Posts Tagged ‘Michael Jackson’

Forensic Expert Applies the Heinz 57 Defense in Robert Wone Case

Forensic scientist to the stars, Dr. Henry Lee (seen above discussing the death of Michael Jackson with CNN's Larry King), testified Monday in the sensational trial of three Dupont Circle men accused of conspiring to cover up the 2006 murder of D.C. attorney Robert Wone.
Analyzing photos of a kitchen knife found at the crime scene, Lee testified that blood stains on [...]

The Friday Limerick Review

The Andean cubs have been seen
With mama bear (named Billie Jean)
The way that they tumbled
M.J. would be humbled
On dance floors, the bear is a queen
The lib ain't intended to last
Perhaps it's a little half-assed
A driver, quite drunk
Took out a big chunk
And shut it all down (that was fast)
This lim'rick is, um, quite hard-hitting
But HushGalleria is [...]

Sosa’s Whitening: “I Don’t Think I Look Like Michael Jackson”

Speaking of rewhitening D.C. Public Schools, what's with Sammy Sosa's new face? The one he brought along to last week's Latin Grammy awards in Las Vegas.
Thankfully, it's all clear now, this question of whether Sosa is trying to lighten his skin.

Let America Mourn

Eddie Turner's image says, so simply, what we are all feeling.

(N.B.: Turner's girlfriend passed this on to me; it is not posted on his Web site but you should read that anyway.)

Our Morning Roundup: Busted Edition

Michael Jackson's memorial service monopolized every media outlet yesterday and seems to be the only national news event worth covering this morning.  It was poignant, it was tasteful, but what does it have to do with Washington?  Everything, according to Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), who spoke at the service yesterday and announced House Resolution 600. [...]

Hitler and Jackson: Offensive on So Many Levels

Still, this video showing the Fuhrer reacting to news of Michael Jackson's death is brilliant.
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Jackson Death Souvenirs Already In D.C.

It's no surprise that all Michael Jackson memorabilia is being bought excessively around the world since he died on Thursday.  Time and Newsweek already released commemorative issues showing Jackson at various times through his career, the MJ cover band Who's Bad sold out not one, but two shows at the 9:30 Club on Friday night [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Goodbye Used Car Lots

In case you missed it: here's all you need to know about yesterday morning's federal court hearing on CFSA: In CFSA Case, Nickles Plays Defense; Judge Hogan Critical Of CFSA Director Selection Process.
Dee Does the District decides to not open up about getting terminated by DCPS. But this doesn't stop her from opening up about [...]

Washington Post Happy with Coverage

Management of the Washington Post is impressed with how the paper handled the Metro crash and the death of King of Pop Michael Jackson. Memo, after the jump, says it's now time for the sports section to shine.

Lucky Washington Post Employees Get Special Jacko Opportunity

From an email to Post employees:
Pay tribute to the King of Pop with a commemorative poster, available for
sale at the main entrance of NW for $5.
As an employee of The Washington Post, you're receiving first notice about
this special opportunity.

Our Morning Roundup: Let The Michael Jackson Idolatry Begin

Good morning, City Desk readers. Did you miss me? Dave didn't–dude told me to "bring it hard" this week, and I will. I'll start by saying all this love for Michael Jackson seems pretty fucking bizarre. Last time this guy was in the limelight, 2/3 of the country was outraged that he got away with [...]

WCP Confirms Michael Jackson’s Death

A short time ago, Washington City Paper called the L.A. Coroner's Office for confirmation on the rumors concerning the King of Pop's alleged death. 
When Washington City Paper asked for confirmation, we were put on hold. 
We are still on hold. 
While we wait, we revel in the memory of having watched (already) Al Sharpton's press conference, Michael [...]