southampton to try out germ warfare techniques? Even 50 years on, no-one's telling the whole story. Conspiracies and cover-ups, real or imagined, have shaped our world. Now leaked cables and declassified papers are rewriting the history of our times. More information must be good, but how do you tell truth from fiction?In this fresh, readable look at 50 conspiracy theories, Ian Shircore cuts through the fog and misinformation to deliver a balanced analysis of the key facts behind unsettling suspicions that litter our recent past. Today's new evidence - from WikiLeaks, freedom of information requests and declassified archives - has solved some classic mysteries. Yet it raises more questions than ever about the assassinations of the 1960s, the dirty secrets of the late 20th century and the earth-shaking events of recent years. Once you've seen what WikiLeaks has revealed about the radioactive poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko, you won't be so sure about the British secret service. Once you've weighed the evidence yourself, you may well decide there was a Second Yorkshire Ripper, that cricketing hero Bob Woolmer was murdered and that rock icon Jim Morrison's death in Paris was anything but straightforward.

Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]
Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783442154517
Category:
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Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.

Talking at Trena's

Everyday Conversations at an African American Tavern
Author: Reuben A. Buford May
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814756727
Category: Social Science
Page: 210
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Talking at Trena's is an ethnography conducted in a bar in an African American, middle-class neighborhood on Chicago's southside. May's work focuses on how the mostly black, working- and middle-class patrons of Trena's talk about race, work, class, women, relationships, the media, and life in general. May recognizes tavern talk as a form of social play and symbolic performace within the tavern, as well as an indication of the social problems African Americans confront on a daily basis. Following a long tradition of research on informal gathering places, May's work reveals, though close description and analysis of ethnographic data, how African Americans come to understand the racial dynamics of American society which impact their jobs, entertainment—particularly television programs—and their social interactions with peers, employers, and others. Talking at Trena's provides a window into the laughs, complaints, experiences, and strategies which Trena's regulars share for managing daily life outside the safety and comfort of the tavern.

Conspiracy Films

A Tour of Dark Places in the American Conscious
Author: Barna William Donovan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786486155
Category: Social Science
Page: 282
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For many years, conspiracy theories have been among the most popular story elements in Hollywood films. According to the “conspiracy culture,” Government, Big Business, the Church, even aliens—all of which, bundled together, comprise the ubiquitous “Them”—are concealing some of the biggest secrets in American and world history. From The Manchurian Candidate (1962) to JFK (1991), The Matrix (1999) to The Da Vinci Code (2006), this decade-by-decade history explores our fascination with paranoia. The work paints a vivid picture of several of the more prevalent conspiracy theories and the entertainment they have inspired, not only in theatrical films but also in such television series as The X-Files, Lost and V.

Remember the Time

Die Bodyguards von Michael Jackson erzählen, warum der King of Pop wirklich starb
Author: Bill Whitfield,Javon Beard
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732503690
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 352
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Was passierte wirklich vor Michael Jacksons Tod? Bis heute warten Millionen von Fans auf die Antwort dieser Frage. Dabei wurde viel gemutmaßt und geschrieben über das dramatische Ende des Superstars. Doch niemand hat den King of Pop am Schluss so gut gekannt wie seine Bodyguards Bill Whitfield und Javon Beard. Hier berichten die beiden von Jacksons letzten Lebensjahren. Mit viel Einfühlungsvermögen und Sympathie beschreiben sie das tragische Schicksal eines alleinerziehenden Vaters, der zerrieben wird zwischen der enormen Schuldenlast, dem Druck der Öffentlichkeit und dem Wunsch, ein ganz normales, glückliches Familienleben zu führen. Endlich: die ganze Wahrheit über das Ende des King of Pop.

Law and the Humanities

An Introduction
Author: Austin Sarat,Matthew Anderson,Cathrine O. Frank
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521899052
Category: Law
Page: 539
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A review and analysis of existing scholarship on the different national traditions and on the various modes and subjects of law and humanities.

Outrageous invasions

celebrities' private lives, media, and the law
Author: Robin D. Barnes
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 300
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In Outrageous Invasions: Celebrities' Private Lives, Media, and the Law, Professor Robin D. Barnes examines the role and nature of privacy in Western democracies. Celebrities are routinely subjected to stalking, harassment, invasion of privacy, and defamation. These occurrences are often violations of their constitutional rights. Professor Barnes addresses growing concerns about the widespread immunity from liability enjoyed by United States tabloid publishers. Outrageous Invasions chronicles these experiences and the legal battles waged by celebrities in both the United States and European Union against a press corps that continuously invades their private lives. Professor Barnes analyzes doctrinal developments in cases from the United States Supreme Court and the High Courts of Europe. These cases demonstrate that American celebrities are entitled to, but not receiving, the same protections as their European counterparts. In Outrageous Invasions, Professor Barnes explains the value of the rights of the individual to democratic nations. She notes the importance of insuring appropriate protection for freedom of expression and associational freedom through meaningful regulation in the instances when speech rights collide with equally important values such as privacy and equality.